Covid-19 - Resources to support children’s wellbeing and education for schools, parents and carers

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Drugs: advice for schools

This guidance, produced jointly with the Association of Chief Police Officers (ACPO), is for:

  • school leaders
  • school staff
  • governing bodies
  • local authorities

It applies to:

  • local-authority-maintained schools
  • academies and free schools
  • pupil referral units
  • non-maintained special schools
  • independent schools
  • sixth-form colleges

It may also be useful for:

  • further education and community settings
  • parents
  • school nurses and other health professionals who help with drug issues
  • police and local agencies working with individual schools to prevent drug misuse among pupils

This guidance:

  • answers some of the most common questions raised by school staff about drugs
  • explains the relevant powers and duties schools have in relation to:
    • powers to search for and confiscate drugs
    • working with the police
    • working with parents
  • includes information to help and support pupils

Please click here to download the resource


  • Theme: PSHE
  • Type: Curriculum/Teaching
  • Cohort: Primary, Secondary
  • Audience: Teachers, Parents, Governors
  • Price: FREE
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Covid-19 - Resources

Firstly may we say THANK YOU to everyone who is working hard during this time to keep children and young people happy, learning, laughing, active and calm at this time of great uncertainty!

We are keen to share tools and resources as best we can, to support children’s wellbeing and education over this period of uncertainty. With this in mind, we have produced a range of advice and free resources for schools, as well as resources for parents/carers in your school.

These resources are updated every week so please check them on a regular basis.

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