New school, cruel kids and spectrum disorder
7:37

New school, cruel kids and spectrum disorder

Clip from The Black Balloon

Personal and Social Capability

7-8
9-10
11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
Thomas Mollison and his family move into a new house. Thomas' older brother Charlie is on the autism spectrum and non-verbal. As Charlie plays on the front lawn, local kids ...

Thomas Mollison and his family move into a new house. Thomas' older brother Charlie is on the autism spectrum and non-verbal. As Charlie plays on the front lawn, local kids derided him for the way he behaves. The next morning, Charlie accidentally breaks a carton of eggs, offering an insight into Charlie's sensory experience of the world. Later, local kids make cruel remarks as Charlie's bus drives past. At school, Thomas is made to wear second-hand swimmers and called reductive names by his new

Kindness, understanding and frustration
6:12

Kindness, understanding and frustration

Clip from The Black Balloon

Personal and Social Capability

7-8
9-10
11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
During class, Jackie plays with Thomas but ultimately proves he can trust her to be respectful and kind. Thomas gives the monkey ears back to Charlie and attempts to engage ...

During class, Jackie plays with Thomas but ultimately proves he can trust her to be respectful and kind. Thomas gives the monkey ears back to Charlie and attempts to engage him in speaking. The next day, Jackie finds Thomas after school and invites both Thomas and Charlie to walk home with her. Jackie learns how to say "hello" in Australian Sign Language (Auslan) and gets an insight into the stresses of being a carer, and a teenager.

Bureaucracy, political bullies and the little guys
4:25

Bureaucracy, political bullies and the little guys

Clip from The Castle

Personal and Social Capability

7-8
9-10
11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
Ron Graham, a representative of AirLink, visits Dennis and offers to rectify a "mistake" made when valuing the Kerrigan house. Dennis suggests Darryl isn't in it for the money ...

Ron Graham, a representative of AirLink, visits Dennis and offers to rectify a "mistake" made when valuing the Kerrigan house. Dennis suggests Darryl isn't in it for the money and Ron insinuates that political frustrations could spill into other parts of life. Dennis, intimidated and pessimistic, tries to convince Darryl to take the money but Darryl sticks to his guns. That night, Sal tells her sons about falling in love with Darryl and his principles. (Coarse language.)

Olympic dreams and Olympic histories
7:58

Olympic dreams and Olympic histories

Clip from Eddie the Eagle

Personal and Social Capability

5-6
7-8
9-10
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Eddie attempts the 15metre jump and completes it first try. Encouraged, he moves onto the 40m, which proves a little more difficult. Undeterred, Eddie seeks advice from the ...

Eddie attempts the 15metre jump and completes it first try. Encouraged, he moves onto the 40m, which proves a little more difficult. Undeterred, Eddie seeks advice from the Norwegian couch but receives only ridicule. The next day, Eddie buys himself a new set of skis and attempts the jump again. While lying at the base of the jump, he meets the local snow plougher, Bronson but soon learns of Bronson's Olympic history and tries to enlist him as coach.

Erica tries to help Alison and runs away from camp
9:59

Erica tries to help Alison and runs away from camp

Clip from Hating Alison Ashley

Personal and Social Capability

3-4
5-6
7-8
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Erica overhears Alison on the phone to her mother and realises Alison's life might not be so perfect after all. Feeling sympathetic, Erica impersonates Ms Belmont to Alison's ...

Erica overhears Alison on the phone to her mother and realises Alison's life might not be so perfect after all. Feeling sympathetic, Erica impersonates Ms Belmont to Alison's mother imploring her to notice her daughter. The plan backfires and they both get into trouble. Alison doesn't let her explain her actions. Erica decides she has to leave Camp Desolation and ventures to the next town, but is found by Ms Belmont.

Joe and Len learn money doesn't fix everything
9:57

Joe and Len learn money doesn't fix everything

Clip from Billionaire Boy

Personal and Social Capability

5-6
7-8
9-10
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Joe loses his new friend Bob and learns a hard lesson about lying. Len tries to fix Joe's litter duty problem and bribes the principal to sack Mrs Sharp. Joe starts a petition ...

Joe loses his new friend Bob and learns a hard lesson about lying. Len tries to fix Joe's litter duty problem and bribes the principal to sack Mrs Sharp. Joe starts a petition to get her reinstated, discovering the bribe his father made. Joe takes Bob's words to heart and decides to confront his father at his engagement party. Joe runs away, and Len finally seeks an "honest" answer from Warwick Davis.

The Eagle has landed
9:47

The Eagle has landed

Clip from Eddie the Eagle

Personal and Social Capability

7-8
9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Bronson writes "EAGLE" on Eddie's helmet as he prepares for the big jump. Over the announcement, Warren Sharpe, Bronson's old coach, talks of his disappointment in Bronson. ...

Bronson writes "EAGLE" on Eddie's helmet as he prepares for the big jump. Over the announcement, Warren Sharpe, Bronson's old coach, talks of his disappointment in Bronson. Off the drink, Bronson is determined to stay focussed on supporting Eddie. As Bronson drops Eddie at the lifts, Eddie reminds him things will be okay. In the lift, Eddie is given an unlikely pep talk from Matti Nykanen. Eddie lands a new personal best in front of an adoring crowd.

New parents and school camps
9:56

New parents and school camps

Clip from Hating Alison Ashley

Personal and Social Capability

5-6
7-8
9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Lennie Grubb drives Erica to camp drop-off and tries to talk to Erica about his marrying her mother. The conversation goes badly and Lennie accidently tells Erica some hurtful ...

Lennie Grubb drives Erica to camp drop-off and tries to talk to Erica about his marrying her mother. The conversation goes badly and Lennie accidently tells Erica some hurtful truths about her father. Erica tells Lennie he will never be her stepfather. Alison and Erica are assigned cabins together, much to their annoyance. Erica and Barry Holis have a flirtatious altercation in the dining hall.

Inequality and hard living in Victorian London
3:42

Inequality and hard living in Victorian London

Clip from Michael Mosley: Queen Victoria's Slum

Personal and social capability

7-8
9-10
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
This video has closed captioning
In the slums of London, people needed to 'pad out' their food with chalk and sand to make it last. But food wasn't the only hardship.

In the slums of London, people needed to 'pad out' their food with chalk and sand to make it last. But food wasn't the only hardship.

Abuse, education and disability in the community
4:13

Abuse, education and disability in the community

Clip from The Black Balloon

Personal and Social Capability

7-8
9-10
11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
Walking to school, Thomas is forced to pass a group of local boys behaving abusively to a girl on Charlie's bus. Moments later, Charlie runs up to give Jackie a hug and the ...

Walking to school, Thomas is forced to pass a group of local boys behaving abusively to a girl on Charlie's bus. Moments later, Charlie runs up to give Jackie a hug and the same group begin to taunt Charlie and Thomas. The situation escalates as Charlie becomes over stimulated and afraid. The behaviour of the students and teachers highlight a disastrous lack of education around disability in the wider community. Jackie gives Thomas a birthday present and tries to support his conflicted feelings.

Prying neighbours, inclusiveness and Charlie's world
8:43

Prying neighbours, inclusiveness and Charlie's world

Clip from The Black Balloon

Personal and Social Capability

7-8
9-10
11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
The Mollison family get a visit from the Department of Youth and Community Services, due to anonymous complaints about fighting. Thomas' father, Simon, blames their neighbour ...

The Mollison family get a visit from the Department of Youth and Community Services, due to anonymous complaints about fighting. Thomas' father, Simon, blames their neighbour for the invasive visit. Later, Thomas, Jackie and Charlie go for a wander into an abandoned park, and Jackie teaches Thomas to swim in the river. When the rain hits, Charlie becomes over-stimulated, so Jackie and Thomas seek shelter for them all. The cold, standoffish behaviour of the community is offset by Jackie's sensiti

Self-perception of students shaken
1:25

Self-perception of students shaken

Clip from Insight

Personal and social capability

7-8
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11-12
Classification: Not ClassifiedClassification: Not Classified
This video has closed captioning
School students are asked to explain how they see themselves and believe others see them. But their belief in how they are perceived is put to the test when classmates are ...

School students are asked to explain how they see themselves and believe others see them. But their belief in how they are perceived is put to the test when classmates are asked to describe them in a NSW Department of Education video.

War, conflict and the destruction of humanity
2:59

War, conflict and the destruction of humanity

Clip from Howl's Moving Castle

Personal and social capability

3-4
5-6
7-8
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
The tranquillity of the lake scene is contradicted by the following sequence of warships bombing and scorching the landscape. Howl returns home, where Calcifer warns of ...

The tranquillity of the lake scene is contradicted by the following sequence of warships bombing and scorching the landscape. Howl returns home, where Calcifer warns of spending too long fighting. Howl relays details of the conflict and the other wizards who have turned evil for the King. He broods that they won't remember what being a human is after the war. Hayao Miyazaki makes repeated allusions to the futility of war and its damage on humanity and nature.

Life, death and responsibility
9:26

Life, death and responsibility

Clip from The Indian In The Cupboard

Personal and Social Capability

3-4
5-6
7-8
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Omri returns home with his friend Patrick, finding his brothers inspecting Little Bear's longhouse. Omri orders them out and searches for Little Bear. Patrick is amazed to see ...

Omri returns home with his friend Patrick, finding his brothers inspecting Little Bear's longhouse. Omri orders them out and searches for Little Bear. Patrick is amazed to see the figurine alive, begging Omri to transform one for him. Omri refuses, having learnt of the responsibility of such a transformation. While Omri is downstairs, Patrick goes against his wishes and transforms a cowboy called Boohoo Boone. Boohoo Boone presents a danger to Little Bear and is placed in a drawer. Omri takes Li

Thomas struggles to accept his brother
9:29

Thomas struggles to accept his brother

Clip from The Black Balloon

Personal and Social Capability

7-8
9-10
11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
Jackie visits Thomas's house to return the monkey ears Charlie drop when he unintentionally broke into her home. Thomas hides Charlie and tries to pretend the ears aren’t his. ...

Jackie visits Thomas's house to return the monkey ears Charlie drop when he unintentionally broke into her home. Thomas hides Charlie and tries to pretend the ears aren’t his. Hearing his mother's furious call, he finds that Charlie has had an accident and is enjoying the sensory stimulation of playing with it. Maggie signs for Charlie to stop. Thomas and Maggie get into an argument over the responsibility. Thomas struggles to cope with the extra duties around the home and being a "normal" teena

Stereotypes, respect and learning to communicate
7:39

Stereotypes, respect and learning to communicate

Clip from The Indian In The Cupboard

Personal and Social Capability

3-4
5-6
7-8
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Omri awakens to find Little Bear and Boohoo Boone fighting. Boohoo Boone insults Little Bear with American frontier language. Omri is worried by their fighting but still ...

Omri awakens to find Little Bear and Boohoo Boone fighting. Boohoo Boone insults Little Bear with American frontier language. Omri is worried by their fighting but still decides to take both men to school. At school, Patrick demands to carry the two men. Little Bear and Boohoo Boone are forced to communicate while Omri and Patrick are in class, ultimately finding common ground. As Omri leaves class, his teacher praises his knowledge of Iroquois culture. Patrick threatens to reveal their secret,

Omri learns that all actions have consequences
5:38

Omri learns that all actions have consequences

Clip from The Indian In The Cupboard

Personal and Social Capability

3-4
5-6
7-8
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Omri return home to find that Little Bear has built the longhouse. Omri shows Little Bear a Mohawk chieftain figurine he has brought for his longbow. When the chieftain dies ...

Omri return home to find that Little Bear has built the longhouse. Omri shows Little Bear a Mohawk chieftain figurine he has brought for his longbow. When the chieftain dies from shock, Little Bear requests a proper burial. Seeing that Omri is upset, Little Bear asks him about his experience of death. Realising Omri is only a child, Little Bear tells him not to practice magic he doesn't understand. Downstairs, Omri tells his father he is old enough now to go to the shops alone.

Victorian Britain's 'undeserving' poor
7:00

Victorian Britain's 'undeserving' poor

Clip from Michael Mosley: Queen Victoria's Slum

Personal and social capability

7-8
9-10
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
This video has closed captioning
There was very little sympathy for poor families in 1870s London. If you fell behind, you were either judged as 'deserving' or 'undeserving' of welfare support.

There was very little sympathy for poor families in 1870s London. If you fell behind, you were either judged as 'deserving' or 'undeserving' of welfare support.