TES teaching resources - Cyberbullying

Resources for secondary teachers and professionals who work with young people about bullying online.

Cyberbullying - advice article and resources

Advice and practical resources from TES behaviour adviser, Tom Bennett. Young people increasingly identify themselves socially with their on-line personae; so when an attack is launched at them online, it’s experienced as a direct attack on their identity, their relationship with their peers, and their reputation.

Videos from Teachers TV


  • A 14-year-old describes her experiences of cyberbullying.

Cyberbullying and teenagers

  • Examine cyberbullying with a KS3/4 ICT classroom resource.

Combating cyberbullying: posting pictures without consent

  • A primary and secondary lesson idea on e-safety and anti-bullying.

Combating cyberbullying: suffering in silence

  • Combating internet and text bullying, for primary and secondary.

Combating cyberbullying: Inadvertent bullying

  • See the risk of misinterpreting a text, for primary and secondary.

Combating cyberbullying

  • Discover two schools’ creative anti-cyberbullying strategies.

Further resources on cyberbullying

Cyberbullying – let’s fight it together

  • This advice sheet brings together cyberbullying advice and how to be safe online. The factsheet highlights some of the resources available for teachers and schools.

Keeping up with children on the internet

  • A concise Internet safety guide for teachers, parents and carers covering: - online risks - cyberbullying - social networking - downloading, P2P and file-sharing - internet access via mobile phones - what parents can do.

Childnet – young people and social networking sites

  • A guide for parents, carers and teachers about social networking sites.

Facebook privacy settings

  • A useful factsheet for teachers on setting privacy levels for Facebook

Virtual violence: protecting children

  • A comprehensive report of research on cyber-bullying

Secondary cyber-bullying assembly

  • Adaptable assembly suitable for all pupils to introduce the topic

Cyberbullying lesson plan

  • Together with your class you will get young people defining and understanding cyberbullying and its consequences, looking at online dangers, developing positive behaviours online and promoting active participation and discussion.

Cyber comic lesson

  • This lesson plan comprises two 50 minute lesson plans aimed at Key Stage 2 and 3 pupils, but can be adapted for younger or older pupils. Designed to enable schools to address cyberbullying and raise awareness of the issue.


  • Information about netiquette for students

Digital rights lesson plan

  • A special lesson plan and resources for Key Stage 3 and 4 pupils which gives teachers and pupils the opportunity to talk about the rights of young people, and in particular their digital rights.

Analyse this

  • A resource for pupils to explore different attitudes that a number of characters have towards their virtual lives.


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