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27th April 17
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A selection of useful recommended resources from colleagues and organisations across the country.  Resources not found below may be included in the 'FAQs / Help' and 'Useful Information' sections accessed via the tabs above.

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Prevent Tragedies:­ Left Behind - short film (July 2016) 

Prevent Tragedies has launched a short film that describes the devastation caused to families whose loved ones have travelled or attempted to travel to a conflict zone, like Syria.  Left Behind focuses on the accounts of four police Prevent contact officers who have  supported families from across the country and witnessed first hand the anguish they go through as a consequence of a family member's actions. 

♦  highly recommended

Childnet:­ Trust Me Resource (May 2016)

An excellent classroom resource to support addressing online extremism and propaganda through Digital Literacy.  The resource aims to provoke discussion among students so as to challenge young people to think critically about what they see online and is available with both Primary and Secondary lesson plans.

♦  v highly recommended

HM Government:­ Introduction to Prevent e-learning package (April 2016)

Online e-learning resource aimed at those with responsibilities under the Prevent duty, particularly front line staff in schools and colleges.  Designed to help raise awareness of radicalisation and support staff to identify the signs that someone may be at risk and where to go for support.

♦  highly recommended

DfE: Educate against Hate (launched January 2016)




SWGfL 360 Safe Online Safety Self Review Tool

The SWGfL 360 Safe Self Review resource has been updated to include related aspects of radicalisation and extremism and provides a freely available tool for schools to self assess and benchmark their Online Safety provision.

♦  highly recommended

Bradford Schools Online: Prevent Self Assessment Questionnaire (revised September 2015)


♦♦  highly recommended

DfE / Home Office: How Social Media is used to encourage Travel (July 2015)

Social Media being used to encourage travel

There is increasingly widespread recognition that terrorist and extremist organisations are utilising the Internet and Social Media for the radicalisation and grooming of Young People.  Further to this, the Department for Education and the Home Office have issued the joint enclosed briefing note (see link above) for schools highlighting some of these aspects and actions schools should take.

HM Government: The revised PREVENT Duty guidance (March 2015)

Statutory guidance for specified authorities issued by HM Govt on the duty in the Counter-Terrorism and Security Act 2015.  All specified authorities must have due regard to the need to prevent people from being drawn into terrorism.  Issued March 2015 and revised July 2015.


Home Office: Reporting online terrorist material




DfE:­ Promoting fundamental British Values as part of SMSC in schools (November 2014)

Departmental advice for schools from the DfE on promoting pupils’ Spiritual, Moral, Social and Cultural (SMSC) development, including what is expected of schools in promoting fundamental British values and how this aligns with schools’ duty to promote SMSC. 


London Grid for Learning:­ Counter Extremism Narratives and Conversations



♦  highly recommended

DfE: Teaching approaches that help to build resilience to extremism (May 2011) 

A report commissioned by the DfE presenting the findings from a large-scale, in-depth research study into teaching methods – knowledge, skills, teaching practices and behaviours – that help to build resilience to extremism.

Families Against Stress & Trauma (FAST)