School of Babel: Film Guide

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A film guide that looks at School of Babel (2014), an insightful documentary following immigrant children in France as they learn to speak French in a special class.

This guide is useful for exploring topics including French, Literacy, Citizenship, Geography and PSHE Education in addition to highlighting themes surrounding school, growing up, anti-bullying, refugees and immigration, racism and prejudice, foreign language films, friendships, religions and beliefs, community and European countries.

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This Resource Supports

  • Citizenship
  • Geography
  • Languages
  • French
  • Literacy
  • PSHE Education

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