Further support

Information and support for schools

Anti-Bullying Alliance (ABA)

Free School and College Network. Network members receive regular bulletins updating schools on policy and practice relating to bullying as well as lists of resources and forthcoming training

Kidscape

-       Website with information and resources relating to bullying and other child protection issues

-       Comprehensive training offer for teaching staff and pupils that includes cyberbullying and peer mentoring (there is a charge for this service)

UK Safer Internet Centre

-       Website with information and resources relating to e-safety and cyberbullying

-       Information and resources for Safer Internet Day 2015

-       Helpline operated by the UK Safer Internet Centre offering professionals who work with children across the UK support, advice and mediation with online safety issues. The helpline can be contacted by email: helpline@saferinternet.org.uk or telephone on 0844 3814772 (calls on this number are charged at local call rate).

Childnet

-       Website with information and advice for teachers and resources suitable for primary and secondary age pupils relating to e-safety and cyberbullying

EACH (Education Action Challenging Homophobia)

-       Action line for children and young people with concerns about homophobic bullying 0808 1000 143.  

-       Website available to all with information and resources for challenging homophobia

Stonewall

-       Website with information and resources for primary and secondary schools related to homophobic bullying

-       Free guides for tackling homophobic language

-       Opportunity to become a School Champion

Ditch the Label

Ditch the Label provide a range of intervention aimed at tackling prejudice-based bullying; promoting equality and raising awareness of bullying related issues. The Interventions are designed to aid educational establishments in reaching OFSTED requirements of ensuring a safe environment in which young people respect one another and are free from harassment and bullying. This includes cyberbullying and prejudice based bullying as stated in the Equality Act 2010 for schools.

Information and support for children and young people

Childline

-       24 hour helpline for children and young people with concerns about bullying 0800 11 11

-       Online support for children and young people with concerns about bullying

-       Website with information about bullying including a new short video to build the confidence of children that have been bullied

Get Connected

-       Helpline for children and young people under 25 - 0808 808 4994. Also a text, email and webchat facility.

The Diana Award (Anti-Bullying Programme)

-       Website available to all with information, advice and good practice for young people, professionals and parents

-       Training across UK and Ireland: Training targeting victims, perpetrators and bystanders. Young people can be trained to recognise bullying behaviour and its root causes as well to help their peers tackle bullying online and offline.  Professionals can be trained to lead on Anti-Bullying work and support a peer led programme/student team

EACH (Education Action Challenging Homophobia)

-       Action line for children and young people with concerns about homophobic bullying 0808 1000 143.  

 Stonewall

-       Website with information and advice tailored to under 21s that have concerns about homophobic bullying.

The Child Exploitation and Online Protection Centre (CEOP)

-       Website with information and resources for children and young people about staying safe online www.thinkyouknow.org.uk

Ditch the Label

Ditch the Label provide informative advice, research and engaging content tailored to young people aged 13-25 aimed to reduce the prominence and harmful effect of bullying. Ditch the label also offer email support as well as drop in chat sessions via the social networking platform Habbo Hotel.

Victim Support

You & Co are Victim Support's youth programme that helps children cope with the impact of crime.  For more information visit www.youandco.org.uk.

Information and support for parents and carers

Family Lives

-       24 hour helpline for parents and carers that have concerns about bullying 0808 800 2222. They also have an email facility.

Contact a family

-       Free helpline for parents and carers of disabled children that have concerns about bullying 0808 808 3355.

-       Free advice guides and training for parents and carers relating to bullying

-       Network of parent support groups

The Child Exploitation and Online Protection Centre (CEOP)

-       Website with information and resources for parents and carers about protecting children online www.thinkyouknow.org.uk

Childnet

-       Website with information and advice for parents and carers on how to keep your child safe online including how to make a report online

Ditch the Label

Ditch the Label provide research relating to all forms of bullying, designed to give insightful perspectives as well educate audiences of the causes, effects and prevention methods. Ditch the Label also provides email support to parents and carers.

Internet Matters

Internet Matters provide a range of excellent resources to support parents and carers to keep their children safe online.

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