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The Life Stuff website is supported by the TV series of the same name. The series is accompanied by full programme notes to support teaching.
CITIZENS OF THE WORLD: Citizenship resources
In Search of the Tartan Turban
In Search of the Tartan Turban
Hardeep Singh Kohli is a Sikh Scottish Londoner writing his first sitcom and he's trying to find out what's funny about today's multicultural UK. The programme highlights social and cultural identity issues faced by young people in Britain today.
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This Teen Life
Based on the largest survey of teen attitudes ever undertaken in Britain, This Teen Life looks at attitudes to sex and sexuality, alcohol and drugs, parents and divorce, body images and mental health, race, politics and more.
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This Teen Life
Consumer Power
Consumer Power
Documentary series examining the human and environmental impact of our choices as consumers, focussing on three consumer products: chocolate, mobile phones and T-shirts.

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Citizen UK
Three stories of young people who have decided that they want to engage with life in their communities. In driving forward their schemes, the young people come into contact with community action, politics, policing, democracy and finance.
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Citizen UK
World of Difference
World of Difference
Follow the progress of three groups of young people who each won our World of Difference competition to identify an overseas development project that would benefit from the investment of the ?10,000 prize money.

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You Looking at Me?
A contemporary, upbeat and humorous drama about four young people growing up in Belfast facing issues of peer group pressure, cultural difference and local politics as they prepare to enter adulthood.

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You Looking at Me?
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UP CLOSE AND PERSONAL: PSHE Resources

Dealing with Drugs
Three films following the everyday lives of people coping with the effects of alcohol and illicit drugs. The series provides a realistic insight into the nature of drug use, the associated risks, and the impact on individuals, families and communities.
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Dealing with Drugs
Quit
Quit
Using personal testimonies, students are introduced to the impact of smoking on people?s health and lifestyle as smokers and non-smokers alike discuss how addiction to cigarettes has influenced their lives or those of their families.
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A-Z of Drugs
A fast-moving, stylish, no-nonsense guide to drugs and drug use in society. Clear facts with strong messages delivered without dogmatism or simplification will empower young people to make informed choices for themselves.
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A-Z of Drugs
Without You
Without You
A documentary exploring the experiences of young people whose lives have been affected by bereavement, tracing the individual ways they have come to terms with grief and loss and learned the strength to face the future.
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More Than Love
Three dramas based on workshops with teenagers. Based in a north London college, they tell the stories of sex, love and friendship experiences by three couples over a two-week period. The stories are, in turn, funny, sad, happy, poignant and intense.
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More Than Love
Decisions
Decisions
Three powerful, documentary-style dramas, using tough, contemporary music and language, each story centres on a young person facing a huge dilemma that has the potential to change the rest of their lives.

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Growing up Gay
A series which takes a lively, accessible and sensitive approach to a difficult subject without preaching, using a mixture of strong, humorous drama and five energetic personal films made by young people who live ordinary lives but happen to be gay.

Growing up Gay
Looking After the Penneys
Looking After the Penneys
Handling money requires understanding, competence, responsibility and enterprise. This series develops these in interesting, entertaining and practical ways, designed to encourage pupils to feel that personal finance issues are relevant to them.

Losing It
One in five young people experience mental health problems, and one in ten have problems serious enough to need professional help. Losing It takes its audience on the first steps of a journey towards understanding stress and anxiety, depression and disorder, self-harm, suicide and despair.

Losing It
A-Z of Love and Sex
A-Z of Love and Sex
The A?Z of Love and Sex is a fast-moving, unashamedly direct series that answers all those burning questions about love and sex which are often far too embarrassing to articulate.


Winning the Mind Game
Mental illnesses such as depression and anxiety are increasingly prevalent among young people in the UK. This programme challenges the stigma of owning up to mental health problems, profiling three attractive, successful young people who have suffered and conquered mental illness.

Winning the Mind Game
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WORK IT: Careers Resources

Working Week
Six different people between the ages of 22 and 30 let us into their busy lives to get a real flavour of their working weeks. What are the day-to-day demands? How do they manage their money, their social lives, their relationships and the stresses of their jobs?
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Working Week
From the Top
From The Top
This series opens the eyes of teenagers aged between 16 and 19 to the world of work. It will look at some careers that young people may not have considered, or in some cases may think of as beyond their reach.

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* These programmes were first broadcast as part of 4Learning?s Off Limits strand. To access the online programme notes for the Off Limits programmes please go to 4Learning's Secondary PSHE & Citizenship page.

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