As a fun activity to conclude the discussion, you may like to provide the Make your own National Day of Action Poster (which can be found in the School materials to download section) for students to add their own anti-bullying message and picture.
Bystanders can help stop bullying
This aim of this activity is for students to learn things that bystanders can do that can help to stop bullying if it is happening to someone else.
Approximate duration: 10–15 minutes, depending on discussion. It can be run as a whole class or small group activity.
Download the instructions and worksheet for Activity 1 (PDF, 610KB), Word version (DOCX, 470.3KB).
Learn about the strategies to respond to bullying
The aim of this activity is for students to understand and practise each of the strategies they can use if they see bullying happening.
Anticipated duration: 30-60 minutes, depending on time given to the initial discussion and to the optional rehearsal of each strategy. It is designed to be run as a whole class activity.
Download the instructions and worksheets for Activity 2 (PDF, 1.2MB), Word version (DOCX, 954KB).
Download the images for each of the strategies for Activity 2 (PDF, 1.1MB), Word version (DOCX, 1.1MB).
What's our bystander strategy?
The aim of this activity is for students learn which of the strategies are most appropriate to use for different types of bullying and different situations.
Approximate duration: 30 minutes, depending on time allowed for discussion. It is designed to be run as a small group activity.
Download the instructions and worksheet for Activity 3 (PDF, 728KB), Word version (DOCX, 623KB).