These resources have been collated with Professionals in mind. We also have Resources for Parents and Resources for Young People on this website which you may wish to look at, or you can use our full Publication Search to help you find documents about particular issues.
Remember, if you're a professional working in Leicestershire you can also contact us with any questions or comments you may have about bullying or this website.
- Book Recommendations - Library Services for Education
This webpage contains recommendations from Library Services for Education that can be borrowed by schools who subscribe to their service.
Documents to Download
Anti-Bullying Advice Leaflet
An easy-read leaflet giving information about bullying - what it is and how to stop it.
Anti-Bullying Week 2008 - Mencap Proposals
Mencap came up with some suggestions for inclusive activities for Blue Friday, or for any day during during Anti-Bullying Week 2008.
Anti-Bullying Week 2008 - Paralympics Photo Resources
The Anti-Bullying Alliance have provided some photographic resources from the Paralympics 2008. This slideshow uses images from the Bejing 2008 Paralympics to illustrate some aspects of this year's Anti-Bullying Week theme. Schools are welcome to use the slideshow in lessons and assemblies.
Assembly Follow-on Class Activity (KS3/4) - Bystanders
Bullying - A Charter For Action
Bullying - A Charter for Action was produced by the DfES in 2003. As well as the charter itself, this document contains anti-bullying ideas for schools to consider.
Disclaimer: since this document was published a new UK Government has taken office. As a result the content may not reflect current Government policy. The new Department for Education website is at www.education.gov.uk
Bullying around race, religion and culture (DFES)
This advice for schools, published by DFES in 2006, provides specialist guidance on countering prejudice-driven bullying in schools.
Cyber Bullying - Summary of DCSF Guidance
Cyberbullying and one-off inappropriate messages - advice for professionals
This document has been written by The Anti-Bullying Team to provide guidance and advice on how to deal with inappropriate messages received by pupils online or on a mobile phone.
DCSF Safe to Learn: Bullying around racism, religion and culture
DCSF Safe To Learn: Bullying Involving Children with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities
DCSF Safe to Learn: Guidance for Schools on responding to sexist, sexual and transphobic bullying
Dealing With Racist Incidents. Preventing Racism and Empowering Young People
Report of the conference held on 6th March 2008 at the Gilbert Murray Conference Centre, University of Leicester. The conference aimed to help all schools, not just multi-ethnic ones, be more aware of the DFES (as it was) guidance and be more effective in taking a stand against racism.
Facebook Guide for Educators
Facebook has been working with schools, colleges and universities to better understand how the service can be used in and out of classrooms as a tool for learning, and harness its potential to improve learning outcomes for young people. This Facebook Guide for Educators builds on the organisation’s growing portfolio of work in the education arena in the UK and globally.
Keep Safe Online: Cyberbullying
An easy-read leaflet about cyberbullying - what it is and what you can do if you are being bullied online or through your phone.
Keep Safe Online: Glossary of Terms
An easy-read leaflet which helps you to understand all the hard words linked to computers and mobile phones
Keep Safe Online: Personal Information
An easy-read leaflet about keeping your personal information and money safe when using the internet and phone.
Keep Safe Online: Photos and Videos
An easy-read leaflet about keeping safe when sharing photos and videos on your computer and mobile phone.
Keep Safe Online: Social Networking Sites
An easy-read leaflet about keeping safe when using social networking sites.
Library Services Book Recommendations
These books are recommendations from Library Services for Education (LSE) that can be borrowed by schools who subscribe to their service. You can find out more on the [link The following books are recommendations from Library Services for Education that can be borrowed by schools who subscribe to their service. The website is http://www.leics.gov.uk/libraries/lse]LSE website[/link].
Peer Support - Principles for Good Practice
This leaflet provides Advice for Schools, Colleges & Children and Young People's Services on Peer Support - what it is, types of peer support and how to choose and run a successful peer support scheme.
Preventing Racist Bullying (Kidscape)
A guide from Kidscape outlining what schools can do to prevent racist bullying
Preventing violence, Promoting equality, Act now (Womankind Action Pack)
This guide, created by the charity Womankind, aims to explain what sexual bullying means and why sexual bullying happens - because of gender inequality. The guide also hopes to support young people to play an active role in making their school a safer, more equal place.
Racist bullying guidance for schools
This guidance document from Leicestershire County Council offers support and information to support schools dealing with all incidents of a discriminatory nature with an emphasis on racist incidents.
Safe From Bullying - In Play and Leisure Provision
Safe From Bullying - In Youth Activities
Safe From Bullying - Training Resources (DCSF)
Safe from Bullying in Children's Homes (DCSF)
Safe From Bullying In Extended Services In and Around Schools (DCSF)
Safe from Bullying in Further Education Colleges
Safe From Bullying On Journeys (DCSF)
Safe To Learn - Cyberbullying (DCSF)
Published in 2007, this guidance was developed for the Department for Children, Schools and Families (DCSF) by Childnet International and in consultation with the DCSF Cyberbullying Taskforce. It is part of the "Safe to Learn: Embedding anti-bullying work in schools" suite of documents.
Safe To Learn - Cyberbullying, support for school staff (DCSF)
This document builds on the Safe to Learn guidance, and provides information for employers of school staff – Local Authorities and governing bodies. It also offers advice for school staff about keeping themselves and their personal information safe.
Safe To Learn - Homophobic Bullying Guidance (DCSF)
Published in 2007 by the DCSF, this document is part of the "Safe to Learn: Embedding anti-bullying work in schools" guidance and relates to homophobic bullying.
Safe To Learn - Homophobic Bullying Guidance - Summary (DCSF)
A short summary of the DCSF "Safe to Learn: Embedding anti-bullying work in schools." guidance relating to homophobic bullying.
Safe to Learn: Embedding anti-bullying work in schools (DCSF)
School Self Evaluation Forms (racist bullying)
Under Section 5 of the Education Act 2005, schools are required to evaluate whether pupils feel safe from bullying and racist incidents, and the extent to which pupils have confidence in talking to staff and others when they feel at risk. When assessing your school on these points you may want to ask yourself the following questions. The questions are derived from Ofsted’s thematic report on Race Equality in Education and the DfES advice on racist bullying.
Stop Bullying! Practical advice for everyone
A helpful guide from Kidscape.
The Background to Bullying and its Social Context
Produced by Leicestershire Anti-Bullying Team, this document gives information on what bullying is, its frequency and effects, where and when it occurs, as well as exploring "The 'Bully', the 'Victim' and the 'Group" and potential roadblocks to solutions.
The Development of an Equal Opportunities Policy
Produced by School's Out, this documents suggests how a school can create an effective Equal Opportunities Policy and includes a model policy.
Other Useful Resources
ICT Based Resources
Let's Stop Bullying
Interactive CD-ROM for Primary School children by Inform Interactive. The programme uses text, photographs, video clips and voiceovers based on a leaflet by the Anti-Bulling Network. Includes a section 'What We Do At Our School' for schools to include their own policy and photographs of their own school environment to accompany the text.
Inform Interactive LTD
Denny Enterprise Centre
Tel: 01324 889 113
Coping With Bullying
Anti-Bullying resource from Rotary that is part of a series of multi-media programmes. Primary and Secondary versions.
It is anticipated that schools in the UK can obtain a free copy of any 'Coping with Life' programme through their local Rotary Club.
- Lesson plans for preparing to teach about mental health & EHW
The PSHE Association has launched new guidance and lessons plans for schools on preparing to teach about mental health and emotional wellbeing. The document, downloadable below, has been produced under a grant from the Department for Education and is accompanied by a set of lesson plans spanning key stages 1-4.