Bullying and cyberbullying Research and resources

Below is a selection of our child protection research, leaflets, guidance, evaluations and safeguarding resources on bullying and cyberbullying.

How safe are our children? 2017

Our report compiles and analyses the most robust and up-to-date child protection data that exists across the 4 nations in the UK in 2017.

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What children are telling us about bullying

A report discussing how bullying affects the children and young people who contacted Childline in 2015/16.

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Net Aware report 2017: "Freedom to express myself safely"

Findings from a survey with young people about their online experiences.

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Keeping children safe - Share Aware

Just like in real life, kids need your help to stay safe online. Our advice will help you keep your child safe on social networks, apps and games.

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How safe are our children? 2015

Our report compiles and analyses the most robust and up-to-date child protection data that exists across the 4 nations in the UK for 2015.

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Keeping children safe - Online safety

We’ve teamed up with O2 to help you keep children safe when they're using the internet, social networks, apps, games and more.

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Experiences of 11-16 year olds on social networking sites

Describes experiences of 11-16 year olds on social networking sites and strategies used to deal with things that upset them online.

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"Always there when I need you": Childline annual review 2014-15

The issues children and young people contacted ChildLine about in 2014-15.

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Younger children and social networking sites: a blind spot

Research into the experiences of 11-12 year olds on social networking sites how to protect them.

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Resources for schools and teachers

Find anti-bullying resources for your school

Browse resources to help you and your school tackle bullying and cyberbullying in the UK's only library dedicated to child protection.

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Safeguarding and child protection in schools

Learn more about the information, advice and training we offer to help schools keep children safe from abuse.
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Lesson plans on online bullying for secondary schools

The Anti-Bullying Alliance, NSPCC and Diana Award have jointly developed these lesson and assembly ideas for secondary school age pupils to support the Stop Speak Support campaign on cyber bullying.

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How safe are our children? Growing up online

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Our resources on TES

Find all our free lesson plans and teaching resources on TES.

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Be there for every child's mental health

Join us in calling on the government to help our Childline service be there for every child. 

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Support for professionals

CASPAR

Our Current Awareness Service for Practice, Policy And Research delivers free weekly email alerts to keep you up-to-date with all the latest safeguarding and child protection news.

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Sign up to Case reviews update

Subscribe to our Case reviews update. A monthly update about case reviews added to the National collection of case reviews in the month and learning from case reviews briefings.
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Get online safeguarding training

Learn how children use the internet and how you can keep them safe from abuse.

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Information Service

Our free service for people who work with children can help you find the latest policy, practice, research and news on child protection and related subjects.

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How safe are our children? Growing up online

Our annual flagship conference is for everyone working in child protection.

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Library catalogue

We hold the UK's largest collection of child protection resources and the only UK database specialising in published material on child protection, child abuse and child neglect.

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New in the Library

A free weekly email listing all of the new child protection publications added to our library collection.

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Helping you keep children safe

Read our guide for professionals on what we do and the ways we can work with you to protect children and prevent abuse and neglect.

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Impact and evidence

Find out how we evaluate and research the impact we’re making in protecting children, get tips and tools for researchers and access resources.

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Training and consultancy

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Sharing knowledge to keep children safe

Read our guide to the NSPCC Knowledge and Information Service to find out how we can help you with child protection queries, support your research, and help you learn and develop.

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