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Free PSHE KS3 Teaching Resources for Secondary Teachers

Resources for Teaching KS3 PSHE

You probably don’t have hours to spend browsing the Internet, searching for quality, relevant free resources for your lessons. That is why we have done the hard work for you, selecting only the most useful and appropriate resources which have been put together with the national curriculum programmes of study requirements in mind, by people who are experts in their own fields.

Key Stage 3 is an important point in the life of young people, when they will be introduced to career planning and enterprise skills, along with life skills and employability skills. They will begin to learn about financial planning and how to manage their money, and preparing for the world of work. From the point of view of Personal Wellbeing, they will learn about peer pressure, drugs and alcohol, all of which are vital to understand for a healthy lifestyle.


So if you are looking for great materials on KS3 topics such as bullying, careers, enterprise education and financial awareness, then you have come to the right place. A few minutes spent browsing this page could save you hours of planning time later. Download the resources now (many are fully photocopiable and printable), or bookmark them online to use in your classroom.

It can be difficult sometimes to teach pupils about cancer as it can be a sensitive subject (especially if they know/have known someone with the disease) so Macmillan Cancer Support have devised some great resources that will help support the teaching of this subject. There are information, activities and advice that explains cancer clearly.

Teaching-Resources-UK has lots of worksheets, powerpoints and lesson plans that help with teaching KS3 PSHE. It covers topics such as alcohol, depression, relationships an more. There are carefully planned out lessons that cover in detail a specific topic, explaining it clearly and also it makes pupils fully aware.


24 Key Free Teaching Resources

The Apprenticeship Guide

The Apprenticeship Guide

Everything your students need to know about Apprenticeships... what to choose, how to apply, where to study, and much, much more. In print, online and on your mobile.

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Free teaching resources to help you develop informed, responsible and active citizens.

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PSHE Lesson Plans & Worksheets

PSHE Lesson Plans & Worksheets

Ready-to-use personal well-being lesson plans, covering alcohol, drugs, prejudice, relationships, teenage pregnancy, mental health, life skills and healthy eating

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Good communication is key to success as a student, employee or parent. Our learning and skills programme helps young people become better, more effective communicators.

Find out more about BT Learning Skills



IFAW offers animal welfare and conservation-themed teaching resources and films aligned with UK curricula. This year’s theme, Elephants Never Forget, explores the world of elephants and the challenges they face.

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Macmillan Cancer Support

Macmillan Cancer Support

Resources aimed at teachers to discuss cancer with their pupils

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Crimestoppers Trust

Crimestoppers Trust

Be Fearless about crime @ – the new youth brand from the crime fighting charity Crimestoppers

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UN World Food Programme

UN World Food Programme

Learn about nutritious school meals and global hunger with the story of a Kenyan school girl named Molly, who can stay in education thanks to the meals she receives at school.

Find out more about UN World Food Programme

British Red Cross

British Red Cross

Life. Live it. resources to help teach first aid. No experience necessary!

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E-safety Support

E-safety Support

E-safety Support. It is a comprehensive suite of resources developed to help schools to meet Ofsted requirements by delivering a clear strategy that promotes shared (teachers, pupils, parents etc) responsibility for e- safety.

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Jeans for Genes Day

Jeans for Genes Day

Free downloadable resources for Jeans for Genes Day, designed to bring your PSHE, science and genetics curricula to life. The resources include compelling films, teacher’s notes & worksheets.

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Beat Bullying

Beat Bullying has lesson plans and online resources from over the years and links to clips on YouTube that can help in PSHE classes.

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Recycle Zone

Site for KS3 teachers that will help support them teaching their students about recycling.

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Trading Standards

Lots of resources for both Primary and Secondary School Citizenship and PSHE classes.

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At Bristol

At Bristol is a site that teaches you about different parts of the brain and body and what they can be used for.

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Lock in Learning

For KS3 PSHE teachers, this site provides plenty of resources that they can use when dealing with the subject of smoking.

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Resources and Packs for KS3 & KS4 Citizenship and PHSE lessons from Bridges.

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BethShalom covers some useful sections when learning about the Holocaust in KS3 History and PSHE classes.

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Resources for KS3 Science and PSHE students about smoking and it also has teachers’ resources.

Find out more about Boots


Oxfam II

Oxfam II provides great activities and information on teaching children of all ages about diversity.

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PETA Foundation

Peta Foundation has brilliant resources as it contains videos, posters, images and so much more.

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A site, created by young people, that offers support to students after a death of someone close.

Find out more about RD4U


Countryside Access

Coventry City Council will help Primary School Maths Students to learn the value of digits in numbers.

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Bank of England Museum

For Business Studies and PSHE classes, this provides resources on helping children understand banking and its roles.

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