C of E Resource Pack

Share a Pencil Day
Teacher Resource Pack for Church of England Schools

Church Of England Teacher Resource Pack
First time participants
RECOMMENDED "2 PART" DAY Collective Worship & Lesson Plans

Part 1. Collective Worship (Recommended) 
Collective Worship (Powerpoint presentation) to introduce Share a Pencil Day [DOWNLOAD NOW]
Teachers notes for Act of Collective Worship  [CLICK HERE] 

Part 2. Lesson Plan (Recommended)
Age range 8 - 14 years. Includes case studies, sharing task and poster design [DOWNLOAD NOW] 
Ready to print; Case studies and Sharing Task [DOWNLOAD]

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. 

Returning Schools
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

(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.  
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. 

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