Anti-Bullying Week 2017 took place between 13-17 November under the theme is “All Equal, All Different, All Together”.

As in previous years, NIABF prepared a range of resources to support teachers and other practitioners in communicating key anti-bullying messages to the children and young people you work with. All these resources are listed below. To download the resource, simply click on the highlighted title and save to your computer.

Introduction to ABW 17

Activity Age Range Notes
Assembly Presentation KS 1 & 2 KS 2 PowerPoint assembly presentation and presenter notes to introduce the themes of ABW17
Assembly Presentation KS 3 & 4 KS 3 & 4 PowerPoint assembly presentation and presenter notes to introduce the themes of ABW17
ABW17 Letter to Parents/Carers (Schools) All Introducing ABW17
ABW17 Letter to Parents/Carers (Youth Groups) All Introducing ABW17

Activities

Lesson Plans Age Range Notes
Affirmation Activity All This lesson explores how words and actions can make other people feel and what affirmation looks and feels like.
Rainbow Fish Foundation This lesson explores understanding and identifying the benefits of sharing.
I am a masterpiece KS1 This lesson explores how children can develop an understanding and appreciation of the differences between themselves and others.
Same only Different KS1 This lesson explores how children can develop awareness of diversity, identify individual similarities and differences and promote positive relationships, through partner work.
Friendship Garden KS1 & KS2 This active lesson aims to develop each child’s awareness of diversity and promote positive relationships, through partner work.
Can you carry this? KS2 This lesson explores how children can recognise and identify bullying behaviours, understand how they can help others who are being bullied and recognise the impact that small actions can have on another person.
Sammy’s Shoes in Irish KS1 & KS2 This lesson explores how children can develop a greater understanding of what makes a good friend and increase their acceptance and awareness of difference specifically of autistic behaviour.
Disablist Bullying KS3 & KS4 This lesson explores what disablist bullying is, who is affected, where, when and why as well as classroom strategies to combat disablist bullying.
Together we Will KS3 & KS4 This lesson explores the term and features of bullying, understanding the role of the bystander and evaluating responses to bullying behaviours.
Writing to Local Media All This activity encourages young people to find out about their anti-bullying policies and to share what young people and their school are doing about addressing bullying.

Parents, Carers & Teachers

Activity Age Range Notes
Top Ten Facts for children to
tell their Parents & Carers
about Bullying. 
All This Top Ten Facts resource can be used in school to learn more about the issue of bullying, encourage conversations about this issue and can also be sent home as ‘homework’ for children & young people to discuss the facts about bullying with their parents/carers.
What we do about bullying All NIABF recommend this flyer is personalised then sent home to parents/carers for their information and can also be uploaded to your school/youth group website & social media sites.
Northern Ireland Anti-Bullying Forum Parent/Carer Toolkit, 2017 Parents/carers A useful toolkit aimed at providing parents and carers more information and advice about dealing with the issue of bullying.
Top Tips: Teachers & school staff Teachers & school staff Tips on how to deal with bullying
Top Tips: Parents/carers Parents & carers Tips on how to deal with bullying
Top Tips: Children & young people Children & young people Tips on how to deal with bullying

ABW 17 Posters

Primary School Age Posters (English) – JPEG   PDF

Primary School Age Posters (Irish) – JPEG   PDF

Post-Primary Age Posters (English) – JPEG   PDF

Post-Primary Age Posters (Irish) – JPEG   PDF

Printed copies of the posters have been sent to all registered schools and organisations.

 

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ABW16 resources

To download the resource, simply click on the highlighted title and save to your computer.

Introduction to ABW 16

All about me KS 1 Introduction to bullying – a circle based activity to consider differences and the value that diversity brings
Assembly Presentation
KS 2
KS 2 Power point assembly presentation and presenter notes to introduce the themes of ABW16
Assembly Presentation
KS 3 & 4
KS 3 & 4 Power point assembly presentation and presenter notes to introduce the themes of ABW16
ABW16 Letter to Parents/Carers (Schools) All Introducing ABW16
ABW16 Letter to Parents/Carers (Youth Groups) All Introducing ABW16

Activities

You’ve got a friend in me KS 1 Activity to help with understanding the difference between good and bad behaviour in friendships and how a friend may feel if they are being bullied.
Bullying Never Wins KS1 & 2 Activity for children to learn to recognise how bullying can negatively impact others and be able to express their thoughts and feelings in a creative way. Helpful ways to recognise that bullying is wrong and they can stop it occurring.
Sammy’s shoes KS 1 & 2 The resource is made up of a big book called Sammy’s Shoes which illustrates how children are bullied because of their special or additional needs and three related activities.
The big book is about Sammy who is bullied because of his autism, it asks questions about bullying behaviour and puts children in the shoes of someone who is being bullied.
Partner Portraits KS 1 & 2 Art & Design activity to recognise, in a positive way, physical and emotional attributes of their partner & help understand diversity within the classroom.
Friendship Fish KS 1 & 2 Activity to help children understand how their words and actions affect others, about the qualities and attributes of a good friend and to help them think about ways to support others around them and why it is important to do this.
Standing up to Hurtful and Bullying Behaviour KS 2 & 3 Activities to discuss common ways people can show their feelings through hurtful behaviour rather than relying on hurtful or unspoken behaviours.
The Uprising Project KS 3 & 4 Activity to help discussions that children’s peers have differences and empathising with others who have experienced discrimination.
How To Write To Local Media All To help raise awareness of ABW16 we would encourage young people to write to their local media about what they, and their school or group are doing about bullying. This resource is a draft press release for you to personalise.
Affirmation Activity KS 1-4 Activity – Class/ Form Group Challenge for Anti-Bullying Week
Top Ten Facts for children to tell their Parents & Carers about Bullying. All This Top Ten Facts resource can be used in school to learn more about the issue of bullying, encourage conversations about this issue and can also be sent home as ‘homework’ for children & young people to discuss the facts about bullying with their parents/carers.
Top Tips: Children & young people Children & young people Tips about how to deal with bullying

Parents, Carers & Teachers

Top Ten Facts for children to tell their Parents & Carers about Bullying. All This Top Ten Facts resource can be used in school to learn more about the issue of bullying, encourage conversations about this issue and can also be sent home as ‘homework’ for children & young people to discuss the facts about bullying with their parents/carers.
What we do about bullying All NIABF recommend this flyer is personalised then sent home to parents/carers for their information and can also be uploaded to your school/youth group website & social media sites.
Northern Ireland Anti-Bullying Forum Parent/Carer Toolkit, 2016 Parents/carers A useful toolkit aimed at providing parents and carers more information and advice about dealing with the issue of bullying.
Top Tips: Teachers & school staff Teachers & school staff Tips about how to deal with bullying

ABW 16 Posters

Primary School Age Posters (English) – JPEG   PDF

Primary School Age Posters (Irish) – JPEG   PDF

Post-Primary Age Posters (English) – JPEG   PDF

Post-Primary Age Posters (Irish) – JPEG   PDF

If you have any difficulties, please contact Regional Anti-Bullying Coordinator, on 028 9087 5006