Police in the classroom

Police officers can support teachers in delivering a range of topics in PSHE education lessons, such as drug education, road safety and raising awareness of online safety. 

Download the handbook Key principles poster
Police officer helping pupil in classroom
A handbook for police and PSHE teachers, co-authored by the National Police Chiefs Council (NPCC) and PSHE Association.
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Research and evidence

We have conducted and commissioned a range of research to give us an accurate picture of current practice regarding police staff working in schools.

Thames Valley Police

Lesson packs designed specifically for Thames Valley schools working with schools officers.

Lesson plans on crime-related issues

Teach about crime related topics safely and effectively. Learn more about our quality mark.

Explore resources by topic
  • Personal safety

    Make sure your PSHE education helps children and young people to stay safe – online and offline.
  • Community and responsibility

    Teach about the importance of community and people's responsibilities.
  • Bullying and discrimination

    We can help you to address bullying and discrimination through PSHE education as part of a whole school approach.
Explore resources by key stage
  • KS1-2

    Quality assured primary resources
  • KS3-4

    Quality assured secondary resources