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The Bullying Intervention Group 

runs the national award scheme to recognise excellence in bullying intervention. 

Whether your school or service is at the start of your journey, or already advanced, we can help. We provide the latest on practice, research, pupil's views, training and advice.

Media stories suggest millions of children and young people dread going back to school because of bullying. But it does not have to be this way. In our secondary schools, including those not yet awarded the BIG Award, 87% of students think their school deals with bullying OK or very well! Around half of those who had been bullied said it happened a long time ago. Bullying is reduced, cyberbullying is low. See our latest report of 11,850 students' views. Or read about the most effective practice. In schools that students rate as effective, only 7% say they've been bullied a lot. Effective schools are 3.5 X more likely to get the bullying to stop, diversity is valued and students have strong involvement in the strategy. But we want even these figures to go down further! Why not sign up and change the landscape for your pupils?

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'BIG Award is delighted to be working alongside replica omega sale the charity Changing Faces in our common goal to reduce bullying due to appearance. 


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 'The BIG Award is an excellent comprehensive muu replica watches process to engage the whole school population in Anti Bullying. The website provides information and great resources as well as the stages necessary to implement strategies to ensure a whole school  approach. The support is fantastic and the training is great for staff and pupils as it is tailored to your needs. I would recommend that all schools use/gain this award to ensure the whole school understands what bullying is and how to develop effective practice.'

Janette Bainbridge  Former  Healthy Schools & Initiatives Manager Children, Families and Learning, MLTC Middlesbrough








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  Childcare minister Sam Gyimiah recently told a select committee that introducing peer to peer support networks in schools will form part of the government efforts to improve the mental health of young people. "Often, whether it is bullying or some of the things that cause [mental health problems] in the first place, young people are there and they see it happening to their friends' he said. Our training course can recognise the good work of your peer mentors and give them a recognised qualification for their work.

Level 2 Certificate in Peer Mentoring 
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What works? Pupils' views

Secondary Pupils' Views Report  2013

Ten Thousand Teens: Series 2014


Badly Bullied students and effective schools

 Read members' views of BIG Award 

Meet some award winning members

The Grove School Peer Supporters 

Award winning Sherry Iqbal leads Middlesbrough College team

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We do not share information or members' contact details with any other party.  Any data, survey results or information of any kind will be dealt with in the strictest confidence. If a school/organisation agrees to allow us to share their good practice or quote from their material this may appear on our website with their prior agreement and will be fully credited





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