Stop Knife Crime
This workshop has been developed to help stop children feeling the need to arm themselves before leaving the house! We have worked closely with the Youth Justice Board and Police to make sure we have a great Just Enough style session for your children with a subject that for some, maybe very close to home. This workshop breaks the myths around the idea that knives give you ‘respect’ ‘protection’ or ‘strength’. Children will be inspired to believe that they are valuable - more valuable than a mobile phone!
They will learn…
How adults should always protect you, yet some abuse their status as an adult (e.g. in gangs).
How to tell if someone is not looking out for your best interests
How someone can be sucked into a gang
What gang members are sometimes made to do
Why they might feel worried enough to carry a knife,
That knives do not protect you, but instead get you into more danger and trouble.
What to do if you are worried - (instead of carrying a knife)
How arguments escalate - yet, the better thing to do would be to walk away.
What to do if you feel as though you are in danger
How one person can change the world
Who to talk to if you feel pressured into carrying a knife
That children are powerful, valuable and important!
Inspectors are guided to consider the evidence that action is taken to raise awareness of children and learners in relation to a range of safeguarding matters so that children are able to understand, respond to and calculate risk effectively.
"We collate the feedback that we receive from children and send it to our schools to use as evidence in their Ofsted portfolios"
Schools should promote the fundamental British values of democracy, the rule of law, individual liberty and mutual respect and tolerance of those with different faiths and beliefs.
What do teachers say?
"Wow wow wow! What a wonderful, inspiring afternoon which was enjoyed by us all. Phil you really engaged so well with the children and got your message over in such a child friendly way. It is so awesome to find like-minded people who are prepared to go the extra mile to instil hope and kindness within our community" Safeguarding Lead
“Very informative and engaging. Great the way he focused on how children can keep themselves safe” - Lake Farm Park Academy, Hillingdon
“Engaging. Interactive. Relevant. Informative. The children enjoyed the workshop and I found it informative” - Preston Park Primary School, Brent
“A very important message was put across in a lively, engaging way, relevant to our children.” - Hemswell Primary School, Lincolnshire
“Great roleplay and enthusiasm, kept kids engaged” - Grange Park Junior School, Hillingdon
“Fantastic presentation - children could relate to the content of the workshop which was delivered in an exciting and interesting way.” - St Georges Primary School, Lincolnshire
"Fantastic presentation - Children could relate to the content which was delivered in an exciting and interesting way" Year 5 Teacher