PSHE/Citizenship KS3 & GCSE: Gang life - Segun's story

The story of 13 year old Segun Ogundele, who feels pressured to join a gang.

We hear from Segun's family who are worried about him being involved in gangs and they discuss how they can keep him safe.

Segun attends an anti-gun crime conference and meets former and reformed gang members Jamal and Robyn who help Segun to understand the consequences of gang life.

Segun also speaks to David Mullan who runs an organisation which helps young people without fathers in the home to find positive role models and meets multi-millionaire property magnate Charles Gordon to see how he turned his life around.

This clip is from the series Gang Life.

Teacher Notes

In groups, students could role-play a situation between Segun, a non-gang friend and a gang member.

The friends could both try to persuade him to join their side, giving their reasons and answering any questions that Segun has.

Curriculum Notes

This clip is suitable for teaching PSHE and Citizenship at KS3, GCSE/KS4 in England, Wales and Northern Ireland and National 3, National 4 and National 5 in Scotland.

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