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Exploring risk in relation to gambling lesson pack (Lesson 1)

Key Stage 2
The first lesson, ‘Exploring risk’, is designed for any year group in KS2 and explores pupils’ understanding and assessment of risk in a variety of situations. The lesson enables pupils to reflect on their ideas about risk and develop . . . helpful strategies for managing when risk arises.
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Exploring risk in relation to gambling lesson pack (Lesson 2)

Key Stage 2
The second lesson ‘Chancing it!’, is designed for Year 6 pupils and explores risk in relation to gambling. As young people are increasingly exposed to gambling and gambling-related activity (through gaming, advertising, social media, . . . betting shops, arcades and casinos), it is important that learning about the risks associated with gambling and the effect on wellbeing is included within PSHE education.
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Gambling: Resources for promoting resilience to gambling: Demos and the PSHE Association

Key Stage 2, Key Stage 3, Key Stage 4
This free resource — recently updated to reflect latest practice and the 2020 version of the PSHE Education Programme of Study for PSHE Education — was produced as part of a collaboration between Demos, the PSHE Association, Mentor and the . . . Central and North West London NHS Foundation Trust and was commissioned by GambleAware.
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Gaming or gambling – Schools and organisations

Parents, Professionals

Parent Zone and GambleAware have partnered up to help professionals and families learn about the gambling-like risks children may face when playing online games – and simple, practical ways to keep gaming fun and make it safer.

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How to address gambling through PSHE education

Key Stage 2, Key Stage 3, Key Stage 4
GambleAware is working in partnership with the PSHE Association to support children and young people to understand, and avoid, risks associated with gambling. The first product of this partnership is a teacher handbook: ‘How to address . . . gambling through PSHE education’.
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