Bullying teaching resources
Bullying can take many forms and statistics predict that more than two-thirds of children are affected by it currently. This new collection for secondary teachers and professionals who work with children and young people addresses many different forms of bullying and discrimination. Try these free Teachers TV videos, lesson plans and teaching resources to encourage young people to put a stop to bullying.
Videos from Teachers TV
- Children suggest approaches to stop bullying. Despite every school having an anti-bullying policy, it is still a big problem. This programme looks at new research into bullying that asked children how they think the problem could be tackled better.
- Why Norway’s pioneering anti-bullying approach is so successful.
- Teenagers talk about sexual bullying in schools. An informative introduction to the issue of sexual bullying, this video is designed to get KS3/4 PSHE students thinking about what sexual bullying is, and how it can make others feel.
- A teenager shares his experience of homophobic bullying.
- How differences in appearance can trigger bullying episodes.
- How a 15-year old boy was bullied due to his disability and race.
- How extreme bullying lead to one boy’s self-harming.
- An insight into the effects of extreme bullying on one teenager.
- Experts explore the problem of girls bullying other girls and give tips on how to identify the symptoms as well as tackling the causes.
- This mission, should students should choose to accept it, encourages the writing of an anonymous letter full of positive praise to a friend, family member or peer.
- Encourage students to make a stand against bullying online with this task to set up a blog.
- Help students learn from the past by writing an apology letter to someone they’ve been mean to.
- This screening guide and these activities from FILMCLUB UK will spark debate about bullying in class.
- Get pupils to write a letter to their local MP and do their bit in the campaign to make bullying unacceptable.
- Ask pupils to reflect on bullying scenarios in school, in the community and online with these lesson plans packed with advice and safety tips.
Further resources on bullying
- A problem page-style worksheet with some scenarios for students to write their own advice and practice being an Agony Aunt.
- Lots of different stories and activities covering sexual orientation, bullying and homophobia.
- A lesson plan from Beatbullying which addresses the rights of young people with a special focus on religious beliefs.
- Powerpoint and self-motto resource to raise pupil self-esteem.
- A lesson plan from Beatbullying that helps students to understand cyberbullying and its consequences.
- This video and PowerPoint slide introduces a class experiment in segregation by dividing students according to eye colour so that they can experience discrimination at first-hand.
- This lesson plan from the Equality and Human Rights Commission’s Equal Rights, Equal Respect teacher-training resource helps students to develop empathy and to consider the impact of their actions on other people’s feelings.
- The information sheet explains what bullying is, what you can do if you are being bullied and how to get support.
- A fun thinking skills activity from the Equality and Human Rights Commission that explores prejudice and stereotypes.
- Flashcards with statements related to experiences of bullying – excellent starter ideas when beginning a discussion about bullying.
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