Anti Bullying Workshops in Durham

We provide a wide range of anti-bullying workshops

Actionwork leading the way in creativity

Interactive creative workshops are an Actionwork speciality. With over 25-years experience we can offer you the ultimate creative workshop experience. Our creative workshops can be run with groups of 10 people to 400 people at a time. We are one of the only companies in the UK able to succesfully facilitate large group creative workshops.

What subjects does Actionwork cover?

Our creative workshop programme covers a wide range of issues and topics that include bullying, racism, homophobia, drug misuse, and relationships. For the latest updates follow us on Facebook

The Anti Bullying Works

  • Anti-Bullying Workshops

    Interactive Anti-Bullying Workshops creatively exploring the issues.

    Actionwork is the leading provider of anti-bullying workshops in the UK.

  • Teacher Training INSET sessions

    Anti-Bullying INSET for teachers and youth workers.

    Anti Bullying INSET. Leading on creativity, empowerment and education.

  • Durham

    Actionwork tours creative Anti Bullying Workshops all over Durham

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Durham

We tour all over Durham including:

Aislaby, Allensford, Annfield Plain, Archdeacon Newton,Auckland Park Aukside, Aycliffe Village, Barmpton, Barnard Castle, Barningham, Beamish, Beamish Open Air Museum, Bearpark, Beaumont Hill, Bedburn, Belmont, Benfieldside, Bildershaw, Billingham, Billy Row, Binchester, Bishop Auckland, Bishop Middleham, Bishopsgarth, Bishopton, Blackhall Colliery, Blackhall Rocks, Blackhill, Blackwell, Bolam, Boldron, Bournmoor, Bowbank, Bowburn, Bowes, Bowes Museum, Bowlees, Bradbury, Brafferton, Brancepeth, Brandon, Branksome, Bridge End, Bridgehill, Brierton, Brignall, Broom Hill, Broompark, Brotherlee, Browney, Burnhope, Burnopfield, Butterknowle, Butterwick, Byers Green Byker Hill, Blackfell ( Washington), Birtley, Blaydon, Carlbury, Carlton, Carrville, Cassop, Castle Eden, Castleside, Catchgate, Causey, Chester Moor, Chester-le-Street, Chilton, Chilton Lane, Cleatlam, Close House, Clough Dene, Coal Bank, Cockerton, Cockfield, Cold Hesledon, Collierley, Consett, Copley, Copthill, Cornforth, Cornriggs, Cornsay, Cornsay Colliery, Cotherstone, Coundon, Coundon Grange, Coundongate, Cowpen Bewley, Cowshill, Coxhoe, Craghead, Craigside, Crawleyside, Crimdon Park, Crook, Crookgate Bank, Crookhall, Croxdale, Cleadon, Daddry Shield, Dalton Piercy, Dalton-le-Dale, Darlington, Dawdon, Deaf Hill, Dean Bank, Delves Lane, Deneside, Dent Bank, Denton, Dipton, Dragonville, Durham, Durham University, Durham railway station, Durham Tees Valley Airport, Eaglescliffe, Easington, Easington Colliery, East Blackdene, East Briscoe, East Hedleyhope, East Kyo, East Law, East Stanley, Eastbourne, Eastgate, Ebchester, Eden Vale, Edmondsley, Edmundbyers, Egglesburn, Egglescliffe, Eggleston, Eldon, Eldon Lane, Elstob, Elton, Elwick, Embleton, Escomb, Esh, Esh Winning, Esperley Lane Ends, Etherley Dene, Ettersgill, Evenwood, Evenwood Gate, Fairfield, Faverdale, Ferryhill, Ferryhill Station, Finchale Priory, Fir Tree, Firth Moor, Fishburn, Fleming Field, Flint Hill, Forest-in-Teesdale, Foxton, Framwelgate, Framwellgate Moor, Frosterley, Fulwell, Gainford, Garmondsway, Gilesgate, Gilesgate Moor, Gilmonby, Grange Hill, Grange Villa, Grassholme, Great Burdon, Great Chilton, Great Lumley, Great Stainton, Greatham, Greencroft, Greenhill, Greta Bridge, Grindon, Hallgarth, Hamsterley (Bishop Auckland), Hamsterley (Consett), Hardwick, Harelaw, Harperley, Harrowgate Hill, Harrowgate Villa, Hart, Hart Station, Hartburn, Hartlepool, Hartlepool Abbey, Hartlepool railway station, Harwood, Haswell, Haswell Moor, Haswell Plough, Haughton-le-Skerne, Haverton Hill, Hawthorn, Headlam, Healeyfield, Hedley Hill, Heighington, Helmington Row, Hesledon, Hett, High Coniscliffe, High Dyke, High Etherley, High Forge, High Friarside, High Grange, High Haswell, High Hesledon, High Shincliffe, High Stoop, High Throston, High Urpeth, High Westwood, Hill End, Hill Top (Stanley), Hill Top (Teesdale), Hilton, Hobson, Holmside, Holwick, Horden, Horsleyhope, Houghall, Houghton Bank, Houghton-le-Side, Howden-le-Wear, Hummersknott, Hunderthwaite, Hunstanworth, Hunwick, Hurworth Place, Hurworth-on-Tees, Hury, Hutton Henry, Hutton Magna, Harton, Hedworth, Ingleton, Inkerman, Ireshopeburn, Iveston, Kelloe, Kepier, Killerby, Kimblesworth, Kinninvie, Kip Hill, Kirk Merrington, Knitsley, Laithkirk, Lambton, Lanchester, Lanehead, Langdon Beck, Langley Moor, Langley Park, Langton, Lartington, Leadgate, Leamside, Leasingthorne, Leeholme, Lingfield, Lintz, Lintzgarth, Little Newsham, Little Stainton, Little Thorpe, Littletown, Longnewton, Low Coniscliffe, Low Dinsdale, Low Etherley, Low Flatts, Low Walworth, Low Westwood, Lowes Barn, Ludworth, Lumley Thicks, Maiden Law, Mainsforth, Meadowfield, Medomsley, Merrybent, Metal Bridge, Mickleton, Middle Side, Middlestone, Middlestone Moor, Middleton (Hartlepool), Middleton-in-Teesdale, Middleton One Row, Middleton St George, Middridge, Moor End, Moorside, Mordon, Morley, Morton Tinmouth, Mount Pleasant (Spennymoor), Mount Pleasant (Stockton-on-Tees), Mowden, Muggleswick, Murton, Monkwearmouth, Neasham, Nettlesworth, Neville's Cross, New Brancepeth, New Coundon, New House, New Hunwick, New Kyo, Newbiggin (Lanchester), Newbiggin (Teesdale), Newfield (Bishop Auckland), Newfield (Chester-le-Street), Newton Aycliffe, Newton Bewley, Newton Hall, Newton Ketton, No Place, North Bitchburn, North Close, North End, Northlea, Norton, Oak Tree, Oakenshaw, Old Cassop, Old Durham, Old Eldon, Old Quarrington, Old Stillington, Old Wingate, Ornsby Hill, Ouston, Ovington, Owton Manor, Oxhill, Page Bank, Parkside, Pelton, Pelton Fell, Perkinsville, Peterlee, Phoenix Row, Pickering Nook, Piercebridge, Pittington, Pity Me, Plawsworth, Pontop Pike, Port Clarence, Portrack, Preston-le-Skerne, Preston-on-Tees, Quaking Houses, Quarrington Hill, Quebec, Rainton Gate, Ramshaw (Bishop Auckland), Ramshaw (Consett), Redmarshall, Redworth, Rift House, Rise Carr, River Wear, River Tees, Roddymoor, Romaldkirk, Rookhope, Roseworth, Royal Oak, Rushyford, Sacriston, Sadberge, St Helen Auckland, St John's Chapel, Satley, Scargill, School Aycliffe, Seaham, Seaton, Seaton Carew, Seaton Carew railway station, Sedgefield, Shadforth, Sheep Hill, Sheraton, Sherburn, Sherburn Hill, Shield Row, Shildon, Shincliffe, Shiney Row, Shotley Bridge, Shotton (Peterlee), Shotton (Sedgefield), Shotton Colliery, Skerne Park, Snaisgill, Sockburn, South Church, South Hetton, South Moor, South Pelaw, South Side, South Stanley, South Wingate, Spennymoor, Staindrop, Stainton, Stainton Grove, Stanhope, Stanhope and Tyne Railway, Stanley, Stanley Crook, Startforth, Station Town, Stillington, Stockton-on-Tees, Stockton and Darlington Railway, Stony Heap, Summerhouse, Sunderland Bridge, Sunniside, Sunny Brow, Tan Hills, Tanfield, Tantobie, The Dene, The Grove, The Headland, The Middles, The Slack, Thinford, Thornley (Durham), Thornley (Weardale), Thorpe Larches, Thorpe Thewles, Thringarth, Tindale Crescent, Todhills, Toft Hill, Toronto, Tow Law, Town Kelloe, Townfield, Trimdon, Trimdon Colliery, Trimdon Grange, Tudhoe, Tudhoe Grange, Tursdale, Urlay Nook, Urpeth, Ushaw Moor, Ushaw College, Wackerfield, Waldridge, Wall Nook, Walworth, Walworth Gate, Waskerley, Waterhouses, Weardale, Weardale Railway, Wearhead, West Auckland, West Blackdene, West Cornforth, West Kyo, West Lea, West Park (Darlington), West Park (Hartlepool), West Pasture, West Pelton, West Rainton, West View, Western Hill, Westerton, Westgate, Westwick, Wheatley Hill, Whinfield, White-le-Head, Whitton, Whitworth, County Durham, Whorlton, Willington, Wingate, Winston, Witton Gilbert, Witton Park, Witton-le-Wear, Wolsingham, Wolviston, Woodham, Woodland, Woodside, Wycliffe and Wreckenton. We tour to many other places in the area too. If your town or village is not listed please contact us on 01934 815163 to check when we are available to visit you. We look forward to your call. You can also visit our Contact page for a list of email addresses.

Actionwork tours all over the UK. Specialist creative workshops, anti-bullying workshops, INSET, training for anti-bullying week, programmes for anti-bullying month and other specialist anti-bullying programmes througout the year. Creative Anti Bullying training works, is fun and educational.

Actionwork is a member of the Anti-Bullying Alliance and has undertaken research and made films for the Anti-Bullying Alliance. In addition Actionwork has made anti-bullying films for the Department of Education and many schools around the country. Actionwork is the leading theatre-in-education and social theatre provider for dealing with issues of bullying in the UK. In addition Actionwork is the winner of the Anti Bullying Flame Award.

Our action based creative anti-bullying workshops demonstrate that anti-bullying works when action is taken.The Actionwork method of dealing with bullying is about creative action. It is about doing as opposed to thinking about, listening to or being told to do something, and allowing people to see ideas in action, performing topics from many different angles and expressing them in many different ways. Creative action allows us to share, to guide, and experience, in real time and unreal time, in safety and in partnership. We can see ourselves here and imagine ourselves there; we can see ourselves in others and imagine how they see us. Creative action methods are flexible and can be used with all kinds of groups and with all kinds of abilities including different age groups and mixed ability groups.

 

Anti Bullying Roadshow

The Anti-Bullying Roadshow links in with the theme for anti-bullying week and is playful, positive and powerful. It is an excellent educational programme full of surprises; fun, energised, creative, educational and includes music, song, dance, performance, interactivity, a competition, anti-bullying strategies, cyberbullying, e-safety and a whole lot more. The Roadshow lasts an hour and can be performed to large groups if required (eg a whole year group at a time). Details about the roadshow can be found here. Schools can have a maximum of four roadshows in a day. We have two versions of the roadshow, one for primary schools and one for secondary schools and colleges. We also have an anti-bullying puppet show for reception and year one classes.

Actionwork Free Anti Bullying Resources

Defining bullying: Find Definitions of Bullying Here
Cyberbullying and bullying and special needs: Free handbook download
Free resources on the Anti Bullying Week site: Anti-Bullying Week
Bullying and the law: Details can be found here
Resources from Childnet International
NSPCC study on sexting can be found here
OFSTED guidance for schools can be found here
A guide to youth participation
 

Quotes on Creativity

Creative Practitioners:

Leading creative practitioners such as Richard Schechner, Augusto Boal, Paulo Freire, Steven Reisner, Sue Jennings, Ken Robinson and many others discuss how theatre and creativity can transform problematic human interactions into positive, connected and empowering experiences.

Quote by Augusto Boal:

Theatre is the capacity possessed by humans to observe themselves in action, of seeing themselves in the act of seeing, of thinking their emotions and of being moved by their thoughts. They can see themselves here and imagine themselves there; they can see themselves today and imagine themselves tomorrow.

Patricia Sternberg

Dealing creatively with bullying

Remember that it is not conflict that presents problems, but how we deal with conflicts that is important.

Booking a workshop

Actionwork runs creative workshops on a wide range of issues and subjects

Our workshops can generally be booked throughout the year. We can visit you for a day, a week or even longer depending on your requirements. We will visit anywhere in the UK and abroad. To book a workshop or training programme please contact us by phone or e-mail with your requirements. We will discuss your programme with you and look at possible dates.

 

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