Foundations for Peace
CPD Stimulus: What is a peaceful school? (Pg 9)
In 2013 Peacemakers co-hosted a conference with The Peaceful Schools Movement, bringing together teachers and other educators. This is a clip from the conference.Click here to view
CPD Stimulus: Building a Peaceful School (Pg 9)
John of Rolleston Primary School has been using Learning for Peace for several years. Watch this video to hear teachers and children talking about it.Click here to view
CPD Stimulus - Peace is not a dirty word (Pg 9)
This article was first published in the Development Education Association Journal in 2006. What is its relevance today?
CPD - positive and negative peace (Pg 9)
Use this template for discussions about positive and negative peace
Schools with Soul (Pg 24)
This Royal Society of Arts (RSA) report set out to explore the question - How can we ensure that schools across the UK prioritise the spiritual, moral, social, and cultural development of their students, alongside their academic development?
What's already happening in school? An audit tool (Pg 24)
A suggested CPD activity for exploring where your school is at now, can be found in the Learning for Peace guide. You could also try this tool from Coventry City Council
SMSC in the curriculum (Pg 25)
All curriculum areas can make a contribution to the student's spiritual, moral, social and cultural development and opportunities for this can be planned in each area of the curriculum.
British Values and SMSC (Pg 25)
A guidance document on British values and SMSC has been produced by the Department for Education.
Peacemakers & Cambridge report (Pg 26)
Peacemakers commissioned an external evaluation of a two year project working in four Primary schools in Birmingham. The final report and the tools used can be found
Index for Inclusion (Pg 26)
A useful resource with checklists about life in school is Index for Inclusion by Tony Booth and Mel Ainscow
Toolkit for Peace: Approaches & Games
Check In and Check Out Ideas (Pg 34)
Some Check In ideas for opening your circles and Check Out ideas for closing them
Activities: Developing Inner Peace
The Case Crusaders demonstrate how to use I statementsClick here to view
1.10 Thoughts, Feelings, Behaviour
This handout can be used for exploring the relationship between thoughts, feelings and behaviour.
Activities: Peaceful Choices
2.10 Diamond Ranking
For this activity you can use the Needs Cards or the Rights and Responsibilities cards downloadable from this page
Activities: Peaceful Relationships
Activities: Peaceful Actions & Behaviours
4.2 What is Conflict?
See the two-headed monster on Sesame Street, talking about conflictClick here to view
4.5 Conflict - Being Stubborn
An animated version of the story 'The Zax' by Dr Seuss.Click here to view
Activities: Peaceful Communities
Inner Peace: Can you be too nice?
As well as the activities in Learning for Peace, you could use this picture book, Too Nice by Marjorie White Pellegrino. The link takes you to a free downloadable resource for use with the book, by the American Psychological AssociationClick here for activities
Peaceful Actions & Behaviours
Is it OK to fall out with someone? Use the a clip from Toy Story to explore an argument between Buzz and Woody.