SUMMER TERM ONLY
PSHE, Literacy, British Values, Safeguarding
Transition: Primary to Secondary
Age Group: 8-13 (KS2 & KS3)
Careless Talk is a thought provoking drama which explores how a young person could be groomed to take part in extremist action.
The piece tells the story of a young member of a fictional minority community, The Circle, who are being persecuted by another group. The children are guided through a process where they find positive and peaceful solutions which promotes social responsibility, tolerance and respect.
Addresses requirements of the Key Stage 2/3 Curriculum:
Speaking, Listening & Language development.
Spiritual, Moral, Social and Cultural development.
Tolerance, Respect for law, democracy, liberty.
Personal & Emotional Growth.
Outcomes / Children will:
Challenge extremist perspectives and consider alternatives to violence as a way of resolving problems.
Reflect on the role of the media, social media, gossip and rumour in contributing to perceptions and attitudes so that they understand that there are multiple points of view.
Discuss the impact and application of the 5 fundamental British Values.
“A superb piece of drama that told a poignant message relevant to today’s world. Fantastic, meaningful discussion on the five British values that we want our children to respect, for themselves and for society as a whole.”
Year 5 teacher, Whitehouse Common Primary
To book or Enquire
"I learnt about being manipulated. You have to
know someone before you can trust them."
Year 6 pupil
Runtime: 90 Minutes
Audience Capacity: Maximum 35 students per workshop
Requirements: School Hall or Large Cleared Classroom