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Description

Three young boys are seen drinking alcohol in public. They then cycle off recklessly. The presenter explains that shoplifting, dropping litter, stealing money from your mother’s purse, drinking alcohol in public, cycling while under the influence of alcohol, and dangerous cycling are all considered to be offences by the police.
This clip is from:
First broadcast:
24 January 2005

Classroom Ideas

This clip could be used to discuss and reflect on the risks and effects of drinking alcohol. Ask: "Why do some people act silly and irresponsibly when under the influence of alcohol? What happens to our bodies? How do you think the children in the clip felt when they got home? What offences are mentioned in the clip? What could we do to raise awareness on this issue?" Pupils could write down in their books what advice they would give to the boys in the clip.