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No Room for Racism - Racism and inclusion

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No Room for Racism - Racism and inclusion

Diversity, Fairness, Equality, Identity

The Premier League is committed to ending racism in football and wider society. Use this pack to teach pupils about the negative impacts of racism and what we can do to tackle it. Play the films to hear from professional football players who celebrate cultural diversity in the game.

This pack enables pupils to learn about the differences between race and ethnicity, what it means to be an ally and what we can do to end racism.

Refer to the Teacher guidance document and the General guidance document for teaching PSHE before delivering this lesson.

These resources have been made with the support of BBC Own It

For more No Room for Racism resources, see the Stereotyping pack and to watch more videos from the Premier League and Women's Super League football players, go to the No Room for Racism - Video pack


Learning outcomes

Pupils will be able to

  • learn the importance of a diverse, multicultural society
  • learn about racism and its negative impacts
  • learn about allyship; what it is and how to be a good ally.

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Neal Maupay being interviewed.

Film: Neal Maupay

Watch this short clip featuring Neal Maupay, forward for Brighton and Hove Albion, talk about his experiences of racism.

Group of Premier League footballers.

Film: Allyship in football

This short clip includes a number of professional football players celebrating diversity and talking about allyship in football.

Group of ethnically diverse girls in the playground.

Starter activity: What is racism?

This starter activity allows pupils to reflect on their own experiences of being treated unfairly to help them understand the concept of racism.

Screenshot of the main activity worksheet.

Main activity: How does racism make people feel?

In this activity, pupils will think about and discuss the impacts of racism. Use the 'How does racism make people feel?' activity sheets to support pupils and facilitate classroom discussion.

There are two versions to choose from. 

Image of the design a poster worksheet.

Extra time: Design a poster

As an extension activity, set this task for pupils to design their own poster to show why allies are important and write a class pledge. 

This could be set as a home learning activity. 

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Teacher guidance - Racism and inclusion

It is recommended to refer to the teacher guidance document before teaching the lesson. This document includes key information and tips for delivering the session. Key topic vocabulary can be found at the end of the document.