If you have put yourself at risk of HIV infection and other STIs, you can ask for a free and confidential test at your local sexual health clinic.
HIV - which causes AIDS - can be transmitted through body fluids, in particular blood, semen, vaginal secretions and breast milk.
We've therefore produced a practical resource for teachers providing suggestions on how to integrate HIV into the national curriculum for different subjects within key stages three and four. It includes lesson plans, ideas for assemblies and HIV fact sheets.Sections of our HIV in Schools pack are available to download below.
*New for 2013- World AIDS Day assembly on HIV, stigma and discrimination*
For World AIDS Day 2013 (1 December) we have produced new assembly resources on HIV, stigma and discrcimination:
WAD 2013 Assembly - powerpoint slides
WAD 2013 Assembly - assembly plan and detailed teacher's notes
Introduction & Legal Obligations
HIV Facts - Lesson Quiz
Activity Ideas and Lesson Plans - part 1
Activity Ideas and Lesson Plans - part 2
Activity Ideas and Lesson Plans - part 3
Teaching about HIV in PSHE
Assembly Ideas, Creating Displays & Getting Involved
Quiz: 25 Years of NAT – 25 facts about HIV
Here are some ideas for assemblies which NAT has produced for previous years.
Act Aware Assembly Plan 2011Act Aware Assembly Quiz Slides 2011
Act Aware Assembly 2010 PowerPoint Act Aware Assembly 2010 Speaking Notes
If you have any queries please contact email@example.com
In collaboration with NAT, The International Planned Parenthood Federation has produced an additional resource for teachers: 'Positive? Attitudes to and Awareness of HIV.' The resource cuts across four curriculum focus areas: Science, English/Media, Citizenship and PSHE and is available to download here. The resource is free to all UK schools and has a downloadable iphone/android app and a game at www.learningpositive.com/game/
You can also visit the website for more information at www.learningpositive.com
Angels in America
NAT, Headlong Theatre and the Lyric Hammersmith have produced an education pack for schools exploring some of the questions raised by the Pulitzer Prize winning play Angels in America.
The aim of this resource is to engage young people on subjects including HIV and homophobia through the medium of drama, and to encourage debate and discussion on the issues raised by Angels in America. The education pack is available free of charge to all secondary schools and can be downloaded here.
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