Exodus: Our Journey to Europe
Produced by: Doc Academy
Subject: Citizenship English Geography History
Topics/keywords: Asylum Asylum seeker Asylum seekers Borders Citizenship Debate Displacement Immigration
Age range: KS3 (ages 11–14) KS4 (ages 14–16)
A scheme of work across five lessons supporting the English Language assessment objectives for GCSE. Follow English teacher Hassan, from Syria, as he leaves his war-torn country and attempts to travel to the UK. Using phone cameras, interviews and voiceover, the BBC documentary series shines a light on the untold story of the migrant crisis. His story— dramatic and dismaying by turn—will enable students to practise a range of reading, writing and listening skills while building their understanding of a critical issue affecting people across the world today.