Global Learning in English

KS3: ages 11-14WebsitePDF

This free website supports teachers in developing and embedding global learning through the Key Stage 3 English curriculum in England (ages 11-14). It has a large number of downloadable PDFs, PowerPoints, worksheets, schemes of learning and reflection tools. The main sections are as follows:

  • Getting Started – an introduction.
  • Developing Global Learning in English – Examples of big ideas, global learning opportunities, SMSC and values attitudes embedded in schemes of learning.

  • SMSC and Values & Attitudes – Addressing SMSC and values & attitudes in global learning.

  • Resources – Schemes of learning, worksheets and PowerPoint presentations, covering the following:
    – Macbeth and The Merchant of Venice by William Shakespeare
    – Refugee Boy by Benjamin Zephaniah
    – Private Peaceful and Blodin the Beast by Michael Morpurgo
    – Poetry exploring intercultural understanding

  • Reflection Tools – A series of reflection tools that help to evaluate the learning that has taken place and build on the big ideas.

  • Active Citizenship in English – Examples of literature that has influenced active citizenship. How do topics in English Literature stimulate our thinking about active citizenship and participation and how might we relate this to our own role in society?

An extensive resource with many ideas for bringing global learning into Key Stage 3 English.


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