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School body confidence workshops for 11-14s

Did you know that some young people do not reach their full potential due to hang-ups about their physical appearance? We want to help change this.

Our free workshops are designed to benefit both pupils and teachers:

Workshop material and photographs

We’ve teamed up with leading eating disorder charity BEAT to change the way young people see their bodies.

My pupils found this really useful, and, surprisingly, I feel better about myself too.

– PSHE teacher, Christ College, Brecon

This has helped me to focus on my strengths, rather than my weaknesses.

– Niral, aged 13

I think it has made me realise that I am a normal person who doesn’t need to be perfect.

– Ella, aged 11

Summary of content

Topics include:

  • the media, social media and advertising, and how they promote appearance ideals.

Students learn:

  • to develop respect for their own individuality and the diversity around them, gaining skills and confidence to be the best version of themselves;
  • strategies to promote and protect their body confidence, and commit to positive action to champion body confidence in themselves and others.

Apply for your school workshop

Find out more by downloading our resources for schools

Request a workshop

Please note: dependent on demand, training sessions and workshops may only be made available to teachers responsible for groups with 30+ pupils.

For any queries please contact Beat on 01603 753321 or

Choose either:

Free teacher training sessions We can run a 90-minute teacher training session for your staff, and possibly for staff in nearby schools as part of an INSET day. This will support you in getting the best out of these body confidence materials.
Free pupil workshops We will send a trained Facilitator to your school who can lead 45-60 minute workshops in up to 3 classes (i.e. 3 separate workshops on one day). Other options may be available for large year groups.

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