Welcome to Peaceful Schools UK

We help schools to be peaceful learning environments

Free downloads for schools

We have produced several papers, booklets and guidance as free downloads to help you make your school more peaceful!


William Penn Primary School in West Sussex getting their Peaceful Project Award for implementing Restorative Practice in their school!

We can provide Peaceful Schools trainers and/or speakers for your school INSET, schools cluster events and conferences: anna@peacefulschools.org.uk

International Peace Day

is on 21 September - every year!

John the Peaceful Schools Movement Facebook Group

Our new book:

How to be a Peaceful School - Practical Ideas, Stories and Inspiration published by Jessica Kingsley Publishers (JKP) is available now. Buy through JKP and you can get 10% off, by using the discount code: Y18

Peaceful Project Award

1st November, 2018
Alexandra Park Junior School (Oldham) has received a Peaceful Project Award.
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Hillcrest Shifnal school gets award

13th March, 2018
Hillcrest Shifnal school in Shropshire received a Peaceful Project Award for their PPOD = Peaceful Place of De-escalation!
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Mindfulness Conference, on Saturday 16 June in London

5th March, 2018
The Future Of Mindfulness & Education with Jon Kabat-Zinn by Mindfulness in Schools
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Surrey school gets award!

23rd November, 2017
Loosely Fields Primary Schools achieved a Peaceful Project award which was presented to the Headteacher on 23 November 2017.
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Teaching Mindfulness in Schools

7th November, 2016
New resource booklet just published by Speechmark. A great new resource written by Penny Moon, of a Quiet Place. Thoroughly reco…
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Welsh School Gets Peace Award

6th October, 2016
Gungrog Church in Wales Nursery and Infant School (in Welshpool, Powys) has been awarded a Peaceful Project Award.
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Peace Orchard for Coventry

29th September, 2016
Rhys Davies, Head of Humanities/Peace & Justice Co-ordinator at Cardinal Newman Catholic School in Coventry writes: As part of…
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Conference success!

20th July, 2016
Our 'Learning Through Peace' Conference took place at Friends House, Euston Road, London on 24 June 2016, the day after the EU r…
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Another Beacon primary!

20th July, 2016
Rubel Uddin teacher at Argyle Primary School, Camden, London being presented with a Beacon Peaceful School certificate.
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Peacemakers award for Rhys Davies

19th July, 2016
Our second Peacemakers award for an individual in a secondary school! Well deserved.
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Hurrah! Our first Beacon Peaceful Secondary School!

19th July, 2016
On 15 July 2016, Cardinal Newman Secondary School in Coventry received their Beacon Peaceful School award and certificate.
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Time to give peace education a chance in schools

7th March, 2016
Concern over No 10’s ‘military ethos in schools’ initiative is prompting charities to press the government over its commitment t…
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Blackheath Primary School, Blackheath, West Midlands, B65 9NF Friday 27 November 2015

30th November, 2015
Chair of the Peaceful Schools Strategy Group, presents the Beacon Peaceful Schools Certificate to two pupils at Blackheath Prima…
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Peaceful Sculpture in Central College (F.E.), in Beeston, Nottingham

29th April, 2015
On 29 April 2015 the students had a grand launch of the peace sculpture they had made and for which they had received a Peaceful…
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Second Peacemaker Award!

20th April, 2015
On 20 April 2015, Anna Lubelska presented Lesley Wasley with a Peacemaker award. Lesley is an HLTA at St Edburg's Church of Engl…
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St Edburg's Church of England Primary in Bicester

1st April, 2015
In April 2015, Margaret Kunzer (Head Teacher) and Julie Cordingley (HLTA and art teacher) at St Edburg's Church of England Prima…
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Carswell Community Primary School

27th February, 2015
Became a Beacon Peaceful School officially on 27 February 2015. The school is in Abingdon, Oxfordshire. One third of the pupils …
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St Andrew’s Catholic Primary School, Polworth Road, Streatham in the London Borough of Lambeth

13th February, 2015
Awarded Beacon Peaceful School status in December 2014! This is a large, voluntary-aided Roman Catholic primary school with a d…
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The Downley School, Downley Village, High Wycombe in Buckinghamshire

19th December, 2014
Sue Webb, the Head Teacher, was presented with the Beacon Peaceful School Certificate during the whole school, end of term assem…
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First Peacemaker Award!

18th December, 2014
On 18 December 2014, Mrs Helen Floyd, the School Chaplain at Oaklands Catholic School and Sixth Form College in Waterlooville, H…
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Barnsbury Primary School, Woking, Surrey

15th December, 2014
This is an ‘Outstanding Values-based Education’ school, which has jumped wholeheartedly onboard with the Peaceful Schools Moveme…
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Raddlebarn Primary School in Birmingham

1st September, 2014
In September 2014, Raddlebarn Primary School in Birmingham, received a Peaceful Schools Project award. Sara Hagel, Director of …
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Woodheys Primary School in Sale, Cheshire - the first ever Beacon Peaceful School!

30th June, 2014
This is a peace-filled and peace-radiating, state primary school. The inspirational Head Teacher, Laura Daniels, was presented …
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Peaceful Projects in Schools in Birmingham

1st June, 2014
In the summer term of 2014, Fairway Primary Academy in Kings Norton, Birmingham was the first ever school to be presented with a…
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Our 2012 conference on Peaceful Schools

16th November, 2012
Dr Neil Hawkes, International Consultant for Values-based Education and Leadership, one of the keynote speakers at the 2012 Peac…
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