Information for School Governors

In this section you will find information for Governors in relation to the Act.


This statutory guidance for Principals and Boards of Governors of all grant-aided schools has been produced to support the implementation of the Addressing Bullying in Schools Act (NI) 2016. 

Introduction to the Addressing Bullying in Schools Act (NI) 2016 for Governors

The following 4 short programmes will introduce the Addressing Bullying in Schools Act to Governors.

It is essential Governors read the draft Guidance prior to watching the clips. There are additional supporting documents below which can be used during the session, used by a Governor focus group or given to Governors when reviewing the schools anti-bullying policy.

The session will take approximately 30 minutes and could be facilitated within a Governors meeting. Please complete the attendance record in the Supporting Documents section below, and return to

Last updated: 03/02/2020