This week is Anti-Bullying Week, an annual UK-wide campaign to highlight the issue in schools.
Here are 7 great resources to help you discuss the problem of bullying with your pupils.
Multimedia resources from Bullying UK
This interactive video allows you to choose your own path through a common bullying situation in school. The viewer decides between from various options, and sees those choices play out.
Bullying UK have also made an embeddable button you can add to your website or VLE that allows your pupils to talk in confidence about bullying to the Family Support team online.
A School Assembly PowerPoint from The Guardian Teacher Network
Download this free presentation, containing tips on creating school assemblies on the issue of cyberbullying, looking at the themes, key aims and definitions.
A free ebook download
Get ‘Finding Your Inner Cherokee’ by Siobhan Curham for free by clicking here . The book is full of case studies, exercises and advice to help inspire and empower victims of bullying.
Lesson plans, roadshows and resources from The Anti-Bullying Alliance
The Anti-Bullying Alliance established Anti-Bullying Week, and host a wide range of resources and lesson plans on their website, along with details on events aimed at tackling bullying, held throughout the year.
Cyberbullying: A Need To Know Guide from Webanywhere
Online technology has changed the nature of bullying – with social networks, bullying is no longer limited to the schoolyard, and is something children often have to deal with at home. Cyberbullying is a growing problem, and one all schools need to know how to deal with. Webanywhere, with help from e-Safety Adviser’s Alan Mackenzie, have put together a free guide to tackling Cyberbullying in school, full of practical tips on implementing anti-bullying policies. If you would like a copy of the guide, please contact us.