Stereotype, prejudice and
Aim: To investigate different
Two doctors are collecting a child
from nursery. One is the father of
the others son. How are the two
are shown in these videos?
• Why were there been at least 9
official complaints about this CBeebies
•Cerrie Burnell was born with part of an
arm and a hand missing. There have been
9 official complaints about her, some
parents saying their children have had
nightmares because of her arm. Other,
more reasonable, parents have said it is
good to have positive role models.
a fixed idea that people have about
what someone or something is like,
especially an idea that is wrong:
is when you pre-judge someone – judge
them before you know them. A
prejudiced opinion is not based on fact.
Jot down some notes…
• What stereotypes do people hold about
Where do we
Now write your own
definitions of stereotype,
Give real life examples
with your definitions.
Acting on your prejudice. Prejudice is
the judgement of someone while
discrimination is an action against
someone because of your prejudice.
Copy & Complete
Decide whether the following are prejudice or
1. Women can‟t drive!
2. Women pay less for car insurance.
3. In Boots teenagers are only allowed in one at
4. Old people are grumpy!
5. Hitler killed over 6 million Jews.
6. Black people are better dancers.
• Homophobic bullying is almost epidemic in Britain's‟ schools. Almost
two thirds (65%) of young lesbians, gay and bisexual pupils have
experienced direct bullying. 75% of young gay people attending faith
schools have experienced homophobic bullying.
• Even if gay pupils are not directly experiencing bullying, they are
learning in an environment where homophobic language and comments
are commonplace. 98% of young gay people hear the phrases “that‟s
so gay” or “you‟re so gay” in school, and over four fifths hear such
comments often or frequently.
• 97% of pupils hear other insulting homophobic remarks, such as
“poof”, “dyke”, “rug-muncher”, “queer” and “bender”. Over 7 in 10 gay
pupils hear those phrases used often or frequently.
• Less than a quarter (23%) of young gay people have been told that
homophobic bullying is wrong in their school. In schools that have
said homophobic bullying is wrong, gay young people are 60% more
likely not to have been bullied.
• Over half of lesbian and gay pupils don‟t feel able to be themselves
at school. 35% of gay pupils do not feel safe or accepted at school.
Obj: To plan an essay and know
how to answer an exam question.
COPY & COMPLETE
„Discrimination is the biggest threat to peace in the UK today.’
• Do you agree?
You should include:
• An introduction including a definition of discrimination
• Arguments for and against the statement
• Examples of discrimination in the UK
• Compare these examples to discrimination world wide and what
discrimination can lead to.
• A conclusion summing up your arguments.
Ideas to include:
• Local cases of discrimination
• BNP party and other groups that rally support for discrimination
• Mass discrimination and genocide such as the Holocaust/
Rwandan genocide/Bosnian genocide
• Don‟t just focus on one sort of discrimination. You could include
Islamophobia, Homophobia, Sexism etc
• Discrimination in schools. Stonewall‟s School Report into the
experiences of young gay people in Britain.