Helping Hands (Ages 9-11 at KS2)

Child exploitation & abuse, online safety, domestic abuse
  • that sometimes people behave differently online (e.g. pretend to be someone they are not) and how data can be shared and used online.
  • how to keep safe online and recognise risks and harmful content and how to report them.
  • about the importance of privacy for both children and adults; and how some secrets can be unsafe to keep.
  • that each person’s body belongs to them, the differences between appropriate and inappropriate or unsafe contact and recognise feelings of being unsafe.
  • how to report concerns or abuse and get advice.


The programme uses well researched drama with relevant, engaging content to bring the issues to life to introduce or consolidate learning on the issue.


These are discussion based and interactive providing opportunity for students to share opinions, develop their learning and know where to get support.


Lesson plans and interactive resources to use on a range of PSHE topics to support your curriculum and prepare and follow up the Loudmouth visit.


Updates on PSHE with regular tips, ideas and advice on learning objectives. Loudmouth can also support with staff training and consultancy on PSHE.

Gentle & appropriate theatre in education programme on staying safe.

This programme helps children to stay safe in their relationships with others both on and off line.

Safe and sensitively run drama and workshop.

The programme uses age appropriate drama and discussion workshops to support children in learning about safe contact with others. Using the NSPCC’s PANTS rule as the central theme the Safe Team teaches the children about safe and unsafe secrets and body contact as well as recognising the feelings that may occur when you feel unsafe. The programme explores difficult topics such as domestic abuse and child sexual abuse and exploitation in a safe and gentle way.



92% could correctly name at least 4 parts of NSPCC’s PANTS rule after taking part in the programme.


99% thought the programme helps children to stay safe.


72% said they would act differently as a result of the programme.


100% of staff would recommend the programme to other schools.

Proven increase of young people’s confidence and skills around staying safe in relationships.

Evaluation has shown that this programme has increased children’s knowledge of where to go for support and raised their confidence of reporting concerns and abuse. After the session the children have an increased understanding of what makes a safe and healthy relationship and knowledge of the PANTS rule.