Anti-Bullying: Are you a boy or a girl? (Stonewall)

Bullying | KS2

This lesson plan has been designed to support you in your discussion of gender, gender stereotyping and gender identity with your pupils. The story, “Are you a boy or are you a girl?” lends itself to discussions of what it might mean to question your gender, and help support pupils who are gender variant and their classmates. There are some poignant questions at the end of the book that pupils could choose from, which allow for differentiation, a range of answers and method of completion.

Anti-Bullying: Secondary Assembly (Stonewall)

Bullying | KS3, KS4

This assembly explores some of the differences that exist within the LGBT community, specifically some the differences between the experiences of LGB and trans people. This assembly draws on what we know of young trans people’s experiences in schools in the UK today, as shown in our 2017 School Report, and seeks to empower secondary schools to tackle this type of bullying head on. It also aims to dispel common myths or misconceptions about trans people and encourage alliances in recognition of the challenges young trans people may face.

I am Holly (Bedford High School, Greater Manchester)

Online Safety, Bullying | KS3, KS4

This powerful video from Bedford High School looks at online and offline bullying and shows how someone being bullied might feel. It also describes how we can help someone who is being bullied by standing up to bullying.

Interactive anti-bullying tool for parents

Bullying | Parent, Professional

Welcome to the Interactive Anti-Bullying Parent Information Tool. It aims to give you information about bullying in an interactive way. Please click on the image below to access the tool. If you have any questions / queries please follow the links in the Resources and Advice section of the tool.

UK Council for Child Internet Safety (UKCCIS) Education for a Connected World Framework

Online Safety, Bullying | KS1, KS2, KS3, KS4

The Education for a Connected World framework describes the Digital knowledge and skills that children and young people should have the opportunity to develop at different ages and stages of their lives. It highlights what a child should know in terms of current online technology, its influence on behaviour and development, and what skills they need to be able to navigate it.

VoiceBox (Childline)

Online Safety, PSHE, Bullying, Diversity | KS3, KS4

The Voicebox videos on YouTube feature mostly youngish adults and are short discussions about various different topics including online safety and bullying. The videos are produced on a weekly basis so it is worth signing up to the channel for notifications. Other material can be found on the Childline website

Policing: Lesson materials

PSHE, Crime/ASB, Prevent, Safeguarding, Violence | KS3, KS4, Professional

The following lesson plans and resources hold the PSHE Association Quality Mark for effective practice in PSHE education. They have been created by national bodies and government departments to address a range of issues related to crime and young people. We are highlighting these materials so that our network of PSHE teachers have a range of high quality lesson plans to use, and to provide models of good practice for police staff.

  • Disrespect Nobody
  • Run Hide Tell
  • Gangs: Managing Risks and Staying Safe
  • Anti Fraud Education
  • #Knifefree

Street Crime

Crime/ASB, Violence | KS3, KS4

This is an educational resource for professionals working with young people throughout the UK. It provides exercises on a range of crime types that professionals can use to challenge young people’s perceptions, stimulate debate and encourage good citizenship.

Weapons (Fearless.org)

Crime/ASB, Violence | KS3, KS4

Weapon attacks involving young people hit the headlines too frequently. Here we explore the wider social, physical and physiological effects of this type of criminality.

Think: Protect: Connect Toolkit

Diversity, Prevent, Safeguarding | SEN

The Think: Protect: Connect toolkit aims to provide schools, colleges and youth settings with a range of resources to safeguard young people with Autism Spectrum Conditions (ASC) from online radicalisation and extremism.The key aims of this toolkit are to:

  • Increase young people’s awareness, knowledge and understanding of online radicalisation and extremism and its causes
  • Develop young people’s personal resilience to extremism and radicalisation
  • Challenge stereotypes held by young people about certain individuals and groups
  • Equip young people with critical thinking skills to empower them to explore and challenge a range of sensitive topics including use of online propaganda and extremist ideologies
  • Enable young people to gain a number of transferable life skills that they can draw on in the future.

VoiceBox (Childline)

Online Safety, PSHE, Bullying, Diversity | KS3, KS4

The Voicebox videos on YouTube feature mostly youngish adults and are short discussions about various different topics including online safety and bullying. The videos are produced on a weekly basis so it is worth signing up to the channel for notifications. Other material can be found on the Childline website

#Listentoyourselfie (Childline)

Online Safety – CSE etc | KS4

The #Listentoyourselfie campaign from Childline looks at healthy and unhealthy relationships. There are stories that are presented in written and video form and a checklist of what’s healthy and what’s not.

  • The Party: Lara meets an older boy Dan and they start a relationship. Dan comes to Lara’s house while she is having a party with her friends and he starts to pressure her into having sex.
  • The Game: Paul has an online friend JJ who he talks to about being gay or possibly bisexual. JJ sends Paul a naked picture and asks for one in return.

Both videos are available with closed captions and can be viewed here.

Disrespect Nobody (Home Office)

Online Safety – CSE etc | KS4

The Disrespect Nobody campaign from the Home Office focuses on healthy relationships. There is a website with information about sexting, relationship abuse, consent, rape, pornography, and where to get help. There are also videos about sexting, relationship abuse and consent. The videos are animated but suitable for young people and try to be practical and humorous. The videos come with closed captions and can be accessed here.

Exploited (ThinkUKnow)

Online Safety – CSE etc | KS3, KS4

This 18-minute film helps young people learn to stay safe from sexual exploitation and helps educate young people to identify features of an exploitative friendship or relationship in contrast with the development of a healthy relationship.

It also gives them clear information about how to report abuse and access support.

Exposed (ThinkUKnow)

Online Safety – CSE etc | KS3, KS4

This film explores the idea of ‘nude selfies’ in the context of a teenage relationship.

Dee has a boyfriend whom, as a part of a consensual relationship, she sends a nude image to. The audience then begin to see how easily a person can lose control of their image as Dee’s photo is shared around the school. Dee thinks of ways she can take control of the situation and advises the audience on the risks of sharing nude selfies.

The audience are encouraged to think about the emotional and social consequences of a nude selfie being shared.

Fight against porn zombies (FAPZ) (Childline)

Online Safety – CSE etc | KS3, KS4

Childline has a lot of information aimed at children of 12+ about the realities of watching pornography. They also have a series of cartoons aimed at boys available on their YouTube channel here. Episode 1 looks at how boys can have their perception of sex altered by watching pornography and how it can lead to objectifying women. Episode 2 looks at how pornography can lead to people feeling they have to re-enact what they see. Episode 3 looks at the peer pressure to have sex. There are also information films that explore the topic further. Be aware that the cartoons are quite explicit: the main authority figure in the cartoons is called Professor Ophelia Balls and there are other characters with similarly ‘on-the-edge’ names.

I saw your willy (NSPCC Share Aware)

Online Safety, Online Safety – CSE etc | KS2

Increasing numbers of primary school age children are known to be sharing personal images of themselves. This video would be suitable to children in KS2 who you might be concerned are at risk. Alex’s friend shares a picture of Alex with his friend Katie for a joke, but Katie shares it with lots of people online leading to Alex getting bullied and being upset. There is a cartoon video and lesson plans with activities, extension work, homework and a slideshow presentation which is available here

It’s Not Because He Loves You (Cambridgeshire Police)

Online Safety – CSE etc | KS4

A teenage girl talks about her relationship with Jake, an older boy. Jake buys her gifts and a phone and is displaying controlling behaviour including sharing naked images of her. The film explores the feelings of the young person. It is sometimes difficult for young people and adults to identify these types of abusive situations as children and young people may believe they are in a loving, consensual relationship. The video is available to view here.

Just send it (Childnet)

Online Safety – CSE etc | KS3, KS4

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.

Kayleigh’s Love Story (Leicestershire Police)

Online Safety – CSE etc | KS4

Kayleigh’s love story is an online grooming case from October 2015 that ended tragically. This video re-enacts the last two weeks of 15-year old Kayleigh Haywood’s life when she was groomed on Facebook by a 27-year old male and then went to visit the man. Kayleigh was raped and murdered by the man and his next door neighbour. Both men were subsequently convicted of serious offences and received substantial prison sentences. The video has been made with the support of Kayleigh’s family and would be rated 15 if it were to be shown in the cinema. The video and the accompanying information is available here.

Picture This (Childnet)

Online Safety, Online Safety – CSE etc | KS3, KS4

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.

Sending nudes (Sussex police)

Online Safety – CSE etc | KS3, KS4

Two animated videos looking at the risks of sending nudes of yourself and the consequences of sharing images of others. Both videos include closed captions and are available here.

Stay safe, don’t send (The Children’s Society)

Online Safety – CSE etc | KS3, KS4

This is an animated resource about the effects of youth produced sexual imagery concentrating on the Gypsy, Roma and travelling communities as part of a project trying to keep young people in those communities safe from Child Sexual Exploitation. Other resources include an activity book, guide for practitioners, posters and leaflets which are available here.

Zipit app (Childline)

Online Safety – CSE etc | KS3, KS4

The Zipit app aims to help teenagers deal with difficult sexting and flirting situations. The app offers humorous comebacks and advice, and aims to help teenagers stay in control of flirting when chatting. Search for ‘zipit’ in your app store.

Expect Respect

PSHE, Safeguarding, Violence | KS3, KS4

Abuse and domestic violence sometimes happens when there is a lack of respect for one person in a relationship or in a family. This booklet is about understanding what respect is and what it means to be in a healthy (good/respectful) relationship. It also tells you what you can do if you’re not being treated right or if you are being abused. You deserve love and respect.

Policing: Lesson materials

PSHE, Crime/ASB, Prevent, Safeguarding, Violence | KS3, KS4, Professional

The following lesson plans and resources hold the PSHE Association Quality Mark for effective practice in PSHE education. They have been created by national bodies and government departments to address a range of issues related to crime and young people. We are highlighting these materials so that our network of PSHE teachers have a range of high quality lesson plans to use, and to provide models of good practice for police staff.

  • Disrespect Nobody
  • Run Hide Tell
  • Gangs: Managing Risks and Staying Safe
  • Anti Fraud Education
  • #Knifefree

Think: Protect: Connect Toolkit

Diversity, Prevent, Safeguarding | SEN

The Think: Protect: Connect toolkit aims to provide schools, colleges and youth settings with a range of resources to safeguard young people with Autism Spectrum Conditions (ASC) from online radicalisation and extremism.The key aims of this toolkit are to:

  • Increase young people’s awareness, knowledge and understanding of online radicalisation and extremism and its causes
  • Develop young people’s personal resilience to extremism and radicalisation
  • Challenge stereotypes held by young people about certain individuals and groups
  • Equip young people with critical thinking skills to empower them to explore and challenge a range of sensitive topics including use of online propaganda and extremist ideologies
  • Enable young people to gain a number of transferable life skills that they can draw on in the future.

Expect Respect

PSHE, Safeguarding, Violence | KS3, KS4

Abuse and domestic violence sometimes happens when there is a lack of respect for one person in a relationship or in a family. This booklet is about understanding what respect is and what it means to be in a healthy (good/respectful) relationship. It also tells you what you can do if you’re not being treated right or if you are being abused. You deserve love and respect.

Policing: Lesson materials

PSHE, Crime/ASB, Prevent, Safeguarding, Violence | KS3, KS4, Professional

The following lesson plans and resources hold the PSHE Association Quality Mark for effective practice in PSHE education. They have been created by national bodies and government departments to address a range of issues related to crime and young people. We are highlighting these materials so that our network of PSHE teachers have a range of high quality lesson plans to use, and to provide models of good practice for police staff.

  • Disrespect Nobody
  • Run Hide Tell
  • Gangs: Managing Risks and Staying Safe
  • Anti Fraud Education
  • #Knifefree

Street Crime

Crime/ASB, Violence | KS3, KS4

This is an educational resource for professionals working with young people throughout the UK. It provides exercises on a range of crime types that professionals can use to challenge young people’s perceptions, stimulate debate and encourage good citizenship.

Weapons (Fearless.org)

Crime/ASB, Violence | KS3, KS4

Weapon attacks involving young people hit the headlines too frequently. Here we explore the wider social, physical and physiological effects of this type of criminality.

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