Although we can’t guarantee that you will find all that you may be looking for, here are just a few of the sites we have used in the past and still find useful. Please feel free to contact us to pass on the details of any websites that you have also found useful and informative.
PSHE Association www.pshe-association.org.uk
The PSHE Association is the national subject association for this area of the curriculum.
Association for Citizenship Teaching www.teachingcitizenship.org.uk
The ACT is the national subject association for this area of the curriculum.
Citizenship Foundation www.citizenshipfoundation.org.uk
This is an independent education charity that provides wide ranging information, support and activities related to Citizenship.
Healthy School Programme www.education.gov.uk
The Healthy Schools website moved to Department for Education website in March 2011. On the site you can find the Healthy Schools toolkit designed to help schools to ‘plan, do and review’ health and wellbeing improvements for their children and young people and to identify and select activities and interventions.
You may also find it useful to contact your local education or health service to find out information on local Healthy School initiatives
The NCB is a leading national charity that works to support children, young people and families. The site offers a wealth of information related to PSHE Education, Wellbeing, Sex and Relationship Education, Anti-Bullying and more .................
Sex Education Forum www.sexeducationforum.org.uk
The Sex Education Forum is hosted is by the NCB and provides a vast range of information to support those involved in SRE. The forum holds the core belief that ALL children and young people are entitled to good quality sex and relationships education in a variety of settings. Its main aim is to work together with members, practitioners and other stakeholders to achieve quality SRE.
The FPA is a leading sexual health charity and offers wide ranging information, support and guidance for those involved in SRE.
Brook is another leading national organisation that provides support and advice on a wide range of issues related to sexual health.
Kirklees Young People Friendly www.kypf.org.uk
The site is based on the firm belief that all young people have the right to access sexual health services that are Welcoming, Friendly, Non Judgmental, Confidential, Free, Accessible and Safe. The site is directed at young people but is equally useful for any adults who provide support, guidance and information related to sexual health.
DrugScope is the UK's leading independent center of expertise on drugs and the national membership organisation for the drug field. The organisation informs policy development, works to reduce drug-related harm to individuals, families and communities - and promotes health, well-being, recovery, inclusion and integration. Drugscope also provides quality drug information, promotes effective responses to drug taking, undertakes research, gives advice on policy-making, and encourages informed debate.
Drug Education Forum www.drugeducationforum.com
The Drug Education Forum is a forum of national organisations committed to improving the practice and profile of drug education in England. The site provides a wealth of information, resources and debate related to drug education.
Alcohol Research UK www.aerc.org.uk
This is a national charity that is dedicated to funding work to improve our understanding of what causes excessive drinking, how it can be prevented and the best ways of tackling the problems it causes.
Alcohol Concern www.alcoholconcern.org.uk
Alcohol Concern is a national agency on alcohol misuse campaigning for effective alcohol policy and improved services for people whose lives are affected by alcohol-related problems.
Drug Training 4 Free www.drugtraining4free.co.uk
This site provides an e-learning programme that is an ideal starting point for anyone wanting to gain a basic understanding and general awareness of legal and illegal drugs (including alcohol), issues relating to young people and adults, safer injecting, assessment and care planning, reducing drug related deaths, motivational interviewing, recognition of signs and symptoms, agencies who can help and how you as an individual can provide support either as a professional or in the home environment.
Anti-Bullying Alliance www.antibullyingalliance.org.uk
The Anti-Bullying Alliance brings together over 130 organisations into one network. The AAB is based at the NCB
Stonewall is the leading national organisation representing the rights of lesbians, gay men and bisexuals. Stonewall's Education for All campaign, launched in January 2005, helps tackle homophobia and homophobic bullying in schools and works with a wide coalition of groups. The site provides a great deal of information, support, guidance and resources.
Schools Out www.schools-out.org.uk
Schools Out aims:
to provide both a formal and informal support network for all people who want to raise the issue of homophobia, transphobia and heterosexism in education
to campaign on lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans issues as they affect education and those in education
to research, debate and stimulate curriculum development on LGBT issues
The site provides toolkits, teaching resources and training
Show Racism the Red Card www.srtrc.org
Show Racism the Red Card is a national anti-racism charity, which was established in January 1996. The aim of the organisation is to produce anti-racist educational resources, which harness the high profile of professional footballers to combat racism.
Kick It Out www.kickitout.org
Kick It Out works throughout the football, educational and community sectors to challenge discrimination, encourage inclusive practices and work for positive change. The site offers a wide range of information on issues related to racism, homophobia and gender discrimination.
British Muslims for Secular Democracy www.bmsd.org.uk
The central aims of the organisation are:
to raise awareness of a shared vision of citizenship (the separation of faith and state, so faiths exert no undue influence on policies and there is a shared public space).
to encourage religious understanding and harmony, respect for different systems of beliefs, and encourage an understanding and celebration of the variety of Muslim cultures, values and traditions which are present in British society.
Civil Rights Movement - Civil Rights in the UK www.civilrightsmovement.co.uk
The site provides a very good reference point that gives both a background on the historic civil rights movement and provides information on your rights today.
The Rights Respecting Schools Award (RRSA) recognises achievement in putting the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC) at the heart of a school’s planning, policies, practice and ethos.
Samaritans is a confidential emotional support service for anyone in the UK and Ireland. The service is available 24 hours a day for people who are experiencing feelings of distress or despair, including those which may lead to suicide. The site also provides information, support and resources that can be used in learning environments on issues related to general emotional health.
British Red Cross www.redcross.org.uk/What-we-do/Teaching-resources
The site provides teaching ideas, most free of charge, that are simple to use? The resources are ideal for Citizenship and PSHE teaching, tutor time and across the curriculum.
School Councils UK www.schoolcouncils.org
The site offers help to run effective school councils, and also to promote the general well-being of children and young people. The site offers a range of resources to assist schools in running effective School Councils. There are free resources available for download from the site, and other resources for sale.
Personal Financial Education Group (pfeg) www.pfeg.org
pfeg offers a range of services for those working with children and young people aged 4-19. Many of the resources available are free.
Education Guardian www.guardian.co.uk/education
The site provides the latest education news, comment and analysis across the complete age range.
This is one part of the education site and offers thousands of free resources for all age groups and areas of the curriculum, including PSHE Education, Anti-Bullying, Sex and Relationship Education, Citizenship, Wellbeing and more ...........
Times Education www.tes.co.uk
The site and offers thousands of free resources for all age groups and areas of the curriculum, including PSHE Education, Anti-Bullying, Sex and Relationship Education, Citizenship, Wellbeing and more ...........
National Health Education Group (NHEG) www.nheg.org.uk
The National Health Education Group is an organisation for professionals involved in the personal, social and health education of children and young people in formal and informal educational settings.
The National Health Education Group was founded in 1986 and comprises of 9 regional groups who elect representatives to the Regional Representatives National Group. The NHEG meets regularly with, and has representation on, a wide variety of national organisations including DfEE, Drug Education Forum, Sex Education Forum and PSHE Advisory Group.
The National Association for Advisers, Inspectors and Consultants (NSCoPSE) www.nscopse.org.uk
NSCoPSE is a professional organisation for LA advisers, inspectors and advisory teachers with responsibility for all aspects of personal and social education, including health education. Membership also includes independent consultants and inspectors, as well as health promotion professionals. It provides a national forum for the views and interests of those with the responsibility for supporting, monitoring and evaluating personal and social education in schools and other educational settings. NSCoPSE has representation on a wide variety of national bodies.