​Lessons and discussion starters

Bullying. No Way! has created a range of lessons and discussion starters for schools to use on and around the National Day of Action, or any time of the year.

Providing students with opportunities to talk about bullying is an important part of making a positive change. However, talking about bullying can highlight issues or can sometimes lead to increased bullying for some students. Ensure staff are aware of how to respond and that support is availabl​e.

Empowering student voice enagement activity

Through authentic student voice, students consider, discuss, and contribute to the creation of appropriate and relevant strategies to respond to bullying in their context.

Lesson plans and discussion years from previous years are also available to support these important discussions in you classrooms.  


The Allen Adventure lesson plans

The Allen Adventure lesson plans for Early Childhood to Year 2 classrooms. Designed to promote social and emotional development and prosocial behaviou​r.

Take action every day lesson plans

Take action every day invites students to lead action in their school community. Designed for students Years 3 to 10.

Launchpad - Talking and teaching about bullying

Launchpad: Your school's resources for talking and teaching about bullying (PDF 1.8MB) presents the quality teaching resources from Bullying. No Way!

Bullying is NEVER OK! classroom discussion starter explores some effective strategies students can use if they are bullied (for students 9 to 13 years of age).

Our special superpower discussion starter

Our special superpower classroom discussion starter explores safe and supportive bystander strategies that students can use if they see bullying happening (for students 9 to 13 years of age).

Talking about bulying discussion startersTalking about bullying classroom discussion starters for Years 3 to 12; supports students to collaboratively discuss their ideas about bullying, and what they can do about it individually and as a school community.

Being resonable online lesson plan

Being reasonable and ethical online lesson plans for Years 3 to 12; engage students in a community of inquiry that examines the qualities of respectful relationships (friendships), communicating with others online and being reasonable and ethical when online.

Ideas for a safe and supportive school communityIdeas for a safe and supportive school community lesson plans for Years 3 to 10; support student involvement in a whole-school approach to countering bullying.

Perspectives on bullying student activityPerspectives on bullying activity designed for students in Years 10 to 12; involves students researching their peers' perspectives on bullying and presenting their outcomes through school forums.