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THiS Introductory Assembly

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THiS Introductory Assembly

  1. 1. I want to be a journalist.<br />I want to be a model.<br />I want to be a film-maker.<br />I want to be an actor.<br />I want to work for charity.<br />I want to be an historian.<br />I want to be an athlete.<br />I want to be a writer.<br />I want to be a doctor.<br />I want to be a physicist.<br />I want to be a banker.<br />I want to be an archaeologist.<br />I want to be a public speaker.<br />I want to be a teacher.<br />I want to be a dancer.<br />I want to be a zoologist.<br />I want to understand.<br />
  2. 2. We know what racism is.<br />We know what sexism is.<br />We know what religious prejudice is.<br />But how many people know about homophobia and transphobia?<br />Lesbian, bisexual and gay students who have been bullied<br />
  3. 3. We know what racism is.<br />We know what sexism is.<br />We know what religious prejudice is.<br />But how many people know about homophobia and transphobia?<br />Young LGB people who do not feel safe or accepted at school<br />
  4. 4. We know what racism is.<br />We know what sexism is.<br />We know what religious prejudice is.<br />But how many people know about homophobia and transphobia?<br />Young LGB people who hear pejorative remarks like “that’s so gay”, “poof”, “dyke”, “queer” etc<br />
  5. 5. We know what racism is.<br />We know what sexism is.<br />We know what religious prejudice is.<br />But how many people know about homophobia and transphobia?<br />Young people who have been told in school that homophobic bullying is wrong<br />
  6. 6. Partnership between Haydon School and Cambridge University students.<br />A project for year 12 ending in February.<br />A scheme to raise awareness about sexuality and gender in Haydon.<br />You complete mini-projects in groups to educate the rest of the school about an LGBT issue.<br />You choose your group, the topic and the form of your mini-project: Powerpoint, leaflet, poster, campaign, performance, stall.<br />Win prizes, awards and a certificate recognised by a national organisation.<br />
  7. 7. 10 January<br />Get thinking about LGBT issues, what you’d like to do and who you’d like to work with.<br />Start researching!<br />
  8. 8. 17 January<br />The THiS team will be in to answer any questions you have.<br />Official beginning point of your mini-project.<br />
  9. 9. 7 February<br />Coming towards the end of your mini-project.<br />The THiS team will be in for any last-minute help you need and to see what you have created.<br />
  10. 10. 11 February<br />Deadline to have send a copy of your mini-project to THiS team (via website), to judge for prizes.<br />Get your creations on the school system!<br />
  11. 11. 14 February<br />You get awarded by your efforts towards THiS Project in an award assembly.<br />The top 10 groups will get special prizes!<br />
  12. 12. How to be a top 10 group<br />Be passionate about your project.<br />Research well.<br />Keep to deadlines and be organised (in your group and with school).<br />Target your content at your audience.<br />Keep the THiS team informed or ask for advice.<br />Be proud of what you’re doing and why.<br />
  13. 13. Which subjects do I enjoy?<br />What skills do I have?<br />What do I feel passionate about?<br />What can I do?<br />I want to do an FE course in Media Studies. I like film-making and animation. I want to learn how to use Adobe Fireworks.<br />
  14. 14. Which subjects do I enjoy?<br />What skills do I have?<br />What do I feel passionate about?<br />What can I do?<br />I like biology and am thinking about becoming a medical practitioner. I’m good at understanding complex scientific concepts.<br />The “gay gene”?<br />
  15. 15. Which subjects do I enjoy?<br />What skills do I have?<br />What do I feel passionate about?<br />What can I do?<br />DEBATE <br /><ul><li> Prop 8
  16. 16. Don’t Ask Don’t Tell
  17. 17. Equal Love Campaign
  18. 18. Religious adoption agencies</li></ul>I want to study law at university and become a civil rights lawyer. I’m good at public speaking.<br />
  19. 19. Which subjects do I enjoy?<br />What skills do I have?<br />What do I feel passionate about?<br />What can I do?<br />I really like cooking and I want to become a chef.<br />
  20. 20. Which subjects do I enjoy?<br />What skills do I have?<br />What do I feel passionate about?<br />What can I do?<br />I enjoy playing football and want to do a degree in Sports Science. I’m a good leader and I’m really confident. Younger kids look up to me.<br />
  21. 21. Which subjects do I enjoy?<br />What skills do I have?<br />What do I feel passionate about?<br />What can I do?<br />I want to study English Literature at university. I like reading and writing poetry.<br />
  22. 22. www.THiSProjectHaydon.org<br />
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