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Knife Crime Awareness Week Poster

Knife Crime Awareness Week Poster

Knife Crime Awareness Week is taking place from Monday 20th May - Sunday 26th May 2024. Organised by The Ben Kinsella Trust, the week aims to bring awareness to the impacts of knife crime on families and communities. It is vital that young people have a foundational...

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What is Bullying?

What is Bullying?

At OpenView Education we work with thousands of young people every year providing education on bullying. An essential first step is establishing a shared definition of what bullying is. This helps young people to know the difference between a conflict (an argument or...

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What Parents Need to Know About Roblox

What Parents Need to Know About Roblox

Roblox is one of the most popular online games for children and young people. The game promotes creativity by allowing players to build their own games and custom levels that can be shared with other players. Roblox games reflect the imaginative play that you might...

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Anti-Bullying Week Workshops

Anti-Bullying Week Workshops

When we visit schools we understand that taking a whole school approach to Anti-Bullying is important, that's why we have workshops created specifically to cater for each Key Stage in your school. This allows us to provide an interactive, positive Anti-Bullying...

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Online Safety Resources from CEOP Education

Online Safety Resources from CEOP Education

CEOP Education have a range of fantastic resources for students and young people of all ages. These resources can be used to support your delivery of online safety education in your school and help you move your students towards the learning outcomes in the Education...

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Anti-Bullying Week 2022 Poster – Reach Out

Anti-Bullying Week 2022 Poster – Reach Out

To help spread the message for Anti-Bullying Week 2022 Reach Out, you can use this positive Reach Out with Kindness Poster. The poster is a great way of promoting a positive whole school message on Anti-Bullying. The poster reinforces the idea of speaking up and...

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Anti-Bullying Week Resources

Anti-Bullying Week Resources

As Anti-Bullying Week is on the horizon, we're been taking another look at some of the fantastic resources that are available to support schools. There are so many great resources out there, that sometimes it's possible to miss something. So here some resources that...

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Anti-Bullying Week 2022 – Reach Out

Anti-Bullying Week 2022 – Reach Out

Anti-Bullying Week 2022 is celebrated throughout November. Last year 80% of schools took part in Anti-Bullying Week, so we're delighted to hear that Anti-Bullying Alliance have now announced the new theme for Anti-Bullying Week 2022. So for Anti-Bullying Week 2022 the...

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Screen Time Activity for Schools

Screen Time Activity for Schools

A big part of online safety is supporting the students and young people that we work with to develop awareness about the amount of time that we spend online. The compulsive design of social media platforms and games makes it all too easy to spend longer on our screens...

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Mindfulness Stop Skill Poster for Schools

Mindfulness Stop Skill Poster for Schools

As we go through our day, it's all to easy to get caught up in a situation, we might find ourselves feeling irritated, upset or angry. If we are unaware of these emotions, they can negatively impact our actions and decisions. This is true for everyone, including the...

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Mindfulness Poster for Schools – My Five Senses

Mindfulness Poster for Schools – My Five Senses

The aim of the My Five Senses mindfulness poster and activity below is to help your students become more conscious of their five senses. This activity can be done with your students at the start of the day as a way to increase focus before starting work. Before going...

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TikTok Parent Guide

TikTok Parent Guide

From working in person with hundreds of schools each year, we understand the challenges that schools face around TikTok, that's why we have created this short TikTok guide for parents and carers. It outlines the steps that...

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Safer Internet Day Workshops

Safer Internet Day Workshops

Throughout February OpenView Education are visiting schools with our interactive e-safety workshops to mark the occasion for Safer Internet Day. A big thank you to all the schools that have been sharing these workshops via Twitter. Here's a snapshot of these fantastic...

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Student Survey for the Start of Term

Student Survey for the Start of Term

As the next academic year approaches, we'll be thinking about meeting our new class of students. Getting to know our students as individuals can help us to feel more fulfilled in our role as a teacher, it can also help us to identify how we can best support the...

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Teacher Wellbeing + Mental Health Check Up

Teacher Wellbeing + Mental Health Check Up

As the academic year draws to a close, it can be a good opportunity to take time out and reflect on where we are, and where we want to go. A great starting point for this is doing a 360 review on each of the main areas of our life. Reviewing our life in separate...

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How to Support Student’s Mental Health

How to Support Student’s Mental Health

As a teacher, young people will often turn to us for support. It's important for our own wellbeing and for the wellbeing of our students that we are prepared for this, and that we have an idea of how to respond. Here are some useful ideas to keep in mind to look after...

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Dealing with bullying – a guide for parents

Dealing with bullying – a guide for parents

Parents and Carers understandably want to ensure the safety and wellbeing of their children and young people. If there are concerns that your child is being bullied, what can you do to support your child and to help prevent further bullying? This short guide has been...

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Child Wellbeing Guide – Top Tips for Parents

Child Wellbeing Guide – Top Tips for Parents

What is mental health? Everyone has mental health. In the same way that we all have physical health, everyone also has mental health. Having positive mental health is made up of different parts including: Positive Self-Image: A positive self-image means that we feel...

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4 Ways to Improve School Staff Wellbeing

4 Ways to Improve School Staff Wellbeing

Improving our wellbeing may not always be straightforward, and there can be many factors that impact our mental health and wellbeing in all areas of our life. The radical changes and upheavals that we have gone through during the covid pandemic has highlighted the...

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Mental Health Awareness Week

Mental Health Awareness Week

Mental Health Awareness Week is taking place Monday 10-16th May 2021. This year the theme is nature. Research from the Mental Health Foundation on impacts of lockdown showed that spending time in nature was on of the most popular coping strategies, and 45% of people...

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Wellbeing Poster for Schools

Wellbeing Poster for Schools

At OpenView Education we are delighted be visiting schools with our Mental Health and Wellbeing Workshops this May for Mental Health Awareness Week. Our workshop for Key Stage 2 is called the Steps To Wellbeing Wisdom, each of the steps provides students with...

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Wellbeing Activities for Students

Wellbeing Activities for Students

A brand new report published by the Anna Freud Centre finds that 93% of 3,000 young people surveyed in the UK want mental health to be brought into the classroom.  And as schools once again open their doors to all students, student mental health and wellbeing is a...

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Whole School Approach to Wellbeing

Whole School Approach to Wellbeing

The National Children's Bureau (NCB) co-ordinates the Schools Wellbeing Partnership, a national network for 50 member organisations. The organisations are from the education, health and wellbeing sectors. The partnership aims to improve the wellbeing of children in...

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Wellbeing in Schools – YoungMinds Research

Wellbeing in Schools – YoungMinds Research

The mental health charity YoungMinds have created a new report about how the coronavirus pandemic has impacted the mental health and wellbeing of young people. This is the fourth report that they have released and it shows that the covid-19 pandemic continues to have...

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Mental Health & Wellbeing Workshops for Schools

Mental Health & Wellbeing Workshops for Schools

The effects of lockdown has had a significant impact on young people, so as all students begin to return to school again we want to help students get ready to learn. For many schools this will mean prioritising student wellbeing. The Department for Education outlined...

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Remote Learning Tips

Remote Learning Tips

Ofsted has published some tips for delivering effective remote learning. The list of tips has been written by Ofsted's inspectorate research head, Daniel Muijs and draws on findings from interim visits. The tips also aim to debunk certain 'unhelpful myths' about what...

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The Internet Owl – Be Kind Online

The Internet Owl – Be Kind Online

Introducing an exciting new Internet Safety Online learning experience for Early Years Foundation and Key Stage 1 Students... The Internet Owl - Be Kind Online. Are you all sitting comfortably? Because it’s time to go on an exciting adventure into the Internet Jungle!...

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Anti-Bullying Week Theatre Show – NEW TRAILER

Anti-Bullying Week Theatre Show – NEW TRAILER

Time to Unite! follows the story of Milly and Philip. To begin with Milly and Philip are good friends, but when two new students arrive at the school things start to change. The show explores how bullying can start and progress in a friendship group. This show is...

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NEW: KS2 WORKSHOP FOR ANTI-BULLYING WEEK 2020!

NEW: KS2 WORKSHOP FOR ANTI-BULLYING WEEK 2020!

This year, we need unity more than ever before, and as proud Associate Members of the Anti-Bullying Alliance, we create brand new Anti-Bullying workshops every year to support the Anti-Bullying Week theme. Anti-Bullying Week 2020 is from Monday 16th November 2020 -...

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Anti Bullying Week 2020 – What You Need to Know

Anti Bullying Week 2020 – What You Need to Know

Last year 78% of schools took part in Anti Bullying Week and students and teachers agreed that it had a positive impact in raising awareness about bullying. This year the theme is United Against Bullying, the theme encourages us to think about how we all have a part...

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Banter or Bullying?

Banter or Bullying?

Anti-Bullying Week 2020 is taking place from Monday 16th - Friday 20th November, and it's now celebrated by more primary schools across the UK than ever before. Last year almost 80% of schools took part in Anti-Bullying Week. This year the theme is United Against...

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Staying Safe Online: Three Top Tips

Internet Safety for kids is now more important than ever before, and with internet usage increasing even more due to children and young people spending more time at home, it's never been more important to stay safe online. Check out our three top tips for staying safe...

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Mental Health Tips for Children

Mental Health Tips for Children

According to CEOP’s latest survey, many parents and carers are concerned about the impact of COVID-19 on their children’s mental health and wellbeing, and are actively seeking resources and support. Mental Health Awareness Week is celebrated between 18 - 24th May,...

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How To Spot Fake News

How To Spot Fake News

Fake news is not a new problem. With the advancement of technology and the rise of the internet, fake news is now a commonly occurring issue. During the coronavirus outbreak however, fake news has risen substantially. From WhatsApp voice notes, to fake quotes from...

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Is Zoom Secure?

Is Zoom Secure?

Zoom has fast become the world’s go to video conferencing app during the Coronavirus outbreak, and during March the app is said to have been downloaded 100 million times. But as #Zoom has risen in popularity, security...

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Homeschooling Story for Wellbeing

Homeschooling Story for Wellbeing

In these uncertain times, wellbeing has fast become a top priority. During lockdown, teachers, parents and carers have cited positive mental health and wellbeing as their number one concern for their children and young people, and they are actively searching for...

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Is Houseparty Safe? What Parents Need To Know

Is Houseparty Safe? What Parents Need To Know

With over 2 million downloads in just one week during the coronavirus outbreak, Houseparty is fast becoming the world’s favourite social media app, helping people to stay virtually connected during lockdown. But with privacy and cyberbullying concerns recently coming...

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A Guide to Social Media Apps and their Age Ratings

A Guide to Social Media Apps and their Age Ratings

  Social Media is one of the most popular aspects of the internet, and with the amount of apps available for download increasing constantly, keeping young people safe online has never been more important. But what exactly do we need to know about the age restrictions...

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How To Keep Children Safe Online During Home Schooling

How To Keep Children Safe Online During Home Schooling

With the schools now closed to the majority of children, activities online are set to increase, with us becoming more reliant on online resources to access home learning. Internet Safety in the home is now increasingly more important.   Here are our top five easy...

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The Five Best FREE Homeschooling Resources

The Five Best FREE Homeschooling Resources

With schools now closed due to the Coronavirus outbreak, learning from home is now a reality for many parents, carers and children up and down the country. For most, this is a brand new experience and a complete life adjustment. Many parents and carers will now be...

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Is TikTok Safe For Kids?

Is TikTok Safe For Kids?

Throughout the year we work with whole school communities to provide internet safety training for students, parents and teachers. This enables us to see new trends and understand the online challenges that are facing parents and teachers. We now regularly hear about...

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Screen Time For Kids: New Report

Screen Time For Kids: New Report

Throughout February the OpenView Education team visits thousands of students, parents and teachers to provide internet safety training and internet safety workshops. The time spent with students across the country gives us an...

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Safer Internet Day Resources 2020

Safer Internet Day Resources 2020

Safer Internet Day 2020 will be held on Tuesday 11th February 2020, however the event is celebrated by schools throughout February.   We will be visiting thousands of schools and students with our Internet Safety Training,...

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Anti-Bullying Week 2019 Resources

Anti-Bullying Week 2019 Resources

Anti-Bullying Week 2019 Change Starts With us is here. This year there are some fantastic Anti-Bullying Resources to help your school celebrate the occasion. Here are our top four Anti-Bullying Resources to check out for Anti-Bullying Week 2019: Anti-Bullying Alliance...

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Anti-Bullying Resources: Interactive Videos

Anti-Bullying Week is celebrated throughout November and organised by the Anti-Bullying Alliance. In these interactive videos your students will meet the characters of Milly and Philip. These videos can be used to spark creative discussions with your class. They are a...

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A New Report Identifies Current Online Trends.

A New Report Identifies Current Online Trends.

Digital Awareness UK and HMC have produced a report that highlights some of the current online trends in the way young people are using technology. The research was done with 11 - 16 year old students from state and independent schools. The reports was commissioned by...

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Safer Internet Day 2019 – Registration Open

Safer Internet Day 2019 – Registration Open

The Safer Internet Centre have now opened registrations for schools and organisations to show they will be taking park in Safer Internet Day in February. Safer Internet Day is a great way to raise the profile of Internet Safety for Students. It starts the conversation...

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Odd Socks Day 2019 – Tuesday 12th November

Odd Socks Day 2019 – Tuesday 12th November

As apart of Anti-Bullying Week 2019 Odd Socks day will be taking place on Tuesday 12th November. Odd Socks Day 2019 is designed to be fun and give young people the chance to celebrate their individuality and how everyone is unique! We we love about Odd Socks Day is...

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Anti-Bullying Alliance: Primary School Pack

Anti-Bullying Alliance: Primary School Pack

The Anti-Bullying Alliance have released their new Primary School Resource pack. It includes PowerPoints, Lesson Plans, Videos and ideas for leading an assembly for Anti-Bullying Week 2019 Change Starts With Us. The lesson plans explore how small positive changes can...

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Anti Bullying Activities: What Would You Do?

Anti Bullying Activities: What Would You Do?

For Anti-Bullying Week 2019 Change Starts With Us we have created original animations to support primary schools in delivering a positive Anti Bullying message to their students. These animations are an age appropriate and entertaining way of starting a discussion...

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Anti Bullying Workshops: The OpenView Approach

Anti Bullying Workshops: The OpenView Approach

At OpenView Education our mission is to equip students with the skills and knowledge they need to live health, happy confident and successful lives. The approach used in our workshops for schools draws on theatre and performance techniques to teach the important...

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Anti Bullying Activities

Here at OpenView Education we are regularly creating new teaching resources. This year we have created interactive animations that teachers can use to celebrate the Anti Bullying Week 2019 Change Starts With Us. The Anti Bullying video below has been designed for...

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Anti-Bullying Research – Focus On Bullying 2018

Anti-Bullying Research – Focus On Bullying 2018

Anti-Bullying Research - Focus On Bullying 2018 'On Average 72% of pupils said that their school dealt with bullying very well of quite well in 2017/2018.' This is one of the findings from Focus on Bullying 2018. This report has been created by Peter K Smith &...

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Anti-Bullying Week 2019 – Change Starts With Us

Anti-Bullying Week 2019 – Change Starts With Us

Anti-Bullying Week 2019 – Change Starts With Us Anti-Bullying Week 2018 had the theme ‘Choose Respect.’ It was a huge success and reached an amazing 79% of schools in England. And the same survey also found that 96% of pupils agree that Anti-Bullying Week raises...

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How To Protect My Online Reputation

How To Protect My Online Reputation

How To Protect My Online Reputation Surveys have shown that 39% of employers use social networking sites to search a job candidate. This means the way we appear through our digital footprint can have real implications for our ability to progress in our careers. It’s...

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5 Tips To Help Reduce SATS Exam Stress

5 Tips To Help Reduce SATS Exam Stress

5 Tips To Help Reduce SATS Exam Stress SATS can be a stressful time for teachers and for students. For young people who have not yet developed strategies for dealing with stress, this can be a particularly challenging time. Studies have shown that 1 in 8 teachers...

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Internet Safety Talking With Parents and Carers

Internet Safety: Talking With Parents & Carers. Many parents believe that their children know more about the internet than they do. However, Internet safety education and helping young people to stay safe online is usually more about effective parenting and having...

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Internet Safety In the News

Internet Safety In the News

Internet Safety In the News Social media 'more addictive than drugs and alcohol', warns Prince Harry The Duke of Sussex has warned of the dangers of social media, declaring it "more addictive than drugs and alcohol" during a discussion on young people's mental health....

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Internet Safety Training That Makes A Difference

Internet Safety Training That Makes A Difference

Internet Safety Training: E-Safety Training That Makes A Difference Internet safety training has never been more important, with the landscape constantly changing, It’s vital to ensure your staff and professionals are up to date with the most recent internet safety...

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Internet Safety Animations: Jessie & Friends

Internet Safety Animations: Jessie & Friends

Internet Safety Animations: Jessie & Friends A new animations series has been created by thinkuknow. It’s a three part animation series for 4 – 7 year olds. It can be tricky to start a conversation about internet safety with children, and this new resource is a...

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