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Keeping Mum video
An educational film for Primary 5-7 children and the professionals who work with them on the impact of domestic abuse. Based on the play, Gold Stars and Dragon Marks (developed in 2008 by Baldy Bane Theatre with Scottish Government funding), the film was produced in 2018 with NHS Endowment funding. Keeping Mum, by Soundsmove Production, stars Still Game's Mark Cox and Jane McCarry. It follows three children as they learn secrets about each other's lives and negotiate the consequences of telling and not telling. It also looks at appropriate responses from parents/carers and professionals.
Keeping Mum - BSL Version
Keeping Mum - Audio description
An educational film aimed at young people, addressing relationship abuse and exploitation.
When does care become control? Based on the stage play, Crush, which was developed in 2008 with Scottish Government funding and has since toured Scottish secondary schools and youthwork settings, the film features four young people. It follows the development of an abusive relationship, looking at early warning signs, the role of bystanders and the impact. Crush is delivered in Glasgow secondary schools by Baldy Bane Theatre Company, along with a teacher pack and training developed by Health Improvement.
Teacher Support Pack
Glasgow Violence Against Women Partnership has developed a teacher support pack (pdf) for use with both the Gold Stars and Dragon Marks drama programme and the Keeping Mum film. The pack contains background to the play and film; links to Curriculum for Excellence, SHRE and God's Loving Plan; useful tools; a lesson plan for use with pupils; support agencies, and the Gold Stars script.