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

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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

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.