Choices Then & Now

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A Creative Approach to British Values and the Prevent Duty Choices Then & Now is an innovative and creative approach to the delivery of the Prevent duty, SMSC, Citizenship, Extremism & Resilience designed for primary, secondary and further education.

Developed by the Peace Museum, Choices Then & Now has a range of resources to support schools in delivery across the curriculum, engaging students in relevant and thought provoking debate.

Choices Then & Now has been identified as a model of Best Practice by the Prevent team at the Home Office and is now being rolled out across the UK.

This cross-curricular project has been trialed with children and teachers in schools, with great success. The resource content and strategies enhance the delivery of SMSC in a way that is: ‘thoughtful and wide ranging’ and ‘enables students to develop their self- knowledge, self-esteem and self-confidence’ and encourages ‘respect for democracy and support for participation in the democratic process’. (DfE (2014) Promoting Fundamental British Values as part of SMSC)

Choices Then & Now is:

  • An exhibition in Bradford, with first hand sources from the Peace Museum’s extensive collection.
  • A Teachers’ Resource Pack, full of cross-curricular links, medium term plans and lesson resources.
  • A creative and practical workshop for students which using the theme of Choices to open up debate.
  • Delivery support for teachers, both online at and within school contexts.

As a result of a grant from the Armed Forces Community Covenant, we are able to offer free workshops and guided tours of the exhibition to schools within the Bradford District and schools or groups that support members of the Armed Forces Community, from October 2015 to April 2016. This is a fantastic opportunity and one not to be missed.

Workshops are offered on a first come first serve basis and are limited to one per school. Additional workshops can be provided at a cost (see below).

To take advantage of this opportunity, please email Jude Wright and reserve your free workshop and tour.


Published: 09/02/2016
Audience: Headteachers
Contact: Jude Wright

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