Key Stage 3 & 4

Resources for children aged 11+

Skeleton Scheme of Work

This gives teachers an example scheme of work for teaching with ThinkingCards. The scheme sets out 12 weeks of work

Helpful ThinkingCards A3 Poster

A3 poster of 'helpful' ThinkingCards for you to cut out and use.

Lesson 1 - Inaccurate Thinking & Cognitive Distortions

This lesson is about identifying inaccurate thinking. This lesson introduces the ideas of inaccurate thinking, unhelpful thinking and cognitive distortions.

Accurate Thinking Plan

This will help you and your students to create a reference sheet to identify and encourage accurate thinking. It poses simple questions to get students thinking about the work they have done and how they can use ThinkingCards techniques to help improve wellbeing.

Unelpful ThinkingCards A3 Poster

A3 poster of 'unhelpful' ThinkingCards for you to cut out and use.

Lesson 2 - Accurate & Positive Thinking

This lesson introduces the ideas of accurate and positive thinking as ways of improving wellbeing. Students will learn to identify examples of positive thinking and create an accurate thinking plan.

Using ThinkingCards in a
One-to-One Mentoring Session

This resource is an article written by Neel Burton M.D about some common unhelpful thinking patterns experienced by those suffering from depression. Burton gives very helpful examples on how to challenge some of these unhelpful thinking patterns.