Education resources

We have a selection of teaching packs, guides and resources specifically for primary and secondary teaching.

Online resources

  • Teaching resources

    Resources for primary and secondary school teachers, and informal learners.

  • BFI Screenonline

    Our online encyclopaedia of British film and television featuring hundreds of hours of film and television clips from the vast collections of the BFI National Archive.

  • Sci-fi in the classroom

    Sci-fi in the classroom

    Time travel through film history, with our top ten must-see titles for young people.

  • Gothic in the classroom

    Gothic in the classroom

    We present 13 specially selected gothic films to see by the age of 13.

Useful links

  • Animagine

    Detailed advice on how to use our DVD in the classroom.

  • Film Education

    With sponsorship from the film industry, Film Education encourages schools to use film and cinemas.

  • FILMCLUB

    FILMCLUB gives pupils and teachers the chance to explore the world of film through after-school film clubs.

  • First Light Movies

    First Light gives funding for young people to make short films.

  • Creative Skillset

    The Sector Skills Council for the Audio Visual Industries (broadcast, film, radio, video, interactive media and photo imaging).

  • Media Education Association

    A professional association for people who work in media education.

  • The National Media Museum

    A great resource of photography, film and television for education and greater understanding.

  • British Universities Film and Video Council (BUFVC)

    Access to knowledge and resources covering moving image and sound for further and higher education and research. The BUFVC offers an excellent...

  • The English & Media Centre

    Media education courses and training for English and Media Studies teachers, covering theory and practical production.

  • Cinemagic

    Entertaining and inspiring ways for young people to understand film, television and related media and technologies.

  • Media Education Wales

    Supports and develops media and moving image education throughout Wales and beyond.

  • Cineclub

    Cineclub nurtures a network of young filmmakers in schools and youth clubs.

  • AMES: the Association for Media Education in Scotland

    A grassroots organisation of teachers to promote media education and support media teachers nationwide.

  • Courses and conferences

    Courses and conferences

    Find out more about our MA modules for education professionals, and the annual BFI Media Conference.

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  • Film education strategy

    Film education strategy

    Find out about the BFI’s review of its strategy for film education, and how help us shape our plans.

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