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Alcohol

Alcohol lesson plan packIn this lesson, students explore the reasons why some young people choose to drink alcohol and the impact this can have on them.

Using peer-to-peer discussion, scenarios and videos, students will be encouraged to identify and assess the risks associated with underage or irresponsible drinking, and how to deal with pressure from peers.

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Better Health - Every Mind Matters

Make Inside Feel Better 

Public Health England have launched the Better Health - Every Mind Matters campaign to support the nation’s mental wellbeing with the encouragement that “When things aren’t so good out there, make inside feel better”. The campaign is aimed at adults, but weighted towards those most at risk of mental health problems. The key message is to encourage people to create a free NHS-approved Mind Plan’.
 
The partner resources include a range of materials that direct to the Mind Plan tool and drive to Every Mind Matters content on NHS.UK:

It also includes practical tips and videos from experts on dealing with stress and anxiety, boosting your mood, sleeping better and what you can do to help others – including advice for parents and for children and young people

 

Body Image in a Digital World

Body image lesson plan packEncourage students to explore what body image is, how social media can impact it and ways to reduce stress or anxiety caused by online pressures.

Using peer-to-peer discussion and activities, students discuss the impact of social media on body image and identify techniques for minimising stress that may arise from negative body image.

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Building Connections 

Help students to understand that everybody feels lonely at times, but there are actions they can take to help build connections.
 
Using peer-to-peer discussion, videos and activities, students will explore the meaning of loneliness and connection.
 

Download the Y6 lesson plan

Download the KS3 and KS4 lesson plans

 

 

Bullying and Cyberbullying

Bullying lesson plan packIn this lesson, students identify what being bullied means and the emotional impact it can have on someone.

Using peer-to-peer discussion, scenarios and videos, students explore different situations in which people can treat others in a negative way, as well as discover strategies to deal with hurtful types of behaviour.

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Dealing With Change

In this lesson, students explore the nature of change.

Using peer-to-peer discussion and activities, students will explore the nature of change, identify challenges that can arise in managing changing situations and learn where to get support

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Exam Stress

Exam stress lesson plan packIn this lesson, students identify the signs and symptoms of exam stress and develop strategies to help them manage it.

Using the concept of designing an 'exam buddy' app, students develop helpful strategies for managing their own exam stress and learn how to be supportive of friends who may also be experiencing stress.

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Forming Positive Relationships

Relationships lesson plan packIn this lesson, students examine the nature of friendships, identify some of the challenges that can arise and how to provide effective peer support.

Using peer-to-peer discussion, scenarios and videos, students explore what makes a good friend and discuss strategies for dealing with difficult social situations.

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Healthy Dental Habits

Developed with teachers and dental experts, these PowerPoint presentations use a simple science experiment to introduce the idea of how sugary drinks can affect teeth.

Download the KS1 lesson

Download the KS2 lesson

 

 

Online Stress and FOMO

FOMO lesson plan packIn this lesson, students explore the impact of using social media and the stresses it can cause, including FOMO ('fear of missing out').

Using peer-to-peer activities based on Rise Above films, students will discuss how they might manage any online stress and understand the importance of asking for help when needed.

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Puberty

Puberty lesson plan packIn this lesson, students learn the physical and emotional aspects of puberty.

Using peer-to-peer discussion and activities, students will be encouraged to examine the impact of puberty and find ways in which they can seek support if they are finding puberty challenging.

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Self Care

Self care tool

 

 

 

 

Sexual Abuse in Schools 

A press release on the government's review into sexual abuse in schools, and information on the NSPCC dedicated helpline and Ofsted review into school safeguarding policies to support victims of sexual abuse.

Report Abuse in Education:

Telephone - 0800 136 663

Email - help@nspcc.org.uk

 

The following resources provide advice to schools about sexual violence and harassment between children for information purposes, and if you are asked by stakeholders: 

 

 

Sleep

Encourage students to explore the benefits of sleep on the brain and the body as well as learn strategies for better quality sleep.

Using peer-to-peer discussion, videos and activities, students discover the importance of sleep and learn about simple actions that can improve a person’s quality of sleep.

Download the Year 6 lesson plan pack

Download the KS3 and KS4 lesson plan pack

 

 

Smoking

Smoking lesson plan packEncourage students to explore the reasons why they should choose not to smoke and how to resist peer pressure to do so.

Using peer-to-peer discussion, videos and activities, students talk about scenarios where young people are encouraged or pressured to smoke and identify techniques for resisting this pressure.

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Social Media

Support students to explore the topic of social media and learn actions a person can take to look after their wellbeing online and offline.

Using peer-to-peer discussion, videos and activities, students explore social media, evaluate how social media might impact wellbeing and understand the importance of balancing online and offline activity. 

Download the Year 6 lesson plan pack 

Download the KS3 and KS4 lesson plan pack 

  

 

Transition to Secondary School

Transition to secondary school lesson plan packHelp students consider the transition to secondary school and identify some of the challenges that can arise.

Using peer-to-peer discussion and activities, students will explore the transition to secondary school.

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What To Do About Worry

What to do about worry Year 6 lesson plan packHelp students to identify worry and actions they can take if they feel worried.

Using peer-to-peer discussion, videos and activities, students will identify what worry might feel or look like and describe different actions that a person can take if they are worried.

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