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Girl Bullying - this popular course is delivered in the North East by Val Macfarlane and Vicki Lydon.Please enquire for the next date.

John Khan, Lead Practitioner for Anti-Bullying Works and collaborator of ours will deliver a wide range of training in the East Sussex and Essex area.

Adrienne Katz is delivering training for INSET and bespoke sessions in London and the SE


Cyberbullying and e-safety This course will be repeated and is CPD accredited

An informative & stimulating training day for schools, colleges, 
youth organisations and local authority leads, 
delivered by experienced trainers: 

• Adrienne Katz of BIG Award, Youthworks Consulting,
author of 'Cyberbullying and E-Safety,
• Paul Rigglesford of Anti-Bullying Works

Course Aims 

  • To provide you with up-to-date information and
    key messages about cyberbullying
  • To help you develop effective and coherent cyberbullying
    and e-safety policies and procedures
  • To provide you with a range of practical and stimulating
    ways to work with children and young people


Middlesbrough College and BIG Award
35 schools and colleges attended this day of training - hosted
by BIG Award winners, Middlesbrough College, their student
support officer Suze Clark and the student union team.
Val, Vicki and Adrienne of BIG Award gave
presentations and workshops thoughout the day.
Read Evaluations here


The BIG Award Summer conference June 2014, York Marriot.

A remarkably successful day was held, and schools were awarded. Photos are on the home page.

The BIG Award Summer conference London  (this event has taken place)
Bullying Intervention: Best Practice
Speakers were, David Brown, National lead on e-safety for Ofsted, Esther Rantzen president of ChildLine, Dr Louise Areseneault of Kings College, Institute of Psychiatry, Val McFarlane of BIG Award and Adrienne Katz author of 'Cyberbullying and e-safety', Jonathan Charlesworth director of Each Action Challenging Homophobia..
Stunning Workshops by BIG Award winning schools.


BIG Award training in the Republic of Ireland has taken place monthly over six months, please contact us if you wish to book another session.

INSET days - the team have been extremely busy delivering INSET training in schools as well as in-school training sessions and peer support training. Please contact us if you wish to book one of these.


Other services:Training has been provided to Avon and Somerset police, and we are preparing to train care workers. Please get in touch with your requirements.

Training day evaluations

 Read evaluations here


Relaxing coffee break at Midlands Training Day 

Comments on Middlesbrough College day:

'Excellent although I could have listened to more!!'

'Very informative and the pace was just right
An excellent range of activities
All very good – very informative.
Very good and informative but also enjoyable! 
I particularly liked the talk on girl friendships
The information and speakers were good
Very impressive resource packs, BIG award overview was useful
Adrienne’s presentation was really interesting and obviously
from a great deal of work and research
Very informative – good to have student representation
Very informative – gave lots of strategies to use
Excellent & fun
Excellent, would be interested in attending similar courses
Documentation very useful
Very informative, useful and will definitely be of use
Brilliant! Very informative, friendly, easy to listen to!
Really enjoyed the day!
I thought the whole day was very informative
Everything great – Vicky, Val, Suze were informative,
approachable and humorous

Very comprehensive documentation, workshops were
a good taster of a very in-depth subject

Speakers excellent
Good hand outs, confident speakers delivering good information.
Well presented

Excellent presentation speakers have the knowledge and
experience of delivering the topic

Obviously knowledgeable in their field
Very knowledgeable speakers, good supporting
documentation and packs available.
Interactive workshops during the session

Very good.
All the presentations and workshops were enjoyable,
clear, concise and meaningful'

Presentations from our annual conference:
Successfully Challenge Bullying


Esther Ranzen QuoteEsther Rantzen
"I recommend the national BIG AWARD to all schools and organisations.."

(Read Esther's
recommendations HERE)

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Vic Goddard, Principal, P...
When you face u...

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Claire Wood and Angie Coy...
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Julie Chadwick, Thornhill...
The BIG organis...

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Jonathan Charlesworth, Ex...
EACH fully supp...

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David James, Head of Engl...
The National Bu...

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