Dates for your diary- Anti-Bullying week and Empathy Day

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Jean Gross

Next year's Empathy Day will be on Thursday 9 June 2022.

You can still download this year’s free Family Activities Pack, and toolkits - just email or

EmpathyLab are now working extensively in Wales, and have made their Public Library Toolkit available in Welsh. The toolkit includes activity resources, booklists and resources for displays.

This year’s Anti-Bullying Alliance week will be 15th-19th November. The theme is ‘One Kind Word’.

As usual, schools will be able to download free teaching resources and themed assemblies, geared to different key stages, in the Autumn. These will focus on the activities we can all take to spread kindness and prevent bullying behaviour. More information here .

And to get ready for your antibullying work, have a look at these excellent primary and secondary lesson plans, created by the Children’s Commissioner for Wales, whch help pupils explore the topic of bullying, including cyberbullying, and learn more about what they can do to stop it.