Anti-Bullying Week 2021: primary school pack

Primary

A resource pack designed to help primary schools to celebrate and take part in 2021's Anti-Bullying Week.

Anti-Bullying Week 2021 is taking place from Monday 15th to Friday 19th November 2021. The week is run by the Anti-Bullying Alliance, and this year's theme is 'one kind word'.

The Anti-Bullying Alliance have created this resource pack for primary schools, to help schools mark the week and educate pupils about bullying.

The resource pack includes:

  • an assembly plan
  • a lesson plan
  • cross-curricular activities
  • other activity suggestions.

The outcomes for the lesson and assembly are that pupils will:

  • know what bullying is
  • understand the school ethos about how we treat each other
  • understand how they can safely support other children if they are being bullied
  • understand that kindness is important and can affect our lives for the good
  • know how to report bullying in your school

Using this resource

This resource is designed for:

  • use with children aged 7 to 11, but can be adapted for use with younger children
  • use with whole classes or whole assembly groups

Curriculum links

England - RSHE

Caring friendships

Pupils should know:

•  that healthy friendships are positive and welcoming towards others, and do not make others feel lonely or excluded

Respectful relationships

Pupils should know:

• about different types of bullying (including cyberbullying), the impact of bullying, responsibilities of bystanders (primarily reporting bullying to an adult) and how to get help

Northern Ireland – Personal Development and Mutual Understanding

MUTUAL UNDERSTANDING IN THE LOCAL AND WIDER COMMUNITY

Pupils should be enabled to explore:

• their relationships with family and friends (Foundation)

• initiating and developing mutually satisfying relationships; (KS1)

• initiating, developing and sustaining mutually satisfying relationships; (KS2)

Scotland – Health and Wellbeing

Mental and Emotional Wellbeing

• I know that friendship, caring, sharing, fairness, equality and love are important in building positive relationships. As I develop and value relationships, I care and show respect for myself and others.

Wales – Health and Wellbeing

Statement 5 - Healthy relationships are fundamental to our well-being.  

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