Words Can Hurt strand resource

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All ages


Short (1-4 activities)


England, Wales, Scotland, Northern Ireland

The films featured in this strand will encompass themes of wellbeing, including stories with anti-bullying messages to highlight the importance of treating everyone with respect and to encourage empathy for others.  This strand is supported by the Anti-Bullying Alliance. www.anti-bullyingalliance.org.uk

This resource is designed to enhance your experience of visiting the festival and can be used before or after viewing a film that is part of the Words Can Hurt strand. You can cherry-pick the activities in this resource and use the ‘extend' or ‘simplify' suggestions for learners of different ages and stages.

There is an accompanying Words Can Hurt Powerpoint presentation and Student pack available to download.

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Words Can Hurt PowerPoint presentation

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Words Can Hurt student pack

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Words Can Hurt teachers' notes

Words Can Hurt teachers' notes PDF

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