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Other Recommended Resources


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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ACT for YOUTH: RUN, HIDE, TELL (November 2017)

ACT for Youth is a freely-available collaborative resource from CTP (Counter Terrorism Policing), the PSHE Association and Girlguiding designed to teach young people how to react if caught up in a gun or knife terror attack.  The resources include an animated film which can be delivered as part of a comprehensive practitioner pack with guidance notes and age-appropriate lesson plans for Key Stage 3 and Key Stage 4.  The resources are focussed around the ‘RUN, HIDE, TELL’ theme, extended to include ‘TREAT’ with guidance notes, lesson plans and powerpoint resources from St John Ambulance on administering First Aid.

The Deliberative Classroom: Leading knowledge-based discussions and debate (September 2017)

Written and developed by the Association for Citizenship Teaching (ACT), Middlesex University and the English Speaking Union (ESU), The Deliberative Classroom is a project funded by the Department for Education (DfE) to support teachers to lead knowledge-based discussions and debates with students on topical issues relating to fundamental British Values, Citizenship and Equality.  The Key Stage 3 resources will be published as six packs over 18 months with a first topic of Religious Freedom.

PSHE Association & Medway Public Health: Addressing extremism and radicalisation lesson plans (July 2017)

A series of four lesson plans for Key Stage 4 with a specific focus on addressing extremism and radicalisation of all kinds, from the PSHE Association, commissioned by Medway Public Health Directorate.  Each lesson plan includes an accompanying Powerpoint presentation and relevant resources.

♦  highly recommended

PSHE Association: Supporting pupils after the tragic events in Manchester (May 2017)

The PSHE Association have guidance which can be used to support teachers in helping to answer questions and structure discussion with pupils who may be experiencing a wide range of emotions.  The guidance is provided in versions to support both Primary and Secondary-age pupils and teachers can choose those elements that they feel are most relevant to the circumstances.

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.

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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.

♦  highly recommended

P4S:­ Online Radicalisation Guidance (March 2016)

>> Download P4S Online Radicalisation Resource

A result of regular queries from school-based colleagues, this P4S resource provides schools with guidance on the risks around online radicalisation and extremism.  Providing an overview of the aspects within a recognised structure for addressing online safety, it contains useful tools, resources and recommendations to support schools in addressing this growing area of concern.                                           ♦  highly recommended



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