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St Michael's Middle School

Year 8

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Gender identity and sexual orientation.

Pupils will watch ‘What is gender?’

What is gender?

Explain how FGM is in contradiction with human rights?

Pupils will watch 'My Body My Rules' animation which is a three minute animated film aimed at raising awareness of female genital mutilation (FGM) amongst primary school aged children in the UK.

My Body My Rules

Explain how Forced Marriage is in contradiction with human rights

Pupils will watch this clip to explain what a forced marriage is

They will read Dina’s story:


They will watch Right to Choose: Spotting the signs of forced marriage - Jess and pupils will write to Jess, advising her on what she should have done and why.

GROOMING - We use this video to highlight the dangers of grooming. Grooming is when someone builds a relationship, trust and emotional connection with a child or young person so they can manipulate, exploit and abuse them.

Grooming video

The risks of “sexting”

These short video clips show some of the consequences of sexting. We do remind pupils that sexting can apply to both boys and girls.  

Consequences of sexting - clip 1

Consequences of sexting - clip 2

Sarah's Online Love - clip 3