Family, courage and human achievement
9:54

Family, courage and human achievement

Clip from Mao's Last Dancer

Personal and Social Capability

7-8
9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Before Li's performance in The Rites of Spring, Li talks to a television journalist about his freedom, his separation from his family and dancing for his parents. Backstage Li ...

Before Li's performance in The Rites of Spring, Li talks to a television journalist about his freedom, his separation from his family and dancing for his parents. Backstage Li and Mary hear unexpected applause in the audience. Outside the theatre, Cynthia welcomes Li's parents, and Ben invites them to their seats. After the performance, Li sees his mother and father in the crowd and they are invited onstage for an emotional reunion.

Soar like an eagle
6:52

Soar like an eagle

Clip from Eddie the Eagle

Personal and Social Capability

7-8
9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
After narrowly completing the 90-metre jump, Bronson and Eddie share a victorious hug. Back in the change room, Warren Sharpe makes a surprise visit. Congratulating them both ...

After narrowly completing the 90-metre jump, Bronson and Eddie share a victorious hug. Back in the change room, Warren Sharpe makes a surprise visit. Congratulating them both on their personal victory, he also admits he was wrong in his comment about Bronson's Olympic spirit. Archival footage of the closing ceremony shows the president of the Organising Committee reference Eddie Edwards' contribution to the 1988 Calgary Winter Olympics. "You have broken world records, and you have established

The Olympics is about heart and spirit
1:48

The Olympics is about heart and spirit

Clip from Eddie the Eagle

Personal and Social Capability

7-8
9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Bronson surprises Eddie as he contemplates the 90-metre slope. Eddie is surprised and Bronson tells him an old friend helped him see things differently. Eddie asks what happen ...

Bronson surprises Eddie as he contemplates the 90-metre slope. Eddie is surprised and Bronson tells him an old friend helped him see things differently. Eddie asks what happen Bronson's "other jacket", alluding to Bronson's alcoholism. Bronson tells Eddie that without the alcohol he was never brave enough to jump the 90-metre, but that Eddie has more heart, bravery and spirit than any of the other Olympians.

Joe starts a new school, Len buys affection
9:54

Joe starts a new school, Len buys affection

Clip from Billionaire Boy

Personal and Social Capability

5-6
7-8
9-10
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Warwick Davis "Willis" helps Joe transfer to the local Ruffington High. On their way to school Willis advises Joe to hide his wealth from the other students, Joe agrees. When ...

Warwick Davis "Willis" helps Joe transfer to the local Ruffington High. On their way to school Willis advises Joe to hide his wealth from the other students, Joe agrees. When Joe arrives, he has a frank chat with the school bullies and gets tossed in the bin. In class, he manages to make a new friend, Bob, who gives him a tour. At home, his father, blinded by money, continues to shower gifts on his greedy and forgetful girlfriend, Sapphire.

Charlie is a teenage boy too
9:59

Charlie is a teenage boy too

Clip from The Black Balloon

Personal and Social Capability

7-8
9-10
11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
Jackie joins the Mollison family for Thomas' birthday. Thomas, stressed and angry for Charlie's lot in life, suggests the family stop signing to Charlie. Maddie believes ...

Jackie joins the Mollison family for Thomas' birthday. Thomas, stressed and angry for Charlie's lot in life, suggests the family stop signing to Charlie. Maddie believes Charlie will be non-verbal all his life. The family bring out Thomas' cake after dinner and Jackie discovers Charlie masturbating next to her, making her very uncomfortable. Thomas loses his temper, taking it on Charlie. Afterwards, Thomas is distraught and seeks out Jackie to acknowledge his behaviour.

Water shortages, punishment and making good
6:14

Water shortages, punishment and making good

Clip from Holes

Personal and Social Capability

7-8
9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Mr Sir tells the boys about a place that never rains. Stanley takes the blame for stealing Mr Sir's sunflower seeds and is brought to Warden Walker. At Warden Walker's house, ...

Mr Sir tells the boys about a place that never rains. Stanley takes the blame for stealing Mr Sir's sunflower seeds and is brought to Warden Walker. At Warden Walker's house, Mr Sir's plan for punishment goes awry. Stanley returns to the digging fields to find that Zero has finished digging his hole for him. Zero claims he did so because he was being wrongfully punished. Stanley decides to finally make good on Zero request to learn to read.

Jealousy, anxiety and new friends
9:31

Jealousy, anxiety and new friends

Clip from Hating Alison Ashley

Personal and Social Capability

3-4
5-6
7-8
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Ms Belmont ridicules the students for their poorly researched essays on Greenland. Alison is the only student to receive praise. Alison Ashley, the new girl, arrives. In ...

Ms Belmont ridicules the students for their poorly researched essays on Greenland. Alison is the only student to receive praise. Alison Ashley, the new girl, arrives. In contrast to the class' darker and mooted fashion, Alison is cast in a glowing soft light similar to the style use to distinguished private education in the opening sequence. Erica gives Alison the tour, discovering they aren't so similar in the end. Erica becomes anxious that Alison will overshadow her.

Artefacts, bullies and new romances
9:51

Artefacts, bullies and new romances

Clip from Holes

Personal and Social Capability

5-6
7-8
9-10
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Rex bullies Stanley into handing over a mysterious object he found in the dirt, which he shows to camp councillor Dr Pendanski. Warden Walker is called to inspect the find. ...

Rex bullies Stanley into handing over a mysterious object he found in the dirt, which he shows to camp councillor Dr Pendanski. Warden Walker is called to inspect the find. Rex receives the day off and the boys are told to dig double-time in search of more artefacts. Flashbacks to the populous Camp Green Lake show a burgeoning romance between Sam the onion man and Katherine Barlow, and her rejection of wealthy heir to the town, Charles "Trout" Walker.

Stanley accepted into group after discovery
8:44

Stanley accepted into group after discovery

Clip from Holes

Personal and Social Capability

3-4
5-6
7-8
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Stanley digs up a fossil and shows the camp councillor. He learns Camp Green Lake was once a populous lakeside town with ties to Mr Sir's family. The group accepts Stanley at ...

Stanley digs up a fossil and shows the camp councillor. He learns Camp Green Lake was once a populous lakeside town with ties to Mr Sir's family. The group accepts Stanley at the expense of Zero, once his only friend. The camp councillor tries to discuss why the boys are here, but the lines between good and bad are blurry. Zero asks Stanley for help, but Stanley refuses him.

Never give up
7:17

Never give up

Clip from Eddie the Eagle

Personal and Social Capability

7-8
9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Eddie tells Bronson he is going the Olympics, explaining they haven't updated the rules in 52 years. Bronson refuses to escort Eddie up the 70-meter slope, thinking he won't ...

Eddie tells Bronson he is going the Olympics, explaining they haven't updated the rules in 52 years. Bronson refuses to escort Eddie up the 70-meter slope, thinking he won't actually jump. At the top, Eddie slips and is badly injured in the landing. Feeling responsible, Bronson visits him in the hospital and notices Warren Sharpe's autobiography. As Bronson reads, he learns Sharpe considered Bronson his most gifted but disappointing jumper, because a true Olympian never gives up.

Poor with friends versus lonely and wealthy
9:33

Poor with friends versus lonely and wealthy

Clip from Billionaire Boy

Personal and Social Capability

5-6
7-8
9-10
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Leonard Spud works at a toilet paper factory. He's down on his luck and can't even buy his son, Joe, a proper Christmas present. The sequence is shot in sepia until, while ...

Leonard Spud works at a toilet paper factory. He's down on his luck and can't even buy his son, Joe, a proper Christmas present. The sequence is shot in sepia until, while crying over the kitchen sink, Leonard invents "Bum Fresh". Bum Fresh revolutionises toilet paper and catapults Joe and Leonard into great wealth. Len gives Joe everything he could ever want, but over time Joe feels more isolated than ever before.

Joe and Len learn the difference between greed and generosity
9:59

Joe and Len learn the difference between greed and generosity

Clip from Billionaire Boy

Personal and Social Capability

5-6
7-8
9-10
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Realising the error of his ways, Joe seeks to apologise to those he hurt. Together, Joe, Bob and Maddie plan a surprise for Mrs Sharp. Joe gives the last of his money to ...

Realising the error of his ways, Joe seeks to apologise to those he hurt. Together, Joe, Bob and Maddie plan a surprise for Mrs Sharp. Joe gives the last of his money to Maddie, telling her to build a school in Africa. Wandering the streets alone, Joe bumps into Raj and discovers Bum Fresh has gone bust overnight. At home, Len and Joe make amends, and Bob and Julie generously invite them for Christmas dinner.

Jessie stands up for himself
8:35

Jessie stands up for himself

Clip from Bridge To Terabithia

Personal and Social Capability

3-4
5-6
7-8
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Jessie helps his dad, Jack, with some chores and accidentally loses his keys. Jack is furious and belittles Jessie for being useless. May Belle admits she gave the keys to ...

Jessie helps his dad, Jack, with some chores and accidentally loses his keys. Jack is furious and belittles Jessie for being useless. May Belle admits she gave the keys to Leslie to turn into bells. Leslie and Jessie go to Terabithia to retrieve them, where the Terabithian Warriors and the giant troll who has become their friend assist them. Jessie proves his father wrong by returning the keys.

Having goals, working hard, and China-US politics
8:40

Having goals, working hard, and China-US politics

Clip from Mao's Last Dancer

Personal and Social Capability

7-8
9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Li and classmates secretly watch the Mikhail Baryshnikov video their teacher Chan gave him before his arrest. Li is motivated to train harder than ever. In 1976 Mao Zedong ...

Li and classmates secretly watch the Mikhail Baryshnikov video their teacher Chan gave him before his arrest. Li is motivated to train harder than ever. In 1976 Mao Zedong dies and China begins to interact with the West. Three years later, Houston Ballet director Ben Stevenson visits the Beijing dance academy. Ben invites Li to travel to the US and Communist Party officials debate whether Li is politically ready to resist the West.

Small wins and personal demons
9:54

Small wins and personal demons

Clip from Eddie the Eagle

Personal and Social Capability

7-8
9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Bronson and Eddie begin training. Eddie makes the 61-metre minimum jump in a practice run but falls during competition. Eddie argues for a re-jump but is refused. That ...

Bronson and Eddie begin training. Eddie makes the 61-metre minimum jump in a practice run but falls during competition. Eddie argues for a re-jump but is refused. That evening Bronson tells Eddie how proud he is of him. Defeated, Eddie leaves Bronson in the van to calls his mum to say he's coming home. The next day he learns the practice jump was recorded and he's going to the Olympics. Bronson and Eddie argue over the right time to enter the Olympics.

Past and present narratives begin to overlap
8:12

Past and present narratives begin to overlap

Clip from Holes

Personal and Social Capability

5-6
7-8
9-10
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Stanley's family story and the history of Green Lake are discovered to have parallels with present events. Stanley sets out to find Hector "Zero", finding him hiding under an ...

Stanley's family story and the history of Green Lake are discovered to have parallels with present events. Stanley sets out to find Hector "Zero", finding him hiding under an overturned boat called Mary Lou. Zero offers him some "bloosh", a familiar peaches syrup from the past. They notice a mountain peak that looks suspiciously like the God's Thumb rock formation from his grandfather's story.

Feminist themes in Howl's Moving Castle
1:14

Feminist themes in Howl's Moving Castle

Clip from Howl's Moving Castle

Personal and Social Capability

7-8
9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Sophie walks down a back alley and is confronted by two soldiers who act inappropriately towards her, taunting her vulnerability. Fortunately, Howl appears and offers himself ...

Sophie walks down a back alley and is confronted by two soldiers who act inappropriately towards her, taunting her vulnerability. Fortunately, Howl appears and offers himself as her escort. The scene deals with gender politics, power and aggression.

Acceptance, support and family bonds
9:59

Acceptance, support and family bonds

Clip from The Black Balloon

Personal and Social Capability

7-8
9-10
11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
Waking up the day after his altercation with Charlie, Thomas joins him in the backyard, simultaneously annoying their lousy neighbour and acknowledging his brother's right to ...

Waking up the day after his altercation with Charlie, Thomas joins him in the backyard, simultaneously annoying their lousy neighbour and acknowledging his brother's right to life. That night Jackie and the family attend Charlie's school play, Animals Afloat. Charlie's partner gets stage fright, and Thomas joins his brother on stage. The two brothers celebrate their theatrical success by sharing a bubble bath. In the bath, Thomas gets emotional and admits he used to wish Charlie was "normal".