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Resource 3

PSHE Association
Community cohesion and the prevention of violent extremism
A resource for teachers to use in the classroom


Resource title
KS2 Anti-Racism with Man Utd - Show Racism the Red Card
Source: http://www.teachers.tv/video/33188
Outline
In this 15 minute Teachers TV film clip, a group of Year 6 pupils from St John's Primary School, Manchester, attend the launch of Show Racism the Red Card's latest film at Manchester United's Old Trafford ground.

After watching the film, the pupils put their questions to a panel of footballers, including Rio Ferdinand and Andy Cole, and hear about their experiences of racism both on and off the pitch. The footballers give the pupils advice on how to deal with racist abuse, and back at school the pupils do an activity to help them understand what it feels like to be a victim of racism / prejudice (i.e. stand up if you have blonde hair, left handed and freckles).

Then they set to work on group entries for Show Racism the Red Card's annual school competition, which asks pupils to create work with an anti-racist message behind it. The groups discuss the meaning of racism and use their answers to put together some drama and rap song entries.

This resource can be used as a powerful tool to enter into contentious discussions with children and young people and engage them in a variety of anti-racist themed activities through artwork, creative writing, role-play, drama, dance, film and music. As footballers are role models who children and young people will listen to and learn from, incorporating the activities outlined in this film clip and in the Show Racism the Red Card education pack, http://www.srtrc.org/uploaded/SRTRC%20ED%20PACK%20FINAL%20PDF.pdf, teachers can work with pupils to counter racism in a relevant and practical way.
Links across other subjects within resource
Citizenship, Drama, English, Art & Design and P.E.
Primary SEAL
Additional support
Show Racism the Red Card Information about the campaign which uses top footballers to educate against racism in football and society http://www.srtrc.org/home
Give Me Football Official website of the Professional Football Association http://www.givemefootball.com/premier-league/rio-shows-racism-the-red-card
Bullying UK Lots of useful information on policies, attitudes, research, role of support staff, role of parents and how to deal with bullying in and out of the classroom http://www.bullying.co.uk/index.php/schools
Prejudice. No Way! http://www.prejudicenoway.com.au/year3
DCSF: National Strategies The Bullying Policy and Practice leaflet can be downloaded from this site http://nationalstrategies.standards.dcsf.gov.uk/node/86935
DCSF: Primary SEAL The Primary SEAL site provides a framework for explicitly promoting social and emotional skills, with built-in progression for each year group within a school http://nationalstrategies.standards.dcsf.gov.uk/inclusion/behaviourattendanceandseal/primaryseal

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