This lesson focuses on the differences between how girls and boys perform at secondary school in the UK.

Students will make predictions about how well boys and girls perform in different exams, read and categorise opinions about gender differences, and then take part in a discussion on the pros and cons of single sex schooling.

• To practise reading skills
• To practise speaking skills in a discussion
• To learn vocabulary related to academic performance

Cross curricular link: Relevant to all areas of the curriculum

Age group: 12 - adult

Level: B1+

Time: 45 – 60 minutes

Materials: Who does best? student worksheet


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