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Sixth Form/Colleges

Preschool

Paws to Learn Free
Fun learning activities that teach children to behave safely around dogs and to treat them with kindness.

Dogs Trust
17 Wakley Street
London EC1V 7RQ
0870 333 0432
www.learnwithdogs.co.uk
dogstrust@eduacationconnections.co.uk

Share the World Free
Beautiful video, poster and curriculum-linked teachers' resource pack containing animal stories, poetry, research projects and fact files designed to encourage children's natural empathy toward animals. Highly recommended. Written for primary students but adaptable for younger children.
Share the World
PO Box 36677
London SE1 1WD
0207 357 7567
www.sharetheworld.org.uk
Info@sharetheworld.org.uk

Key Stage 1

Assembly

Dogs Trust Assembly ResourceFree
Stories about five canine friends who tackle social issues such as bullying and working together.

Dogs Trust
17 Wakley Street
London EC1V 7RQ
0870 333 0432
www.learnwithdogs.co.uk
dogstrust@eduacationconnections.co.uk

Citizenship

Citizenship: Animals in Today's Society
(Key Stages 1 and 2)
Free
Eight lesson plans.
Fascinating, reproducible lesson plans covering a range of animal issues.

PETA Research & Education Foundation PO Box 36678
London SE1 1YE
0207 378 0363
Info@petaref.org.uk

A Dog's Tale
Video, poster and accompanying teachers' guide that address responsible pet guardianship.

Dogs Trust
17 Wakley Street
London EC1V 7RQ
0870 333 0432
www.learnwithdogs.co.uk
dogstrust@eduacationconnections.co.uk

Cross Curricular

Animal Matters Free
Teachers' newsletter containing campaign news, student activity ideas and the latest resources on animal issues.

Animal Aid
The Old Chapel, Bradford Street
Tonbridge TN9 1AW
01732 364546
www.animalaid.co.uk
Info@animalaid.co.uk

Primary Cats in the ClassroomFree
Includes poems, stories and numerical data and uses cats to explore relationships, caring for others, responsibility, looking after money and the role of voluntary organisations and charities. Supports literacy, numeracy, citizenship and PSHE in the curriculum and within the 5-14 Scottish curriculum. Also available in the Welsh language.

Cats Protection Education Programme
Hamilton House
Freepost MID25654
PO Box 6252
Corby
NN17 4BR
08700 133 443
www.cats.org.uk
cats@educationconnections.co.uk

Share the World Free
Beautiful video, poster and curriculum-linked teachers' resource pack containing animal stories, poetry, research projects and fact files designed to encourage children's natural empathy toward animals. Highly recommended. Written for primary students but adaptable for younger children.
Share the World
PO Box 36677
London SE1 1WD
0207 357 7567
www.sharetheworld.org.uk
Info@sharetheworld.org.uk

Literacy and Numeracy

Dogs Trust Literacy and Numeracy PackFree
Engaging activities that address responsible dog ownership.

Dogs Trust
17 Wakley Street
London EC1V 7RQ
0870 333 0432
www.learnwithdogs.co.uk
dogstrust@eduacationconnections.co.uk

Key Stage 2

Assembly

Dogs Trust Assembly ResourceFree
Stories about five canine friends who tackle social issues such as bullying and working together.

Dogs Trust
17 Wakley Street
London EC1V 7RQ
0870 333 0432
www.learnwithdogs.co.uk
dogstrust@eduacationconnections.co.uk

Citizenship

Citizenship: Animals in Today's Society
(Key Stages 1 and 2)
Free
Eight lesson plans.
Fascinating, reproducible lesson plans covering a range of animal issues.

PETA Research & Education Foundation PO Box 36678
London SE1 1YE
0207 378 0363
Info@petaref.org.uk

Cross Curricular

Animal Matters Free
Teachers' newsletter containing campaign news, student activity ideas and the latest resources on animal issues.

Animal Aid
The Old Chapel, Bradford Street
Tonbridge TN9 1AW
01732 364546
www.animalaid.co.uk
Info@animalaid.co.uk

Primary Cats in the Classroom Free
Includes poems, stories and numerical data and uses cats to explore relationships, caring for others, responsibility, looking after money and the role of voluntary organisations and charities. Supports literacy, numeracy, citizenship and PSHE in the curriculum and within the 5-14 Scottish curriculum. Also available in the Welsh language.

Cats Protection Education Programme
Hamilton House
Freepost MID25654
PO Box 6252
Corby
NN17 4BR
08700 133 443
www.cats.org.uk
cats@educationconnections.co.uk

Farm Animals and Us Teaching Pack5
Cross-curricular teaching pack with a range of exercises relating to animal welfare issues.
Compassion in World Farming Trust
5A Charles Street Petersfield GU32 3EH
01730 268070
www.ciwf.org.uk
ciwftrust@ciwf.co.uk

Share the World Free
Beautiful video, poster and curriculum-linked teachers' resource pack containing animal stories, poetry, research projects and fact files designed to encourage children's natural empathy toward animals. Highly recommended. Written for primary students but adaptable for younger children.
Share the World
PO Box 36677
London SE1 1WD
0207 357 7567
www.sharetheworld.org.uk
Info@sharetheworld.org.uk

Literacy and Numeracy

Dogs Trust Literacy and Numeracy PackFree
Engaging activities that address responsible dog ownership.

Dogs Trust
17 Wakley Street
London EC1V 7RQ
0870 333 0432
www.learnwithdogs.co.uk
dogstrust@eduacationconnections.co.uk

Key Stage 3

Citizenship

Campaigns for Farm Animal WelfareFree
Wide range of citizenship activities.

Compassion in World Farming Trust
5A Charles Street Petersfield GU32 3EH
01730 268070
www.ciwf.org.uk
ciwftrust@ciwf.co.uk

"Circus Suffering" Free
Video, narrated by Wendy Turner-Webster, outlining the case against the use of animals in circuses.

Captive Animals' Protection Society
PO Box 573 Preston PR1 9WW
0845 330 3911
www.captiveanimals.org
Info@captiveanimals.org

Citizenship: Animals in Today's Society
(Key Stages 3 and 4)
Free
Fascinating, reproducible lesson plans covering a range of animal issues.

PETA Research & Education Foundation PO Box 36678
London SE1 1YE
0207 378 0363
Info@petaref.org.uk

Dogs Trust: Citizenship ResourceFree
Resource that uses children's love of animals as a starting point to address other community issues.

Dogs Trust
17 Wakley Street
London EC1V 7RQ
0870 333 0432
www.learnwithdogs.co.uk
dogstrust@eduacationconnections.co.uk

"Sad Eyes and Empty Lives"Free
Video that exposes the impoverished conditions in zoos and questions zoos' role in conservation and education.

Captive Animals' Protection Society
PO Box 573 Preston PR1 9WW
0845 330 3911
www.captiveanimals.org
Info@captiveanimals.org

Cross Curricular

Animal Matters Free
Teachers' newsletter containing campaign news, student activity ideas and the latest resources on animal issues.

"Animals and Us"20p for 1/1 for 10/4 for 50
Full-colour, A5-sized booklet that presents the moral case for animal rights in an informative and accessible way. Suitable for English, RE, PSE/citizenship and general studies.

Both available from:
Animal Aid
The Old Chapel, Bradford Street
Tonbridge TN9 1AW
01732 364546
www.animalaid.co.uk
Info@animalaid.co.uk

Secondary Cats in the ClassroomFree
Aims to help pupils empathise with cats through activities including prose, poems, historical accounts and role play scenarios. Supports literacy, PSHE and citizenship in the curriculum and within the 5-14 Scottish curriculum. Also available in the Welsh language.

Cats Protection Education Programme
Hamilton House
Freepost MID25654
PO Box 6252
Corby
NN17 4BR
08700 133 443
www.cats.org.uk
cats@educationconnections.co.uk

Farm Animals and Us Teaching Pack5
Cross-curricular teaching pack with a range of exercises relating to animal welfare issues.

"Farm Animals and Us" Video5
Video on farm animal welfare that is useful for teaching citizenship, geography, and science.

Compassion in World Farming Trust
5A Charles Street Petersfield GU32 3EH
01730 268070
www.ciwf.org.uk
ciwftrust@ciwf.co.uk

Hunting With DogsFree
Factsheets, booklets and leaflets on hunting with dogs. A poster is also available
The League Against Cruel Sports
83-87 Union Street London SE1 1SG
020 7403 6155
www.league.uk.com
Info@league.uk.com

IFAW Animal Action Week Education PackFree
Video, classroom activities and other materials.

International Fund for Animal Welfare
186 High Street Rochester, Kent ME1 1EY
01634 830888
www.ifaw.org
animalactionweek@ifaw.org

Student Factsheets10p each
Reproducible A4 sheets about companion animals, zoos, animals in circuses, nutrition, endangered species, the fur trade, dissection, and more.

"Their Future in Your Hands" (Key Stage 3)4
A 13-minute video that provides an introduction to animal rights. Ideal for stimulating discussion and debate and suitable for English, RE, PSE/citizenship and general studies.

Animal Aid
The Old Chapel, Bradford Street
Tonbridge TN9 1AW
0173 236 4546
www.animalaid.co.uk
Info@animalaid.co.uk

"View to a Kill"5
Video that explores issues surrounding hunting with dogs.

The League Against Cruel Sports
83-87 Union Street London SE1 1SG
020 7403 6155
www.league.uk.com
Info@league.uk.com

"Why Animal Rights?" 2.50
Full-colour, A2-sized wallchart featuring a range of animal rights issues. Ideal for brightening up any classroom wall.

Animal Aid
The Old Chapel, Bradford Street
Tonbridge TN9 1AW
01732 364546
www.animalaid.co.uk
Info@animalaid.co.uk

English

Dogs Trust: English ResourceFree
Uses Dogs Trust materials to explore advertising.

Dogs Trust
17 Wakley Street
London EC1V 7RQ
0870 333 0432
www.learnwithdogs.co.uk
dogstrust@eduacationconnections.co.uk

Selection of Campaign LeafletsFree
Starting points for debate and creative writing.

People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals
PO Box 36668
London SE1 1WA
0207 357 9229
www.peta.org.uk
Info@PETA.org.uk

Food Technology

"Food for Life"5
Age-appropriate video that explores all aspects of vegetarianism.

"The Food of Champions"1
Guide that explains why vegetarian foods are ideal for athletes.

"The Healthiest Diet of All"1
Guide that explains how diet affects health.

"The L-Plate Vegan"First one free, then 1
Food guide for new vegans.

"The L-Plate Vegetarian"First one free, then 1
Food guide for new vegetarians.

"Martin Shaw Cooks Veggie"1
A colourful and easy-to-follow guide to veggie cooking by one of Britain's favourite actors.

"Murder, She Wrote"1.50
Booklet that explores the truth behind modern farming and slaughter practices.

"No Sweat Veggie Cooking"First one free, then 1
Veggie recipes by kids, for kids.

"Nutrition in a Nutshell"70p
Guide to vegetarian and vegan nutrition.

"Planet on a Plate"1
Booklet exploring how the food we eat affects the planet.

"Stop Bugging Me"1
Information about food poisoning.

Vegetarian Food ChartFirst one free, then 2.25
Full-colour wall chart.

"Veggie Health for Kids"First one free, then 1.50
Guide to the nutrients children need.

Vegetarian and Vegan Foundation
8 York Court, Wilder Street
Bristol BS2 8QH
0117 924 5190
www.vegetarian.org.uk
Info@vegetarian.org.uk

Vegetarian Starter KitFree
Fact-filled, easy-to-read magazine-style booklet.

People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals
PO Box 36668
London SE1 1WA
0207 357 9229
www.peta.org.uk
Info@PETA.org.uk

History

Dogs in WarFree
Primary source materials to aid with the acquisition and refinement of historical enquiry skills.

Dogs Trust
17 Wakley Street
London EC1V 7RQ
0870 333 0432
www.learnwithdogs.co.uk
dogstrust@eduacationconnections.co.uk

Science

"Let's Ask the Animals"5
Video teaching life processes that is also useful beyond the science curriculum.

Compassion in World Farming Trust
5A Charles Street Petersfield GU32 3EH
01730 268070
www.ciwf.org.uk
ciwftrust@ciwf.co.uk

Key Stage 4

Business Studies

Dogs Trust: Business StudiesFree
Uses Dogs Trust materials and financial statements to support the teaching of business concepts.

Dogs Trust
17 Wakley Street
London EC1V 7RQ
0870 333 0432
www.learnwithdogs.co.uk
dogstrust@eduacationconnections.co.uk

Citizenship

Campaigns for Farm Animal WelfareFree
Wide range of citizenship activities.

Compassion in World Farming Trust
5A Charles Street Petersfield GU32 3EH
01730 268070
www.ciwf.org.uk
ciwftrust@ciwf.co.uk

"Circus Suffering" Free
Video, narrated by Wendy Turner-Webster, outlining the case against the use of animals in circuses.

Captive Animals' Protection Society
PO Box 573 Preston PR1 9WW
0845 330 3911
www.captiveanimals.org
Info@captiveanimals.org

Citizenship: Animals in Today's Society
(Key Stages 3 and 4)
Free
Fascinating, reproducible lesson plans covering a range of animal issues.

PETA Research & Education Foundation PO Box 36678
London SE1 1YE
0207 378 0363
Info@petaref.org.uk

"Sad Eyes and Empty Lives"Free
Video that exposes the impoverished conditions in zoos and questions zoos' role in conservation and education.

Captive Animals' Protection Society
PO Box 573 Preston PR1 9WW
0845 330 3911
www.captiveanimals.org
Info@captiveanimals.org

Business Challenge CD ROM  
By preparing a marketing plan that will raise fundraising support for a new Cat Adoption Centre, pupils are provided with an insight into the financial management and marketing decisions that must be taken by the charity. Supports Business Studies at GCSE level and Standard Grade (Scotland). It can also be used to deliver parts of Maths and English at GCSE level and Standard Grade. Also available in the Welsh language.

Cats Protection Education Programme
Hamilton House
Freepost MID25654
PO Box 6252
Corby
NN17 4BR
08700 133 443
www.cats.org.uk
cats@educationconnections.co.uk

Cross Curricular

Animal Matters Free
Teachers' newsletter containing campaign news, student activity ideas and the latest resources on animal issues.

"Animals and Us"20p for 1/1 for 10/4 for 50
Full-colour, A5-sized booklet that presents the moral case for animal rights in an informative and accessible way. Suitable for English, RE, PSE/citizenship and general studies.
Animal Aid
The Old Chapel, Bradford Street
Tonbridge TN9 1AW
01732 364546
www.animalaid.co.uk
Info@animalaid.co.uk

Farm Animals and Us Teaching Pack5
Cross-curricular teaching pack with a range of exercises relating to animal welfare issues.

"Farm Animals and Us" Video5
Video on farm animal welfare that is useful for teaching citizenship, geography, and science.

Genetic Engineering and Farm Animals5
Video and teachers' pack that discusses the methods and welfare implications of genetic engineering on farm animals.

Compassion in World Farming Trust
5A Charles Street Petersfield GU32 3EH
01730 268070
www.ciwf.org.uk
ciwftrust@ciwf.co.uk

Hunting With DogsFree
Factsheets, booklets and leaflets on hunting with dogs. A poster is also available

The League Against Cruel Sports
83-87 Union Street London SE1 1SG
020 7403 6155
www.league.uk.com
Info@league.uk.com

Student Factsheets10p each
Reproducible A4 sheets about companion animals, zoos, animals in circuses, nutrition, endangered species, the fur trade, dissection, and more.

"Their Future in Your Hands"
(Key Stage 4 and VI Form)
4
A 13-minute video that provides an introduction to animal rights. Ideal for stimulating discussion and debate and suitable for English, RE, PSE/citizenship and general studies.

Animal Aid
The Old Chapel, Bradford Street
Tonbridge TN9 1AW
0173 236 4546
www.animalaid.co.uk
Info@animalaid.co.uk

Vegan Information PackFree
Cross curricular information on all things vegan.

The Vegan Society
Donald Watson House, 7 Battle Road
St. Leonards on Sea TN37 7AA 0845 45 88244
www.vegansociety.com
Info@vegansociety.com

"View to a Kill"5
Video that explores issues surrounding hunting with dogs.

The League Against Cruel Sports
83-87 Union Street London SE1 1SG
020 7403 6155
www.league.uk.com
Info@league.uk.com

"Why Animal Rights?" 2.50
Full-colour, A2-sized wallchart featuring a range of animal rights issues. Ideal for brightening up any classroom wall.

"Wasted Lives" Student Activities Pack2.50
A 32-page, A4-sized booklet that includes balanced activities, reproducible worksheets and lesson plans. Accompanies the "Wasted Lives" video.

"Wasted Lives" Video5
Twenty-minute video exploring the moral and scientific arguments against animal experiments. Narrated by comedian Alan Davies. Ideal for citizenship, English, science, RE, media, social studies and Sixth Form general studies. Free teachers' notes included.

Animal Aid
The Old Chapel, Bradford Street
Tonbridge TN9 1AW
01732 364546
www.animalaid.co.uk
Info@animalaid.co.uk

"WTO: Wrecking Animal Protection"5
Video examining how the World Trade Organisation's rules affect animal protection. Can be used for citizenship, general studies and geography.

Compassion in World Farming Trust
5A Charles Street Petersfield GU32 3EH
01730 268070
www.ciwf.org.uk
ciwftrust@ciwf.co.uk

English

GCSE English: Animal RightsFree
Challenging and inspiring reproducible lesson plans.

PETA Research & Education Foundation PO Box 36678
London SE1 1YE
0207 378 0363
Info@petaref.org.uk

Selection of Campaign LeafletsFree
Starting points for debate and creative writing.

People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals
PO Box 36668
London SE1 1WA
0207 357 9229
www.peta.org.uk
Info@PETA.org.uk

Food Technology

"Food for Life"5
Age-appropriate video that explores all aspects of vegetarianism.

"The Food of Champions"1
Guide that explains why vegetarian foods are ideal for athletes.

"The Healthiest Diet of All"1
Guide that explains how diet affects health.

"The L-Plate Vegan"First one free, then 1
Food guide for new vegans.

"The L-Plate Vegetarian"First one free, then 1
Food guide for new vegetarians.

"Martin Shaw Cooks Veggie"1
A colourful and easy-to-follow guide to veggie cooking by one of Britain's favourite actors.

"Murder, She Wrote"1.50
Booklet that explores the truth behind modern farming and slaughter practices.

"No Sweat Veggie Cooking"First one free, then 1
Veggie recipes by kids, for kids.

"Nutrition in a Nutshell"70p
Guide to vegetarian and vegan nutrition.

"Planet on a Plate"1
Booklet exploring how the food we eat affects the planet.

"Stop Bugging Me"1
Information about food poisoning.

Vegetarian and Vegan Foundation
8 York Court, Wilder Street
Bristol BS2 8QH
0117 924 5190
www.vegetarian.org.uk
Info@vegetarian.org.uk

Vegan Information PackFree
Information on all things vegan.

The Vegan Society
Donald Watson House, 7 Battle Road
St. Leonards on Sea TN37 7AA 0845 45 88244
www.vegansociety.com
Info@vegansociety.com

Vegetarian Food ChartFirst one free, then 2.25
Full-colour wall chart.

Vegetarian and Vegan Foundation
8 York Court, Wilder Street
Bristol BS2 8QH
0117 924 5190
www.vegetarian.org.uk
Info@vegetarian.org.uk

Vegetarian Starter KitFree
Fact-filled, easy-to-read magazine-style booklet.

People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals
PO Box 36668
London SE1 1WA
0207 357 9229
www.peta.org.uk
Info@peta.org.uk

"Veggie Health for Kids"First one free, then 1.50
Guide to the nutrients children need.

Vegetarian and Vegan Foundation
8 York Court, Wilder Street
Bristol BS2 8QH
0117 924 5190
www.vegetarian.org.uk
Info@vegetarian.org.uk

Science

British Union for the Abolition of Vivisection Web SiteFree
www.buav.org
In-depth and useful information from the campaigning organisation BUAV.

"Stimulus Response"5
Video that teaches about the nervous system and animal behaviour.

Compassion in World Farming Trust
5A Charles Street Petersfield GU32 3EH
01730 268070
www.ciwf.org.uk
ciwftrust@ciwf.co.uk

Uncaged Web SiteFree
www.uncaged.co.uk
Examines the use of animals in research.

Sixth Form/Colleges

Cross Curricular

Farm Animals and Us 25
Cross-curricular video and booklet that examine sentience, animals' behavioural needs and the economics of farming.

Genetic Engineering and Farm Animals5
Video and teachers' pack that discusses the methods and welfare implications of genetic engineering on farm animals.

Compassion in World Farming Trust
5A Charles Street Petersfield GU32 3EH
01730 268070
www.ciwf.org.uk
ciwftrust@ciwf.co.uk

"Wasted Lives" Student Activities Pack2.50
A 32-page, A4-sized booklet that includes balanced activities, reproducible worksheets and lesson plans. Accompanies the "Wasted Lives" video.

"Wasted Lives" Video5
Twenty-minute video exploring the moral and scientific arguments against animal experiments. Narrated by comedian Alan Davies. Ideal for citizenship, English, science, RE, media, social studies and Sixth Form general studies. Free teachers' notes included.

Animal Aid
The Old Chapel, Bradford Street
Tonbridge TN9 1AW
01732 364546
www.animalaid.co.uk
Info@animalaid.co.uk

General Studies

Campaigns for Farm Animal WelfareFree
Wide range of activities for general studies.

"Stimulus Response"5
Video that teaches about the nervous system and animal behaviour.

"WTO: Wrecking Animal Protection"5
Video examining how the World Trade Organisation's rules affect animal protection. Can be used for citizenship, general studies and geography.

Compassion in World Farming Trust
5A Charles Street Petersfield GU32 3EH
01730 268070
www.ciwf.org.uk
ciwftrust@ciwf.co.uk

Science

Alternatives in Education12
Video that illustrates alternatives to dissection and animal experimentation.

"Alternatives" Loan SystemFree
Library of more than 100 alternatives to dissection and animal experiments that can be used for the purpose of familiarisation and trial.

From Guinea Pig to Computer Mouse8
Fact-filled book that includes case studies by teachers who no longer use dissection, lists of more than 500 cruelty-free products and 800 other resources.

InterNICHE
19 Brookhouse Avenue
Leicester LE2 0JE
0116 210 9652
www.interniche.org
coordinator@interniche.org

Workshops/Talks
The following groups can provide a speaker to make a presentation at your school. This service is usually free, but please contact the relevant group for information:

Animal Aid
01732 364546 ext 21
education@animalaid.co.uk

Cats Protection
01825 741 353
education@cats.org.uk

Compassion in World Farming
01730 268070
ciwftrust@ciwf.co.uk

The Dogs Trust
020 7837 0006
dogstrust@educationconnections.co.uk

InterNICHE
0116 210 9652
coordinator@interniche.org

PETA UK
0207 357 9229
Info@PETA.org.uk

The Vegetarian and Vegan Foundation
0117 924 5190
Info@vegetarian.org.uk

Other Info
Most of the organisations listed above also produce leaflets and factsheets on various issues that they are happy to send to schools free of charge.

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