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CLIP 13465

Ask Lara - Mission brassiere

Ask Lara - Mission brassiere
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Key Info
  • Ask Lara - Mission brassiere
  • Duration: 11:53
  • When running in the school relay race, Lara (12) experiences sore breasts for the first time. Embarrassed, she doesn't want to tell anyone. Luckily Akira (12) figures out that Lara is long overdue a trip to the underwear store to buy her first bra. It's an overwhelming experience – not only in finding the right store, but there are so many different kinds of bras to choose from; t-shirt, sports, patterned. Luckily, Lara has the support of her friends. Unfortunately, Lara and her friends realise that while finding a good sports bra can stop Lara’s breasts from hurting, it won't necessarily help her win the relay race.
  • Subject:

    PSHE

       Topic:

    Keeping Healthy

  • Keywords: Ask Lara, asklara, breasts, bra, brassiere, development, growing up, puberty, growing pains, confidence, underwear.
Ideas for use in class
  • Can be used to generate discussion on general physical development during puberty. It's designed to be accessible to as broad a group as possible. It is also a useful tool to assess the level of current knowledge of the physical side of growing up in a mixed gender class. The scene where the boys talk about girls wearing bras is also a particularly useful one to look at attitudes and respect. The emotional aspects of growing up take prominence over the physical. The word 'boobs' is used a number of times when the girls are describing the changes and situation.
Background details
  • Clip language : English
  • Aspect ratio : 16x9

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