Rise Up 5: Tyler

Tyler's story concludes the Rise Up short films, showing our four young climate activists being interviewed by Tyler, now a professional journalist reporting in 2025 from a climate summit. In the interviews, they each give advice to their...

Rise Up 4: Jay

Jay's story splits into three different timelines as we follow a teenager whose various approaches to speaking up and acting on the climate crisis are each effective in their own way.

This short film is part of the Rise...

Rise Up 3: Jamal

Jamal's story, told through the lens of his friend Tyler’s handheld camcorder, features a school student in inner-city London with a love of growing and cooking his own food, and a dream of becoming a chef.

This short film...

Rise Up 2: Erin

Erin's story, featuring sweeping footage of the Norfolk coastline, follows a teenager passionately protesting about the climate crisis as she watches her grandfather’s home crumble into the sea. 

This short film is part of the Rise Up series at...

Rise Up 1: Lahari

Lahari's story, told through a series of TikTok-style videos, features a prospective law student in Mumbai, who uses her platform to influence the law on air pollution.

This short film is part of the Rise Up series at the...

Nick Brewer Talks Commitment

Using the stimulus of a poem by rapper and spoken word artist Nick Brewer, pupils are given the opportunity to consider their own values and commitments, the benefits of those commitments, and what they would like to commit...

Commitment and Families

What is commitment? What does commitment look like for different families? Produced in partnership with FASTN, four families discuss their relationships.

Doreen’s War: Keep Smiling Through

Doreen was only 8 years old when World War 2 began. While many children were evacuated from London's east end, Doreen stayed with her family in Plaistow and was homeschooled - even during the deadly Blitz between 1940 and...

Belong

Many children and young people have to move to a new school, a new city, or a new country. In this film, young people describe how it feels to start a new life and find a new home.

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Just Me

“I’m just me... It's like coming up for air."

As Jaz and Charlie make a final attempt to keep their relationship alive, one of them comes out as non-binary (meaning they don’t identify as a boy or a girl), sparking a conversation...

The View from the Classroom - Gender

What is gender? Is it something people are born with, or something they choose? How does someone's gender affect their lives and choices? Students from Key Stages 4 and 5 in schools all around the country give us...

The View from the Classroom - Abortion

What is an abortion? What does the law say about abortion? What are your opinions about it? Students from Key Stages 4 and 5 in schools all around the country give us the view from the classroom.

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