Here you will find Q&A and useful resources to help protect your pupils from the influence of extremism under the Prevent duty.

Questions & Answers

Prevent Mythbuster

A mythbuster to explain the facts behind some common misconceptions about Prevent

The FREE initiative

The first pan-European resource to offer practical guidance on countering far-right extremism across Europe.

UNICEF – Rights Respecting Schools Award (RRSA)

A wide range of resources to support teachers with educating young people about their rights and global citizenship.

Prevent toolkit for schools

A step-by-step guide on how to implement the Prevent duty in your school from the London borough of Ealing.

School leaders: Safeguarding against extremism

What are my responsibilities under the Prevent duty? Who do I contact if I have a concern?

Teachers: Helping to build resilience against extremist views

How is extremism relevant to me? Who is vulnerable? What are the warning signs?

Prevent duty: in further education

Statutory advice for further education institutions on preventing young people from being drawn into terrorism.

Antisemitism in Educational Settings

Suggestions and guidance on how to engage with antisemitism in the classroom, including ways to talk about the Israel-Palestine conflict.

Rules of War

Resources to help teach the principles of neutrality, impartiality and humanitarianism that underpin International Humanitarian Law.

Stop extremist content spreading online

Anonymously report any online material promoting terrorism.

Educate Against Hate poster

Download, print and display our poster to show your fight against extremism.  

DfE Prevent duty guidance

Non-statutory guidance for schools and childcare providers on preventing children and young people from being drawn into terrorism.

Keeping children safe in education

Statutory guidance for schools and colleges to help them carry out their duties to safeguard and promote the welfare of children.


Since 9/11

Key stage 4 resources to teach tolerance and respect for all faiths and religions through exploring the events, causes and consequences of 9/11.

Advice to schools on hosting speakers

Advice for schools on making sure that invited speakers are suitable, during and out of school hours.

Prevent duty: good practice

Advice on Prevent duty good practice for schools. This complements the statutory guidance on the duty.

Citizenship Foundation

A detailed, downloadable teaching unit from the Citizenship Foundation to help develop students' skills in thinking and talking about moral issues.

Westminster Prevent

Resources from the Westminster Prevent team to help schools meet the legal requirements of their Prevent duty and other safeguarding legislation.

Hammersmith & Fulham Prevent

Prevent-related lesson plans, PowerPoint presentations and other learning resources specific to each key stage.


Run by the Metropolitan Police, the SAFE campaign provides information about terrorism and violent extremism.

Working together to safeguard children

Statutory guidance for local authorities and agencies working together to safeguard and promote the welfare of children in their care.


Radicalisation in social media

A guide for schools on how terrorist groups use social media to encourage travel to Syria and Iraq.


Prevent duty: statutory guidance

Statutory guidance for schools and childcare providers on preventing children and young people from being drawn into terrorism.

Channel Guidance

Channel identifies and provides support to individuals who are at risk of being drawn into terrorism.