Watch Evanilson Alves perform his poem ‘2005: Sacred Year’, explore a thought-provoking performance of Raymond Atrobus' 'Dear Hearing World' and take part in a free-write.
Watch Joelle Taylor share why she is a poet, explore Vanessa's Kisuule's performance of her poem 'Take Up Space' and create a poem to celebrate a human rights moment.
Watch Imtiaz Dharker discuss her poem ‘The Right Word’, explore Yrsa Daley-Ward's poem 'And that's the thing about ignorance' and create your own poem about respect.
Watch Amnesty International UK's ‘2019’s Best Bits’, explore Langston Hughes' poem 'I Dream a World' and respond with a poem about your own dreams for change.
Watch Suhaiymah Manzoor-Khan perform ‘This is not a humanizing poem’, explore Sabrina Mahfouz's ‘SOLIDARITY POEM (for all those defending human rights)’ and create your own poem in response to the Universal Declaration of Human Rights...
Watch Amyra Leon's perform 'Right to Be', explore Elsa Wiezell's 'Encounter with Freedom' and create your own freedom poem.
Watch Luke Wright share his advice to get stared, explore Dean Atta's poem 'I Come From' and respond with your own version.
Join us for this Words That Burn bitesize blog series as we explore the power of poetry. We will introduce you to some incredible poets and share simple activities you can do to inspire your own poetry.
Imagine is the theme for this year’s Refugee Week, 15-21 June, and here are three learning activities that will give your children an understanding of refugees.
Celebrate our right to equality by rewriting a story so that a supporting character is now the hero.
Celebrate freedom of expression by collecting stories from friends and family. Write them onto butterfly shapes to create a flutter of stories.
Celebrate our right to family and friends by making a People Tree. Who are you closest to? Who are the important people in their lives?
Create a guidebook to celebrate your local area. Where are your favourite places? What are your favourite things to do?
Write messages to show solidarity with the people you live with. Where can you put them so they are a lovely surprise?
Make a kite to celebrate our right to freedom. Can you write or draw a story showing where your kite might travel?
Celebrate our right to play with a scavenger hunt. What are your favourite things to do? Make a list of what you need for these activities. With a friend, swap lists.
We all have the right to privacy. Celebrate this right by sending secret messages!
Human rights belong to everybody. Celebrate what makes you unique with a self-portrait. Can you create a gallery of self-portraits by your friends and family?
Human rights belong to everybody. What can we do to help friends, family and people in our communities? Ask everyone in your home to paint their hands and make a print on a piece of paper. When
We all have the right to have opinions and to express ourselves. Use your paper folding skills to make a story explorer!