There will be two weeks of gender stereotypes awareness lessons from 18-29 June 2012. The programme will be delivered to Year 5 and Year 6 (9 and 10 year olds), and includes elements of science, geography, history, politics and sociology.

Science: how different are boys’ and girls’ brains? What’s the evidence?

History: what have gender roles been throughout history?

Geography: how does cultural construction of gender differ throughout the world?

Personal, Social and Health Education (PHSE): how does gender affect children today?

Citizenship: what can you do to drive change?

English: does language play a part in portrayal of gender?

Maths: how can statistics help to understand and analyse gender roles?

Literature: how does fiction represent gender and are there consequences?