AGS achieves the BIG Award

  • BIG Award Certificate
  • BIG Award Certificate

26 April 2017

The BIG AWARD is given for excellence in bullying intervention. It is offered to schools, services, groups or Local Authorities. 

Members work to meet the externally agreed criteria to be awarded.
The criteria are carefully managed to suit the needs of different organisations.

The Criteria

1)         A Bullying Intervention Focus Group

2)         A robust Anti Bullying Policy

3)         Regular Staff Training

4)         Involve parents and carers 

5)         Pupils' peer support or mentoring system

6)         Regular awareness raising activities

7)         Testimonial from a young person

8)         Recording and monitoring of bullying incidents

Achieving the BIG AWARD has enabled us to

  • Demonstrate that we are working to an externally agreed standard
  • Have consistent and embedded good practice
  • Fully include all children and young people
  • Tailor their bullying intervention work to suit their needs
  • Ensure that every child is enabled to fulfil their true educational potential, or enjoy their community activities, without fear of being bullied
  • Be rewarded for their achievements


 This award shows that our school takes bullying seriously enough to work towards accepted good practice. It gives parents and children/young people confidence in their approach to bullying. It will help improve attainment and wellbeing and will provide skills and knowledge to our staff

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