ANTI-BULLYING QUALITY MARK-UK
Securing Safety, Mental Health and Wellbeing for All
ABQM-UK is a national award that challenges schools and academies to demonstrate their effectiveness in anti-bullying and the prevention of harassment
It endorses the belief that the safety, mental health and wellbeing of everyone are essential elements of learning, development and achievement.
School communities that gain the Bronze, Silver and Gold Awards can show that:
Children and young people come to school without the fear of being bullied or harassed
Staff members respond to all aspects of bullying behaviour and harassment with confidence
Families are confident that they know who to approach about bullying and harassment and that it will be dealt with efficiently and effectively.
What Schools Say About ABQM-UK:
“Anti-Bullying Quality Mark-UK helped us to gain Outstanding in Behaviour and Safety in our last inspection.”
Margaret Thomas, Headteacher
Mersey Park Primary School
"It's got to be thorough to be worth doing"
Nene Valley Primary School
"ABQM-UK helped to turn the school around"
Ross Silcock, Headteacher
Wingfield Primary School
"The Manual and ABQM-UK's support helped us with our self-evaluation and with planning next steps"
South Rise Primary School
How Good Is Your School At Preventing Bullying?
The Anti-Bullying Quality Mark will:
Be an endorsement of the quality of anti-bullying policy and practice in a school, academy or college community
Help whole school, academy and college communities to develop effective and sustainable strategies for preventing and challenging bullying and harassment
Provide support, training, coaching and resources for developing effective approaches for preventing bullying and strengthening self-regulation and wellbeing
Inspire the development and sharing of outstanding Anti-Bullying practice for all children and young people in schools, academies and colleges
Congratulations to the following schools for achieving the ABQM-UK Gold Award in the 2022-23 School Year:
Holden Lane Primary School, Stoke-On-Trent
Blackheath Primary School, Rowley Regis, West Midlands
Woodlands School, Basildon
Congratulations to The Following Schools for Achieving the ABQM-UK Bronze Award in the 2022-23 school year:
King Edmund School, Rochford, Essex
Congratulations to the Following Schools for Achieving the ABQM-UK Silver Award in the Autumn Term of the Summer Term of the 2021-22 Academic Year:
St Andrews Senior School, Turi, Kenya
Radford Primary Academy, Coventry
West Exe School, Exeter
Greenfields Specialist School for Communication, Northampton
ABQM-UK can provide CPD and coaching for developing and introducing anti-bullying and behaviour policy and practice.
It can work with schools to develop policy and practice that serves to strengthen wellbeing and learning in school communities, including coaching support for Teaching Times' Raising Attainment Through Wellbeing programme
ABQM-UK will also provide coaching support for the 'Including Children Affected by Migration' programmes (including the associated 'Be Cyber-Safe and Responsible'