Here you can find a range of resources related to our campaign, and the wider issue of police in schools.

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Huck | We must keep up the fight to remove all police from schools

The Canary | An officer assaulted an autistic boy. It’s time to get police out of schools

The Canary | Police in UK schools will only serve to criminalise vulnerable pupils

The Guardian | Having police in schools is emblematic of a society headed in the wrong direction

Ceasefire | Dear Sadiq Khan, the last thing British schools need is more police

The Guardian | Campaign to oust police from schools in Greater Manchester gathers pace

Why Do We Want 'No Police in Schools'?

In this video, we share some of the reasons why we are demanding 'no police in schools'.

Decriminalise the Classroom

A Community Response to Police in Greater Manchester's Schools

Decriminalise the Classroom: Executive summaries

Accessible and translated executive summaries

Letter/Email Template for Parents/Guardians

The Independent | Police should not be the ones tackling youth violence in schools

The Guardian | Why the police have no place in schools

The Justice Gap | Police presence in schools harms students and ‘exacerbates inequalities’

The Meteor | Manchester teachers union slams Burnham for putting more police in schools

The Surviving Society Podcast | Racism & police in schools

No Police in Schools – an Educator’s Perspective

Schools Week | Are police officers in schools a force for good?

The Conversation | Police in schools: Black Lives Matter protests raise urgent concerns

TES | Police presence at school 'criminalises BME students'

Vice | The Fight to Stop Police Being Stationed in British Schools

Morning Star | Met taken to court over officers in schools

Ceasefire | Youth Violence: Britain’s schools need greater support and investment, not more policing

Metro | More police in UK schools would ‘unfairly impact students of colour’

ACLU | Bullies In Blue

Runnymede Trust | Race and Racism in English Secondary Schools

Edge Hill | On the school beat: police officers based in English schools

Our communication with Mayor Andy Burnham

We have had an ongoing dialogue with Mayor Andy Burnham, read more here.

Write to your MP (template)

Write a letter to your MP raising concerns about the presence of police in schools.


Put these posters up in your school or workplace.

NEU Motion Template for Teachers

Use this template to pass a motion against police in your schools, and get in touch if you would like further advice from our NEU campaign members.