Body image on film 11-16

Still from Napolean Dynamite
Still from Napolean Dynamite




Medium (5-11 activities)


England, Northern Ireland, Scotland, Wales

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This resource boasts a selection of films designed to help pupils broach this sometimes difficult subject in a unique and interesting way, while at the same time developing their literacy, oral and critical skills.  Each resource comes with teachers' notes, discussion questions and recommended activities that will have young people discussing themes brought up in each film with their peers in an open and creative manner.

This resource comes with a number of questions tailored to encourage an array of post-screening discussions on subjects as wide and varied as views on disability in sports and exploitation in the fashion industry. Designed to stimulate classroom and film club discussion use this to get pupils talking about body image issues today.

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