This documentary, produced by Twenty Twenty in association with Jerusalem Productions, and shown on BBC 1 in October 2011, follows two young women in their journeys to becoming nuns. Filmed over 6 months, this intimate documentary gives a unique insight into a rarely seen world, challenging stereotypes and exploring what convent life can still offer modern women.
In order to use the below resources it is necessary for students to watch entire film. In addition sections may be reshown in relation to each topic. The topic Programme Outline & Synopsis contains the timings for each part of the film.
Teachers can select all or any of the resources and activities as suitable for the course they are pursuing. Although closely related to film there are additional ‘Stretch and Challenge’ topics as well as cross-curricular materials.
Additional versions of resources have been created:
• Dyslexic (D) wherever appropriate;
Many of the materials are also suitable for
• SEN – special educational needs;
• EAL – English as an additional language.