Primary Playground Buddies Toolkit



  • All ages (4-18)
  • Primary (4-11)

This invaluable toolkit contains everything needed to set up a playground buddy scheme in primary school, thus contributing towards building a safer, more inclusive and happier school. It includes a 10-step guide to setting up the scheme, and plans for assemblies, lessons and training sessions. Covers: • Preparation • Organising games for circles and playtimes • Understanding feelings • Listening buddies • Developing empathy • Approaching other children • Problem solving • Dealing with bullying • Boundaries, systems and structures. The toolkit contains resource sheets that include drama and role-play activities, stories, sample letters, ground rules, a reward chart, quiz, guided visualisation and certificate of achievement. 102 pages Age: 5-11 "I think the buddy scheme has definitely contributed to the fact that there are less incidents in the playground and the buddies say that there is less fighting." Gaynor Stubbs, Deputy Headteacher, Armitage Primary School "The best thing about being a buddy is that when you help someone it makes you feel happy." Ka Yan Yiu, aged 9, Ashbury Meadow Primary School

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