Anti-Bullying Week 2022: Reach Out (Primary)

Key Stage 1, Key Stage 2

We have worked to pull together a school pack to help you bring Anti-Bullying Week 2022: Reach Out to life in your primary school or with primary school-aged children in your setting.

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Anti-Bullying Week 2022: Reach Out (Secondary)

Key Stage 3, Key Stage 4

“We have worked to pull together a school pack to help you bring Anti-Bullying Week 2022: Reach Out to life in your secondary school or with secondary school-aged children in your setting.”

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Anti-racism and mental health in schools resources (Anna Freud)

Key Stage 2, Key Stage 3, Key Stage 4

Experiencing racism has significant mental health consequences for young people. That’s why all schools need to consider anti-racism as part of their whole-school approach to mental health. This set of 10 resources is designed around our 5 Steps framework, which supports educators to create a whole-school approach to mental health and wellbeing. There are resources for reviewing and writing policies, improving staff knowledge and confidence, and supporting students and staff who experience racism. The resources can be worked through as a full set, but they can also be used individually, depending on which areas are current priorities for your school.

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Anti-racism and mental health in schools resources (Anna Freud)

Key Stage 2, Key Stage 3, Key Stage 4

Experiencing racism has significant mental health consequences for young people. That’s why all schools need to consider anti-racism as part of their whole-school approach to mental health. This set of 10 resources is designed around our 5 Steps framework, which supports educators to create a whole-school approach to mental health and wellbeing. There are resources for reviewing and writing policies, improving staff knowledge and confidence, and supporting students and staff who experience racism. The resources can be worked through as a full set, but they can also be used individually, depending on which areas are current priorities for your school.

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Brook Education Resources

Key Stage 3, Key Stage 4, Professionals

A large library of resources including handouts, videos and learning too support the RSE curriculum.

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Educate against Hate

Key Stage 1, Key Stage 2, Key Stage 3, Key Stage 4, Higher Education

Government advice and trusted resources for schools to safeguard students from radicalisation, build resilience to all types of extremism and promote shared values.

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Hate Crime

Key Stage 2, Key Stage 3, Key Stage 4

A resource package aimed at supporting schools to increase pupil’s awareness of different types of hate crime and prejudice, and how to challenge it. The Crown Prosecution Service, National Union of Teachers, community groups and pupils from all over the country have worked together to produce these resources. Many of the themes covered are based on real-life experiences of young people and can be used as a starting point for discussing what can be difficult and sensitive themes. A range of activities are also included.

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Alcohol, Drugs and Staying Safe

Key Stage 3, Key Stage 4

This lesson plan amalgamates the Public Health England Rise Above materials on alcohol with bespoke materials provided by Avon & Somerset Police. It also looks at the factors that lead to experimentation with alcohol and drugs.

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County Lines

Key Stage 3, Key Stage 4

In 2017, the Home Office, National Crime Agency, the National Police Chief’s Council, the Children’s Society and Victim Support, as well as a number of smaller, individual organisations have all released new guidance on approaching the county lines problem as awareness around the issue continues to grow. Recognising young people at risk and intervening early is a key part of the strategy. This resource package is aimed at raising awareness about the county lines problem and helping young people to maintain resilience against becoming involved in it.

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Drug and alcohol education

Key Stage 1, Key Stage 2, Key Stage 3, Key Stage 4

The PSHE Association drug and alcohol schemes of work for key stages 1-4 have been developed for Public Health England. This pack includes lesson plans and resources for each key stage — with knowledge organisers included — as well as a comprehensive teacher guidance document, a briefing on the evidence base underpinning effective drug and alcohol education, and governors’ briefing. Interactive PowerPoint lesson plans are also available, for members of the Association.

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Not In Our Community: Grooming and Exploitation

Key Stage 2, Key Stage 3, Key Stage 4, Higher Education

Developed with young people, Not In Our Community means working together to protect against grooming and exploitation. This website contains education resources for year 6 students and above. Includes county lines materials

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#LiveSkills

Key Stage 2, Key Stage 3, Key Stage 4

#LiveSkills is a package of resources focusing on live streaming. It explores the nuanced features of live streaming, and the specific risks children and young people can face. Live streaming is increasingly becoming one of the most popular online activities for children and young people and most apps now have live streaming functions.

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Band Runner

Key Stage 2

Band Runner is a fun runner-style game for 8-10 year olds on the Thinkuknow website. The game features some familiar faces: Sam, Alfie and Ellie from the Play Like Share animations are continuing their adventures and helping children to build their knowledge, confidence and skills to stay safe from sexual abuse and other risks they might encounter online.

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Be internet legends

Key Stage 2

ParentZone have worked with Google to provide a free scheme of work for KS2. Teachers can order one pack each but more than one pack per school can be ordered. The lesson plans are accredited by the PSHE Association and these are accompanied by stickers and a poster. The scheme consists of five pillars to be Sharp, Alert, Secure, Kind and Brave. The children are also encouraged to share information with parents and carers.  Schools can also request an assembly from the Google Internet Legends team by ticking a box on the order form.

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Digital resilience

Key Stage 3

Digital resilience is a key skill that we want young people to develop. Whilst going online can be incredibly fun and enjoyable there can also be times when a young person can feel upset, not good enough or left out. These are the occasions when young people will need strategies to help themselves and also to help their friends if they are having a difficult time online. This lesson aims to look at the positive and negative experiences young people have online, consider the impact they may have and devise ways to build digital resilience.

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Digital Resilience and Online Safety

Key Stage 3

This resource has been produced by Avon and Somerset but draws heavily on resources produced by Childnet. The Childnet resources have been condensed to produce a package which takes into account the PSHE agenda but also allows time to provide a police perspective.

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Jessie and Friends (Age 4-7)

Key Stage 1

Jessie and Friends is a three-episode animated series which aims to equip 4-7 year olds with the knowledge, skills and confidence they need to help them stay safe from sexual abuse and other risks they may encounter online. Jessie & Friends follows the adventures of Jessie, Tia and Mo as they begin to navigate the online world. They learn that while the internet can be an exciting place where they can learn and have fun, sometimes they may encounter things online which make them feel worried, scared or sad.

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Just send it

Key Stage 3, Key Stage 4

Part of the Crossing the Line PHSE toolkit. Abi and her friends love to live their lives online; sharing top tips, fashion ideas and fun stories. The film includes closed caption subtitles and is available here. When her online comments catch the attention of Josh, a boy well known in the school, she is excited. As friendship grows and their like for each other develops, it’s not long before Josh’s friend encourages him to pressurise Abi to send a nude selfie. She’s not keen to do this and seeks the advice of her friends. Mixed opinions and increasing pressure from Josh soon encourage her to change her mind to take the photo. Although Josh intends to delete the photo, his friend Brandon intercepts the picture and sends it on to others online, which causes much distress for Abi.

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Let’s Talk About Porn

Key Stage 4

This teaching resource lesson plan is designed to help teachers and facilitators educate young people about pornography, specifically online. Created by Carmel Glassbrook (lead practitioner for the Professionals Online Safety Helpline) this resource has been developed over a couple of years in response to the need from schools and teachers to have something that can help with the growing issue of pornography consumption in teenagers. The lesson is broken down into three main sections, which can be taught together or separately; The history of porn, The legalities and Myth busters.

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PANTS

Key Stage 1, Key Stage 2

“Download our free classroom resources for PANTS (The Underwear Rule) including a lesson plan, slide presentation, curriculum links, classroom activities and more.”

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Picture This

Key Stage 3, Key Stage 4

A drama-based educational sexting resource that addresses and questions the sensitive issue of sending sexually explicit messages or photos electronically with 11-16 year olds. By asking young people to step into the shoes of the characters within Picture This, they explore the law, impact and consequence of sexting and are encouraged to contemplate their online behaviour. The pack comprises of a 25-minute play script and lesson plans that seek to educate and enlighten young people about the consequences of creating and sending indecent images. Young people can decide their own ending for this play, formed from all that they have learned throughout the lessons.

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Sexting

Key Stage 3, Key Stage 4

This resource has been produced by Avon and Somerset but is based on the Home Office Disrespect Nobody campaign and also draws on resources produced by Childnet. The materials have been combined to produce a package which takes into account the PSHE agenda while also providing a police perspective.

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STAR toolkit (Childnet)

SEN

The STAR toolkit consists of practical advice and 15 teaching activities to help educators explore online safety with young people with autism spectrum disorders in Key Stage 3 and 4. The sections consist of Safe, Trust, Action and Respect. All sections feature the concept of friendship and have a focus on finding the balance between online and offline interaction. Most of the activities are not complete lessons, but starter activities or similar.

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Teaching about online pornography (SEND)

Key Stage 3, Key Stage 4, SEN

Teaching resources including video on online pornography for young people with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities aged 11-17 years old.

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Trust Me: a critical thinking resource

Key Stage 2, Key Stage 3, Key Stage 4

The main aim of the Trust Me resource is to educate young people around inaccurate and pervasive information that they might come across online. The primary and secondary education packs contain lesson plans, activities and presentations covering content and contacts online and the secondary pack also looks at propaganda.

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Activities to Start a Conversation About Gender Inequality and Gender Based Violence in the Classroom

Key Stage 3, Key Stage 4

An engaging introductory lesson exploring the definition of gender based violence and highlighting some key experiences including public sexual harassment, upskirting and victim blaming.

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Consent

Key Stage 3, Key Stage 4

This package from Avon and Somerset Police is based on guidance from the Home Office, using the Disrespect Nobody campaign materials, but is tailored specifically to consent and sexual assault/rape, with additional input about the police. It also includes a video about the Sexual Assault Referral Centre (SARC), also known as ‘The Bridge’, which explains who they help and what services they provide, as we wanted young people in our force area to have access to information and support relevant to them locally, not just nationally. The lesson plan assumes that lessons about healthy relationships covering issues such as respect, trust and equality, have taken place beforehand as part of the broader PSHE curriculum taught by schools.

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Let’s Talk About Porn

Key Stage 4

This teaching resource lesson plan is designed to help teachers and facilitators educate young people about pornography, specifically online. Created by Carmel Glassbrook (lead practitioner for the Professionals Online Safety Helpline) this resource has been developed over a couple of years in response to the need from schools and teachers to have something that can help with the growing issue of pornography consumption in teenagers. The lesson is broken down into three main sections, which can be taught together or separately; The history of porn, The legalities and Myth busters.

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Managing Healthy and Unhealthy Relationship Behaviours

Key Stage 3, Key Stage 4

A timely resource for schools preparing for statutory RSE from September, the lessons will support your students to recognise the qualities of healthy relationships, exhibit healthy relationship behaviours, identify the features of unhealthy or unsafe relationships/family situations and know how to seek help if they or others are facing abusive circumstances. (Requires log in)

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Outside the Box: Promoting Gender Equality & Tackling Sexual Harassment in Schools

Key Stage 1, Key Stage 2, Key Stage 3, Key Stage 4, Higher Education

Outside the Box is a resource for those working with young people from Early Years through to Key Stage 5, supporting them to promote gender equality throughout their settings and tackle sexism and sexual harassment. The resource provides advice and techniques for educators, as well as practical lesson plans and activities.

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UK Feminista: School resource hub

Key Stage 1, Key Stage 2, Key Stage 3, Key Stage 4

Sexism in schools is commonplace – but it is not inevitable. Use our resources to tackle sexism in your school. the site includes training, resources and action plans.

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Not In Our Community: Grooming and Exploitation

Key Stage 2, Key Stage 3, Key Stage 4, Higher Education

Developed with young people, Not In Our Community means working together to protect against grooming and exploitation. This website contains education resources for year 6 students and above. Includes county lines materials

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Sexually Exploitative Relationships (Child Sexual Exploitation)

Key Stage 3, Key Stage 4

We recognise that as part of a PSHE agenda, CSE forms part of the broader context of sex and relationships education carried out within schools. No standalone package can encompass that remit within a standard 60-minute lesson. This package is tailored to exploitative sexual relationships and assumes other lessons about healthy relationships have taken place beforehand. This resource has been produced by Avon and Somerset but it draws significantly from the National Crime Agency’s (NCA) Child Exploitation and Online Protection (CEOP) ‘Exploited’ materials (produced with input from a range of national partners including the NSPCC, Brook, the Sex Education Forum and Barnado’s). Materials from other police forces have also been included where they represent good practice.

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Hazard Hunt

Key Stage 2, Key Stage 3

It can get pretty busy around town, cars, buses, people, bikes and more. You’ll need to keep a sharp eye out for road safety hazards. Can you find them all?
Look at the street scene.
Move around to find hazards (some hazards are harder to find).
Say what you think the hazard is, and how to avoid it.
Find all the hazards, then discuss them with the rest of the class.

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Klang: The road home

Key Stage 2, Key Stage 3

In a galaxy nearby, right about now, a spaceship has collided with some asteroids and is out of control. Crash landing on Earth in a tiny town in Scotland called Auchterkrankie, the clumsy alien robot pilot ‘Klang’ finds himself stranded without any means to get back to his home, planet Fendaar. Free app for IOS and Android devices

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Think!

Key Stage 1, Key Stage 2, Key Stage 3

With our flexible content you can support your students to be more road aware. Our resources support different learning styles and encourage peer-to-peer expression.

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Anti-racism and mental health in schools resources (Anna Freud)

Key Stage 2, Key Stage 3, Key Stage 4

Experiencing racism has significant mental health consequences for young people. That’s why all schools need to consider anti-racism as part of their whole-school approach to mental health. This set of 10 resources is designed around our 5 Steps framework, which supports educators to create a whole-school approach to mental health and wellbeing. There are resources for reviewing and writing policies, improving staff knowledge and confidence, and supporting students and staff who experience racism. The resources can be worked through as a full set, but they can also be used individually, depending on which areas are current priorities for your school.

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Anxiety thermometer

Key Stage 1, Key Stage 2

A useful strategy to help children deal with anxiety is for them to become aware of what level their anxiety is. If they can develop an understanding of their anxiety or worries, then this is the first step in learning strategies to manage or cope better. Anxiety can be triggered by different situations, and so using this tool can also help children recognise what situations make them feel more anxious or worried than others.

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Building connections Year 6 lesson plan: Pupils explore the meaning of loneliness and connection

Key Stage 2

Developed with teachers, this lesson supports pupils to understand that it’s normal to feel lonely, but there are strategies they can use to safely build connections with family, friends and their community. Pupils also think about how they can look out for others who might be feeling lonely.

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Emotional Check-in

Key Stage 1, Key Stage 2

This written resource supports children and young people not only express their feelings but identify why they are feeling a particular way. When these feelings are positive children can refer back to activities that took place that day to help them practice self care. The resource can also be used to support conversation with children and young people on strategies to improve wellbeing, alongside being shared with parents and carers for a further insight into their child’s thoughts and feelings.

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Headspace for Educators

Key Stage 1, Key Stage 2

Whether you’re feeling inspired to connect more with your students or you’re looking for a new way to bring calm to your classroom, Headspace can help students build healthy habits that last a lifetime. Better focus, less stress, and happier thoughts are just a few minutes away.

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What is mental health stigma?

Key Stage 3, Key Stage 4

This PowerPoint features a young person sharing their story and explores the impact of mental health stigma on young people. This resource was created by the Time to Change campaign to end mental health discrimination. It introduces young people to the concept of mental health stigma and discrimination, sharing examples they may have come across in everyday life. It then looks at the impact this may have on those with mental health issues.

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