This lesson explores what terrorism means, what terrorists do, and why. Children are asked to consider acts of terror in recent and not so recent history, and to think about why one person’s ‘terrorist’ can sometimes be another person’s ‘freedom fighter’. It is suitable for upper KS2.

Cross-curricular links: history

Learning Activities:

  • Peaceful ways of bringing about change
  • A Pelmanism game (being observant)
  • How to keep safe