One of the main reasons children feel frightened to go to school is bullying. Through the safeguarding agenda we have a duty to ensure that no child is afraid to go to school because of bullies. Below are a range of resources to help support you in delivering these lessons in school.
Free CPD online training
Free CPD-certified anti-bullying online training for anyone that works with children and young people. Developed by the Anti-bullying Alliance.
- Anti-bullying Alliance website - The Anti-Bullying Alliance is a coalition of organisations and individuals that are united against bullying. ABA are official organisers of Anti-Bullying Week and Odd Socks Day which runs every November.
- Family Lives - bullying and school - wide range of resources to support schools
- Kidscape website - range of free anti-bullying classroom resources
- Diversity role models website offers workshop and teacher training on homophobic bullying.
- Best practice, toolkits and resources | Stonewall
- Information for Educators – Gender Identity Research & Education Society (gires.org.uk)
- Reach website - resources for each working with young people aged 13 to 21 to create resources for both schools and youth settings to challenge homophobic, sexist and cyberbullying
- Ten-Things-Your-School-Or-College-Can-Do-To-Challenge-Homophobia-NEW.pdf (each.education)
- Ten-Things-You-Can-Do-To-Support-A-Gay-or-Trans-Person-NEW.pdf (each.education)
Show racism the red card website - a range of resources and materials to help tackle racism in schools.
Schools are supported in understanding their obligations under the Equality Act by the government in the document found through this link:
Equality Act 2010: advice for schools - GOV.UK (www.gov.uk) Guidance to help schools understand how the Equality Act affects them and how to fulfil their duties under the act.
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