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Body Image - Key Stage 3&4


Resources, guidance and articles

Being Me - Newsround has made a special programme called Being Me, exploring what kids think about their body image.


Teacher Guidance - Key standards in teaching about body image

BBC News - Unilever to use 'less sexist' ads

BBC News - Pressure to look perfect hits girls' confidence, say Guides 


MediaSmart - Body Image and Advertising - Some great teaching resources and lesson plans on body image. Also includes a section for young people and a section for parents.

Media Smart Parent Guide 2015

Media Smart Body Image and Advertising - Teachers Notes

You can also use the TV adverts in MediaSmart UK's youtube playlist.

If you do wish to use the case studies, please ensure that your school or educational institution has a valid Educational Recording Agency licence.