Resource bank

Planning to teach a lesson or unit on migration, immigration, emigration, multiculturalism or cultural diversity? Looking for good resources to support you? Short on time? Overwhelmed by the amount available out there and reluctant to start from scratch? We are here to help! We have put the time in for you, searched widely and selected some of the best resources and useful sites on these themes. Use our simple search boxes to locate the right resource for you and your pupils. Please review any you’ve used and write to our head of learning and partnerships to recommend any others at emily@migrationmuseum.org.

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  • We are Britain, Poems by Benjamin Zephania

    Produced byFrances Lincoln Publishers
    SubjectCitizenship, English, Form time, PSHE
    Topics/keywordsChildren, Diversity, Immigration, Stories
    Age rangeKS1 (ages 5–7), KS2 (ages 7–11)
    SummaryA story book with photos and poems about 12 children from diverse cultural backgrounds across the UK. Available to purchase online. Read more
    DescriptionBook by Benjamin Zephaniah. Illustrated by Prodeepta Das. Published by Frances Lincoln Children’s Books, £6.99.Resource
  • Autograph ABP Archive Learning Resource

    Produced byAutograph ABP
    SubjectArt, Citizenship, Design, History
    Topics/keywordsDiversity, Identity, Immigration, Photography, Timeline
    Age rangeKS2 (ages 7–11), KS3 (ages 11–14), KS4 (ages 14–16), KS5 (ages 16–18)
    SummaryA comprehensive resource drawing on images from the ABP Archive with further resources such as a timeline, posters and worksheets to deepen the context for pupils. Please find the link description for our cross-curriucular, Archive Learning Resource Pack for Teachers and pupils in key stages 2-5. Read more
    DescriptionResource packResource
  • Identity and Belonging in a Changing Great Britain

    Produced byFacing History and Ourselves
    SubjectCitizenship, Form time, History, RE
    Topics/keywordsDiversity, Identity, Immigration, Integration, Racism, Religion, Segregation
    Age rangeKS3 (ages 11–14), KS4 (ages 14–16)
    SummaryA useful and thoughtful book with 15 short chapters. Each chapter deals with a different comprehension piece with leading questions for the class. This book needs be ordered from Facing History and Ourselves which you can do at the link provided. Read more
    DescriptionBookResource
  • Mo Farah Inspiring a Generation

    Produced byGo Givers - The Citizenship foundation
    SubjectCitizenship, Form time, PE
    Topics/keywordsDiversity, London, Olympics, Refugees, Somalia, Sport, War
    Age rangeKS2 (ages 7–11)
    Summary* Simple log-in needed for this site to access this resource. This lesson follows Mo's amazing journey from Somalia to London Olympics 2012. The learning activities give us some insight into the plight of refugees and the secret of sporting success. Read more
    DescriptionPowerpoint. Lesson plan.Resource

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