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If you’re looking for some inspiration for your classroom, why not check out these education packs – they’re all available in English and Welsh.

Arabic Language and Culture

This pack contains lesson and assembly plans, facts and resources to help primary pupils develop a knowledge of Arabic culture.

Pupils can learn how to greet a friend and count in Arabic, and get creative making geometric patterns and recipes.

  •  Age suitability: 7 – 11 years
  • Curriculum links: PHSE/Citizenship 

2017 - Chinese Year of the Rooster 

Explore the mythology behind the Chinese zodiac and discover what 2017's Year of the Rooster symbolises using this pack. 

The pack is filled with fun and creative activities based on Chinese culture and language; learn about the story of the Rooster, the Dragon and the Centipede. Find out about children across China’s favourite meals and learn some tasty recipes.  

You can also learn how to play a traditional Chinese playground game, get creative making rooster paper cuts and traditional plate designs and learn some interesting facts about China. 

  • Age suitability: 4 – 7 years,  7 – 11 years
  • Curriculum links: Art, PHSE/Citizenship, Design and Technology, Geography,  History, Modern languages 

Queens of Syria 

This resource will help teachers and pupils explore the human impact of the conflict in Syria and the realities of life as a refugee.

• Age suitability: 7 – 11 years, 11 – 14 years

• Curriculum links: PHSE/Citizenship, Geography, History, Drama

Shakespeare Lives

This pack was created by the British Council in partnership with the Royal Shakespeare Company. Specially designed to encourage learning across the curriculum, the resource is split into five key themes; Leadership and Power, Family and Relationships, Identity and Equality, Fate and Destiny, Justice and Rules.

• Age suitability: 7 – 11 years, 11 – 14 years

• Curriculum links: Art, PHSE/Citizenship, Design and Technology, English, History, Drama

* This resource is also available in Spanish and French.

Magna Carta – My Digital Rights

Learn more about one of the world's most influential documents with our Magna Carta teaching resource. This pack will help young people contribute to the debate about what clauses a Magna Carta for the digital age might contain.

• Age suitability: 7 – 11 years, 11 – 14 years

• Curriculum links: PHSE/Citizenship, English, Geography, History, ICT

Football Remembers

The Football Remembers pack offers resources for pupils learning about the Truce events that took place in 1914, during the First World War.

• Age suitability: 7 – 11 years, 11 – 14 years, 14 – 18 years

• Curriculum links: Art, PHSE/Citizenship, Design and Technology, English, History, ICT, Modern languages, Drama

Rivers of the World

This pack contains river themed cross-curricular lesson ideas, aimed at upper primary and lower secondary students.

Patagonia 150

The Patagonia 150 education resource will help schools teach their pupils about Wales and Y Wladfa, the Welsh settlement in Patagonia. The resource is designed for KS2 and KS3 pupils.

The resource was commissioned by the Welsh Government and produced by educational publishers Atebol Press.

* This resource is also available in Spanish.

Double Club Football themed language resources

Language teachers and their pupils will enjoy working with these football themed education packs. Developed by Welsh Government in partnership with the Welsh Football Association and supported by British Council Wales, the packs will catch the attention of football mad youngsters! 

*The football packs are also available in French, German, Spanish, Italian and Portuguese.

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