New contemporary film drama ‘The Prodigals Online’ explores the issues young people face as they transition to adulthood and independent living – KS 4/5 resource
The Prodigals Online has been produced to engage, educate and empower young people to confidently face the challenges and opportunities of independence and adulthood.
Developed in partnership with the Lambeth Council, Lambeth Health and Wellbeing Partnership and Prodigals Education Trust, these video and music resources provide high quality learning opportunities to enable young people to understand the skills that will enable them to live as successful independent adults.
The resource features:
- Film and contemporary music for use as a learning stimulus
- Provide curriculum mapping and lesson plans to stimulate group debate and discussions
- Support for relevant inter-related themes that provide a unique learning continuum
- Support for user friendly workshop activities
The Prodigals Online resources can be used across the curriculum in a variety of contexts at Key stage 4 and 5. The issues that it features may cause students to become emotional and animated. It is important to consider strategies for engaging all learners in the work safely and without loss of focus. The Prodigals Online materials are supported by teaching and learning resources designed to engage all classes in the learning process. This level of support it provided to encourage all teachers to use The Prodigals Online within their own teaching context.
The recommended age range for these learning resources is 14 years and above.
The resource is available on http://prodigals.lgfl.org.uk/