ZAP in Schools: Bullying awareness, assertiveness and resilience workshops for children in Years 5-8

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The ZAP in Schools programme equips children and young people in Years 5-8 with the skills they need to both recognise and positively respond to a bullying situation.  This includes an understanding of the difference between teasing and bullying and the role of the bystander, and skills and techniques (the ZAP tools) that can be used in a potential bullying situation.

Our aim is to increase the confidence of children by providing an empowering and practical workshop that provides practical techniques for dealing with excessive teasing and bullying, while developing a positive sense of self. The workshops are classroom based and involve a mixture of activities, role plays and discussions. 

Teachers/Teaching Assistants are required to support facilitators with classroom management and some of the activities when needed.

How to apply

* Please note that delivery of these workshops will resume again once schools have reopened. If you would like to express your interest for future dates please do get in touch. 

We currently have funding to deliver ZAP in Schools workshops free of charge to state schools in the following areas:

  • London - Lambeth and Westminster
  • Wales - Blaenau Gwent, Newport, Merthyr, Cardiff and Powys

If you work in a school in these areas and would like to book a workshop, please email, 


The ZAP in Schools programme is available outside of the current funded areas and/or to schools in the independent sector at a subsidised rate of £274.00  plus trainer travel for a two hour workshop.

For more details visit the training section of our website. 

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