Guns and Knives

Guns and Knives

DVD2011 8 Minutes

A short discussion-starter for young people on the dangers of carrying guns and knives.

This innovative resource was developed to help young people understand the real-life implications of becoming involved in a weapons culture. It graphically illustrates what can happen when young people carry weapons and shows in vivid detail the subsequent involvement of an armed response team. The programme provides a mechanism for young people to observe a situation involving guns and knives and to learn through discussion. The DVD is supported by teachers' notes and a detailed lesson plan on a separate CD. Activities based on a decision-making card game help students to learn about actions, consequences facts and the law. Contents in addition to the DVD: a comprehensive lesson plan, a board game to be printed off the CD, activity sheets and also four additional activities. The DVD demonstrates how confrontation can rapidly escalate into violence and tragedy, with the reality of a subsequent Police intervention. It provides a mechanism for young people to observe a situation involving guns and knives, and to learn through discussion, reflection and student activities.

This programme can be rented on our Video on Demand system for £1.00. For this you can view as often as you like within a 48 hour period of your own choosing.