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LGBT History Month 2014: Music – Faces of 14 Resources

The theme for History Month 2014 is Music. To cover the LGBT range we have four ‘faces’ from the field of music – lesbian composer and suffragette Dame Ethel Smyth, gay classical composer Lord Benjamin Britten (whose centenery is being marked in 2013); bisexual blues singer Bessie Smith, and trans TV and film music composer [...]

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Gender Variance Lesson Plan

Lesson Title: Gender Variance Age: KS5 (Could be adapted for KS4) Subject: History, Citizenship Overview: “The objective of this lesson plan is to teach students about the diversity of human sex and gender– both in terms of physically observable variations outside of a simple “Male – Female” model, and in terms of the many ways [...]

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KS4: Music – ‘Elements of Disco’

By using a track from the film Priscilla Queen of the Dessert, learners are given the opportunity to explore the varied elements of disco music. In using the film as case study for the music, learners are also afforded the opportunity to learn about the definition of Trans. Downloads: KS4 Music ‘Elements of Disco’ worksheet [...]

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KS3: Art – ‘Grayson Perry’

The differentiated objectives for this lesson were devised by using the 2011 National Curriculum attainment targets for Art at Key Stage 3. Turner Prize winner Grayson Perry makes ceramic pots, prints, hand-stitched quilts, and outrageous dress designs. He is best known for his pots. He says, ‘I like my ceramics because they’re wobbly and hand-made [...]

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