Over the last 4 years, Diana Award trained Anti-Bullying Ambassadors, have been working endlessly hard to provide peer-led solutions to bullying, online safety and general student wellbeing in our school. Having received training on how to prevent and safely intervene with bullying, this brave and influential group of young people have taken our positive and student-centred culture from strength to strength. Hosting regular events, peer and staff training, mentoring, and many other creative initiatives, they have put our school on the map as a front-running anti-bullying school. Having evidenced their hard work, we are one of just a small number of schools who have been awarded The Diana Award’s Anti-Bullying Bronze Level Accreditation.
Mrs Walton, Deputy Headteacher, said, “Our students and staff role model kindness and certainty to each other. The systems and strategies that staff and students use mean that peer conflict can be resolved effectively.”
The Diana Award’s free Anti-Bullying Ambassador Programme which is available to schools across the UK, sees trainers working with students and other young people to change the attitude surrounding bullying. The programme has a strong peer-to-peer focus, with trainers giving young people the skills and confidence to become Anti-Bullying Ambassadors to tackle bullying in their schools long after the training has finished. The Diana Award’s anti-bullying work is recognised as world-class thanks to this sustainable approach.