Teachers TV have been in touch to let me know about their week of programmes exploring how schools can tackle the issues surrounding the use of illegal drugs and alcohol amongst young people.
Highlights across the week include:
KS1/2 PSHE – Drugs Education
Find out how two primary schools teach the facts about drugs and help equip their students with the life skills to make informed choices about drugs in the future.
KS3/4 PSHE – Tackling Drugs
Investigate how a Year 8 PSHE lesson can give young people the knowledge and skills to enable them to stay safe in a drug using world.
Dealing with Drugs – Damage Limitation
A realistic insight into the day-to-day lives of intravenous heroin addicts; the associated risks, and the impact on individuals, families and communities.
KS3/4 PSHE – Alcohol Stories
Meet four young people, each of them with a story to tell about their personal experience of alcohol and how it can change your life.
Booze – The Young Person’s Guide
A candid view of the highs and lows of drinking by following six different stories on a regular Saturday night. These drinking stories show the different attitudes that exist towards alcohol among many young British people today.
Drugs and the Brain
This five-part series shows how drugs and alcohol can affect the brain in different ways. Using the latest research and computer graphics we analyse the effects of stimulants, painkillers, tobacco, alcohol, cannabis, and hallucinogens.
These programmes and more are available to watch and download online for free. For more information and supporting resources visit: www.teachers.tv/pshe
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