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United Against Bullying (UAB) is the Anti-Bullying Alliance's free whole-school anti-bullying programme.
If you’re interested in being notified of any future anti-bullying programme work, please register below:
PLEASE NOTE: We can currently only offer this programme to schools in England. It is funded by the Department for Education in England.
You can find our Terms of Reference here.
I stumbled across the programme recently and I love it, I think it’s fantastic.
We had Ofsted this week and having used the audit and Pupil Questionnaire baseline for UAB came in really handy for us.
Thanks for a brilliant programme, this has really helped to identify gaps in our anti-bullying policy and responses at our school.
What is the United Against Bullying Programme?
The United Against Bullying programme is the Anti-Bullying Alliance’s free whole-school anti-bullying programme. It supports schools to reduce bullying and improve the wellbeing of all children, focusing on those most at risk, including children and young people with SEND, children and young people who experience racist and faith-targeted bullying, sexual bullying, homophobic, biphobic and transphobic bullying, looked-after children, young carers and those on free school meals.
The overall aim of the programme is to establish United Against Bullying Schools. These are schools that have evidenced their work to reduce bullying and improve the wellbeing of all pupils.
The programme is FREE for all schools in England. Participating schools receive:
What are the benefits?
Before starting the programme, we strongly recommend taking our Bullying and Difference online training course.
You should aim to register and complete the first step between May – September 2023. For the final year of the programme, the deadlines are as follows.
There are three steps to complete to become a United Against Bullying School:
Step 1: Plan. Complete a baseline audit and baseline pupil questionnaire by Friday, 29th September 2023.
Step 2: Do. Develop and implement your action plan by Friday, 15th December 2023.
Step 3: Review. Complete a final audit, final pupil questionnaire and submit evidence by Friday, 23rd February 2024.
Schools who have evidenced the improvements they have made over the course of the programme will be awarded either Gold, Silver or Bronze 'United Against Bullying School' status in March 2024.
For any other questions about the programme, please visit our FAQ page.
United Against Bullying is funded by the Department for Education and delivered by the Anti-Bullying Alliance.
If you would like to get in touch, please email us at: [email protected]