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Cross-curricular Citizenship: Developing a Portfolio of Evidence

Price: £25.00
Age Range: KS3 KS4

Enable your KS3 and KS4 students to record their progress and achievements - prove their competence. Activities across the curriculum encourage them to become active citizens whilst at the same time building up tangible evidence of this through the use of the five competencies.

Activities involve: Participating in school, local, national and international communities; Setting personal targets; Monitoring development; Establishing personal statements of values.

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Size: 67 Pages
ISBN: 978 1 86025 497 0
Author(s): Christine Norton
Code: CCDP
Popularity rank: 410

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Contents List




  • 6 YOUR VIEWS COUNT Students are encouraged to make positive changes in their school.
  • 8 IMPROVING OUR SCHOOL Students understand the importance and value of their own contributions to the school.
  • 10 ALL BY MYSELF Students understand that excluding someone from a group is a form of bullying, and explore the problems it causes.
  • 12 ANTI-SOCIAL BEHAVIOUR Students understand why social rules are necessary, and examine the impact of anti-social behaviour.
  • 14 DON'T KNOW, DON'T CARE Students appreciate the value of involving everyone in a school community and of keeping them informed.
  • 16 CARING FOR THE ENVIRONMENT Students understand the importance of a clean and pleasant environment that can be enjoyed by all.
  • 18 RECYCLING Students will gain an understanding of the need for recycling locally.
  • 20 WORKING IN PARTNERSHIP Students think of ways to improve their school's links with local primary schools.
  • 22 BRIDGING THE GAP Students find out how to improve the image of young people in the community.
  • 24 VOLUNTARY WORK Students learn about the value of voluntary work in the community.
  • 26 TACKLING RACISM Students consider the reasons for racism and look at ways to eliminate it.
  • 28 TRUANCY AND CRIME Students learn some of the reasons for truancy and why it is linked with crime.
  • 30 LIFESTYLES Students learn about the differences in lifestyle between people in the developed world and those in developing countries.
  • 32 HELPING OTHERS Students learn about the value of helping people and supporting those in need.


  • 34 TAKING RESPONSIBILITY Students explore the benefits of taking on some responsibilities.
  • 36 POSITIVE ROLE MODELS Students appreciate the value of positive role models in a school.
  • 38 PUBLIC SPEAKING Students build up the confidence to speak in public.
  • 40 VOLUNTEERING Students learn how volunteering is an essential part of active citizenship.
  • 42 ORGANISING A CAREERS CONVENTION Students practise their organisational skills.
  • 44 MAKING A DIFFERENCE Students appreciate the importance and value of helping to tackle world poverty.
  • 46 COST OF CRIME Students learn about the cost of crime - in financial and human terms.
  • 48 COMMUNITY ACTION Students appreciate why it is important to play an active role in the local community.
  • 50 THE GREAT DEBATE! Students explore the skills needed to take part in a debate.
  • 52 YOUTH PARLIAMENT Students appreciate the value and importance of having their say.
  • 54 FUNDRAISING WITH RALEIGH INTERNATIONAL Students find out how young people can work together on challenging environmental and community projects around the world.
  • 56 GLOBAL TERROR Students consider the global impact of the terrorist attacks on America on September 11, 2001.
  • 58 GLOBAL WARMING Students consider the worldwide implications of global warming.
  • 60 AIDS AWARENESS The lesson raises awareness of the global impact of the AIDs virus.


  • 65 (4) TIME LOG For use with page 25.
  • 66 (5) HEALTHIER LIFESTYLES For use with page 39.