Friendship Funday is Save the Children's national fundraising day in primary schools. More than 100,000 children have taken part in recent years, having fun and helping save children's lives.
Friendship Funday offers children a fantastic opportunity to explore global citizenship and child rights, while teachers can deliver on the Healthy Schools and Every Child Matters initiatives. Our interactive website has free videos, activity plans and other materials to help make the day the highlight of your school year.
Register and you will receive stickers, posters, and balloons. You can also arrange for one of our volunteer speakers to visit your school –a perfect way to introduce our work and the difference your fundraising will make.
Free vocabulary building tools for teachers that you might be interested in. LessonCorner's Puzzle Makers allow teachers to find or create their own free custom word search, scramble or crossword puzzles.
The Global Virtual Classroom (GVC) is a collection of free, online educational activities and resources. It aims to complement the efforts of governments and educators around the world to integrate technology into their classrooms and curricula and to link their schools to the Internet in educationally productive ways.
Children learn about the wider world and the interdependence of communities within it. They develop their sense of social justice and moral responsibility and begin to understand that their own choices and behaviour can affect local, national or global issues and political and social institutions. They learn how to take part more fully in school and community activities.
HandsOnScotland is an online resource for anybody working with children and young people. The website provides practical information and techniques on how to respond helpfully to children and young people's troubling behaviour, build up their self-esteem and promote their positive mental wellbeing.
ResponsibleCitizen contains over 70 articles written by our experts who continuallu update and add new content. ResponsibleCitizen was formed to offer a unique reference point on dealing with anti-social behaviour and encouraging good citizenship. Poor parenting? Lack of community spirit? Anti-social behaviour? This site discusses your rights and how to encourage responsible citizenship.
SOS Children is a charity helping children with absolutely nowhere else to turn. It is a charity which stays long after the TV cameras have left, and has more than fifty years of achievements as a children's charity. Today, nearly a million children worldwide directly benefit from SOS and around 60,000 depend entirely on SOS for a home, family and future.
What happens in Parliament? Have you ever wondered what goes on inside the Palace of Westminster? Do you know what the House of Commons or House of Lords look like?
For primary teachersThis resource is for students aged 7-11 to help them learn about the work, role and relevance of Parliament. The programme is particularly suited to students aged 9-11 and P7 students in Scotland. It includes two entertaining films, lesson plans and worksheets, all of which can be used flexibly to suit your needs
Bullying is a serious issue in our schools today and can make young people unhappy and frightened, sometimes resulting in devastating consequences. However, many young people across the UK are now doing some amazing work to tackle bullying and The Diana Anti-bullying Award aims to recognise their achievements.
The anti-bullying award is given to young people up to 18 years who have made an outstanding contribution to tackling bullying in their schools or communities.
Help Yourselves aims to support adults and young people working together. Created by Save the Children and British Gas, the here to HELP Awards want to get young people involved in dynamic and lasting community projects.
The National Trust is 'for ever, for everyone'. We are committed to placing learning at the heart of everything we do by creating opportunities for personal discovery which can lead to life-changing experiences.
Crime Concern is a national crime prevention charity and social business with eighteen years of experience of developing sustainable solutions to crime and anti-social behaviour. We have two main operational divisions, which offer crime prevention and offender justice services.
This project supports Citizenship teachers and co-ordinators in a variety of ways. There are plenty of free, downloadable resources, reviews of materials and case studies, which show how a range of schools have implemented Citizenship.
With a membership of over 30,000, the National Association of Head Teachers is the largest organisation of its kind in Europe. It has provided over a century of dedicated support to its members and speaks with authority and strength on educational issues covering primary, secondary and special school sectors
CAFOD believes that all human beings have a right to dignity and respect, and that the world's resources are a gift to be shared equally by all men and women, whatever their race, nationality or religion.
UK Schools programme is an awarenss raising programme consisting of free education resources and lesson plans to help UK children learn about the lives of their counterparts in the poorer regions of South Asia.
ChildLine's Helping Kids Grow campaign, in partnership with Kellogg's, seeks to provide tools for younger children to work through their problems and help each other out, and also encourages children to share their concerns with parents, teachers or carers.
One of the key aims of English Heritage Education is to provide free advice and resources to help teachers carry out effective curriculum-based work with their pupils and students in the historic environment.
Run by Dr Andy Gill (PhD in Psychology), Practical Parenting Advice is a FREE one-stop resource for parents and professionals wanting tips and support on child behaviour, development and family relationships.
In our school, citizenship is central to all that we do. All our children contribute to decision-making and organisation, taking more responsibility as they get older. Citizenship is more than a part of our curriculum, it is a way of life for the whole school community.
The main aim of this site remains the same which is to provide resources that the Internet doesn’t currently provide or prove difficult to find. The site currently includes Numeracy & Literacy resources, assembly scripts, guided reading plans and more.
ContinYou uses learning to tackle inequality and build social inclusion. We create learning programmes and services that offer fresh opportunities to people who have gained least from formal education and training.
These stories of presidents, inventors, educators, scientists, business men and women etc. are presented to inspire the student to follow their examples of courage, determination, honesty and willingness to work.
Time For Citizenship, as the name implies, supports the curriculum area of Citizenship. It covers a wide range of citizenship topics, including rights, rules, keeping safe, bullying and responsibility to the community.