33 student Anti-Bullying Ambassadors sign up as volunteers as a fast-improving school supports anti-bullying week.

The inspirational The King Alfred School, an Academy, have dozens of Anti Bullying Ambassadors (ABA), wearing bridge badges across the school for students to talk to. Last month TKASA hosted a training day by the Princess Diana Awards to train up the ambassadors.

Now they have been conducting assemblies every day to talk about the scheme and encourage others to join. An amazing number of 33 more pupils have volunteered to continue this excellent project.

It was part of a week of exciting activities to encourage students to ‘Stand up, step in and speak out’.

Students also centred activities around the school’s ‘Diversitree’, with an ‘odd sock day’ giving the message ‘it’s OK to be different’ and students pinning up pledge balloons to show support.

A Student Film Club showed an LGBTQ film to years 9 and 10.

Principal Nathan Jenkins said: “It has been a brilliant week and our students have engaged so well with the activities. We are delighted to see so many caring students volunteering to become Anti-Bullying Ambassadors.”