Selfies

are lesson-length explorations of project themes

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Class Pictures

An activity introducing pupils in more depth to the power of photographs to convey identity.

Learning outcomes

  • I can participate in class discussion, listen to and respect the views of others
  • I can write using descriptive language to express my opinions and ideas.

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Global Guardians

An activity focused on citizenship, rights and responsibilities.

Learning outcomes

  • I can use descriptive words to express ideas in writing
  • I can talk about how my choices and actions affect my community and the world
  • I can begin to talk about the difference between rights and privileges.

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My Place in the World

A vibrant and visual way to explore the places that are important to your pupils and which influence their lives.

Learning outcomes

  • I can talk about my experience and opinions with confidence
  • I can use drama to express my ideas and experiences
  • I can listen to and respect the views of others.

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String Connections

An activity exploring the human points of connection by encouraging and supporting discussions around tolerance, self-image and aspiration.

Learning outcomes

  • I can understand and talk about what’s important to me
  • I can understand, talk about and celebrate difference
  • I can begin to understand and talk about personal goals
  • I can begin to understand and talk about how I can support others in reaching their goals.

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Changing Backgrounds

An activity that encourages pupils to think about their future aspirations by visually placing an image of themselves in different contexts.

Learning outcomes

  • I can understand and talk about what makes me unique
  • I can understand and talk about values
  • I can create and use a timeline.

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A Day in Our Life

By recording moments in the life of a classroom over a day, week or longer, pupils develop a different perspective on the passage of time and their life in school, while at the same time slowly creating an alternative class photo.

Learning outcomes

  • I can explore time-lapse photography to tell a story
  • I can understand and talk about what makes our class interesting and unique.

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Tapestry

A large-scale group artwork that encourages discussion and collaboration to explore how we ‘own’ and represent our identity.

Learning outcomes

  • I can use art to express my feelings and opinions
  • I can collaborate with others to create a piece of work
  • I can understand and talk about how an artwork can tell a story.

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