These lessons aim to provoke critical thinking and understand the power of persuasion and propaganda.
Key Stage 4
We live in a world with increased government crackdowns on what is considered criminal activity at the same time that governments themselves seem to be flouting national and international laws. Through a series of six lessons you will explore the nature of crime and deviance in modern society; the state’s role in that; how the norms of a society affect crime and attitudes towards both state and personal protections against crime.
These lessons highlight the importance of inclusivity on screen and how what we see on TV and in films affects us in everyday life. We also learn how to analyse articles and the importance of different perspectives.
These lessons explore how misogyny contributes to the negative experience that women have in modern society and looks at ways in which everyday misogyny and toxic masculinity can be challenged and overcome by men themselves.
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.
An exploration of “free speech” in the UK and USA. The lesson includes an evaluation of cancel culture, intolerance and conspiracy theories.
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.
Through a series of six lessons you will be exploring different aspects of Irish history through literary texts
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.
This lesson looks at some factors that took Britain from an insignificant country at the edge of the world’s main civilisations, to a major world power.