Year 8 Population- Migration


  • School – Castell Alun High School
  • Age – KS3
  • Language – English
  • Length of activity – 1 hour
  • Title of resource – Year 8 Population – Migration
  • AOLE – Dyniaethau / Humanities
  • Secondary AOLE – Ieithoedd, llythrennedd a chyfathrebu / Language, literacy and communication

This set of four PDFs is a sequence of lessons on migration. In Year 8 students study Population. Migration is an important element of this topic, especially as it can sometimes be misrepresented in the media. Students learn about why people migrate, where they migrate to, who migrates, how migration affect us and how countries set out to manage migration. Students not only enhance their numeracy and literacy skills but they also have an opportunity to show empathy towards refugees and migrants.

Cross Curricular Skills


  • Developing vocabulary
  • Reading strategies
  • Understanding, response and analysis
  • Clarity and vocabulary
  • Vocabulary, spelling, grammar


  • Interpreting data


  • Communication,
  • Problem solving and modelling
  • Data and information literacy
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