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Young people and Weapons

SSCT produced Click&Play for Operation Sceptre
Aimed at KS3, 4 and 5 This session is designed to give students a clear understanding of the legal consequences of carrying items such as catapults, BB guns and sharp, pointed objects in schools and public places. It provides a clear definition of what constitutes an offensive weapon and features videos from the Dorset Police and Crime Commissioner and Armed Response Unit.
Brave Space knife crime toolkit
This toolkit is designed for professionals to use with children and young people who are at risk of carrying or using a knife. It can be used by staff in Youth Offending Teams for young people on court orders or prevention programmes, and by youth workers, Early Help and other social care officers, teachers and school staff and staff in secure settings.

No Knives Better Lives (Scotland)

Aimed at KS2

Providing free education resources for KS2 (Playing it Safe), KS3 & KS4, as well as a section specifically for young people and parents to sign-post to and option to sign-up for the NKBL newsletter.



Aimed at KS3/4

Weapon attacks involving young people hit the headlines too frequently. Here we explore the wider social, physical and physiological effects of this type of criminality.


#Knifefree (Home Office/PSHE Ass)

Aimed at KS3, KS4

These free-to-download lessons will inform young people of the consequences of carrying a knife and inspire them to pursue positive alternatives, using real life stories of young people’s experiences as a basis. Accompanying teacher guidance will help you plan the lessons into your PSHE curriculum safely and effectively. The included PowerPoint slides for each lesson will help you to deliver engaging and effective lessons.