Share a Pencil Day
Teacher Resource Pack for Church of England Schools
Teacher Notes for the day: [DOWNLOAD]
As well as the Collective Worship and lesson plans you can join in the Pencil Placard competition. Reminding children what's great about school, lest they forget. "I love school because....". (See below)
Spread the word, tell your local press all about the day. Download a Press Release HERE and send to your local paper(s). Why not include a picture of the school taking part.
For those schools returning for a second year
Two new lesson plans have been created for those schools returning for a second year.
An Educated World (Education is the foundation of life) and Sustainable Development - What can be achieved?
CLICK HERE to download lesson plans for both, including links to Short Films.
IMPORTANT, for those doing the Sustainable Development lesson please download Powerpoint images HERE
I LOVE SCHOOL BECAUSE..... [Download] Pencil Placard.
(Also available direct from the recommended lesson plan.)
Print off a poster NOW to tell everyone you are taking part on the day.
Click the download button, save to your file and print to size of your choosing.
We are taking part poster v1 [Download] Schools Poster
We are taking part poster v2 [Download] School Poster
What YOU can do! [Download] Classroom Poster
Quality Education; Goal 4 [Download] Classroom Poster
Short Films / animations.
We have two different films, ideal for the introduction at the start of the day or for use in class. Watch both and decide which suits your school best.
To watch online now:
Global Goals Film (introduced by Emma Watson) click here
Why Children in India still can't go to school (Cartoon) click here
OTHER HELPFUL RESOURCES & LESSON PLANS.
(Ideal for use throughout the school year or with older age groups)
Additional Church of England lesson notes for the lesson plans listed below [DOWNLOAD NOW]
Why Are So Many Children Still Not In School?
Age range 8 - 14 years. [Download] Geography, Social Studies, Development, Citizenship
Everybody Wins When Girls Can Stay In School.
Age range 11-14 years. [Download]
Geography, Citizenship, PHSE
A Multilingual Treasure Hunt.
Age range 8 - 12 years. [Download]
Citizenship, PHSE, Languages, Geography
Education Can Transform the World.
Age range 11 - 14. [Download]
Social Studies, Citizenship, Geography, Language Development
Children On The Move. Age Range 5 - 18. [Download] Citizenship, PHSE,Geography
The World Is Not Equal. Is That Fair? Age Range 11 - 14 years. [Download] Citizenship, Social Studies
Spread the word
Let everyone know you're joining us on Share a Pencil Day, tweet it now just click on the button below.
OR cut and paste the following into any social media:
JOIN US. We are taking part in Share a Pencil Day on 23rd May 2018. It's going to be AMAZING. #shareapencilday - Yrs 5 - 10. Get involved #educationmatters http://bit.ly/2jBXLFb
Join our community at https://www.facebook.com/hopepencils/
Placards for Pencils
Join us in creating your own Placards for Pencils
"I Love School Because ........."
Create their own placards before or on the day showing your support for global education and why you love school. Tweet your pictures using the hashtag #shareapencilday or tag us @hopepencils.
[Download] your Pencil Placard here and start designing.
I love school because.....
Order your pencils now
Special Share a Pencil Day pencils help teachers and children differentiate this day from any other. £1 from every pack will go towards our latest mission supporting education projects around the world. Available in our classic Hope Green. A perfect lasting reminder of the day.