How to talk to kids about sex

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Are you a parent/guardian of a child/teenager who is starting to get curious? Or perhaps you think it’s time to tell them about the ‘birds and the bees’.

Check out our guide below on how to talk to kids about sex

Non-Binary Identities

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Non-Binary Identities What are non-binary identities and how do they link to gender identity overall? http://www.alternativecurriculum.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/05/Adult-resource-finished.mp4 Instagram Facebook Twitter Linkedin

Conspiracy Theories

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These lessons aim to provoke critical thinking and understand the power of persuasion and propaganda.

The work of James Baldwin and Ta-Nehisi Coates

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Through a series of six lessons you will be looking comparatively at ‘The Fire Next Time’ by James Baldwin and ‘Between the World and Me’ by Ta-Nehisi Coates. To gain more of an understanding of both texts you will explore their context- the Civil Rights era and Black Lives Matter movement and how they have shaped both America and the world.

free speech - alternative curriculum

What is Free Speech?

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An exploration of “free speech” in the UK and USA. The lesson includes an evaluation of cancel culture, intolerance and conspiracy theories.

money management, careers, workers rights - alternative curriculum

Money Management, Careers and Workers’ Rights

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In this series of six lessons you will be exploring many different aspects of money management, career choices and important things to know when you have a job. These lessons will also explore the gender pay gap and ethnicity pay gap whilst detailing key things to know about employee rights at work.

Irish History

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Through a series of six lessons you will gain an overview of Irish history. You will also practise the key skill of analysing historical sources by looking at poignant moments in Ireland’s recent history in more depth.

Early 20th Century Ireland

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Through a series of six lessons you will be exploring different aspects of Irish history through literary texts

Influential black scientistis - katherine joshnson - alternative curriculum

Influential Black Scientists

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Through a series of 6 lessons you are going to be learning about six different aspects of scientific study. Within these areas you will learn about many different influential Black scientists and how their contributions were revolutionary.

Identity - Alternative Curriculum


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In these six lessons students will explore different aspects of identity in the 21st Century. The lessons cover the topics of: gender, sexuality, ethnicity, disability, political identity and online identity.