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Primary school education resources

We Are All Born Free Amnesty and Chickenshed workshop
Amnesty and Chickenshed workshop on our book We Are All Born Free

We believe that it is never too young to teach about human rights. Our acclaimed curriculum linked resources combine our expertise in human rights with practicing teachers. 

All of our engaging and accessible resources will help you bring human rights issues to life in the classroom. A good place to start is with our resource packs for Early Years and Primary

Resources for Early Years and primary schools

Search through our resources that introduce five to eleven-year-olds to human rights issues and ways to take action:

First Steps

This resource is designed to support teachers to introduce human rights to children aged 3-5. It's the perfect starting point to engage children in discussion and raise awareness of their own rights in a fun and interactive way.

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Learning about human rights in primary school

Download our pack of ten interactive lesson activities to help pupils to understand their own human rights and the values and attitudes that underpin them. Pupils will also help to foster attitudes of respect and an appreciation of the uniqueness of each individual. They will also develop skills to enable them to take action to defend human rights.

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Fiction and human rights

Fiction has real power to further human rights education. We produce a range of free, downloadable notes for teachers at primary schools to explore the values at the heart of human rights.

Find out more about using fiction to teach human rights

Join the Junior Urgent Action Network

Our Junior Urgent Action network supports you in engaging our youngest activists. Receive regular campaign case sheets and creative action ideas produced for 7-11 year old activists together with teachers or parents.

Sign up to our Junior Urgent Action Network


From resources, ideas and advice we can provide everything you need to hold an event to raise funds for our human rights work around the world.

Fundraise for Amnesty in your primary school

Get in touch

If you have any queries we are always here to help and offer advice. You can email us at or call 020 7033 1777.