Coronation Kindness Campaign

Act Against Bullying, a UK anti bullying charity has launched a new campaign aimed at reducing bullying and promoting kindness among young people to coincide with The Coronation.

The AAB Coronation Kindness Campaign is suggesting schools and communities crown their kindest students in an initiative to reward compassion and empathy in the classroom.

According to recent studies, bullying remains a pervasive problem in schools and communities across the country. Many young people report experiencing bullying or witnessing bullying behaviours, which can have lasting negative effects on their mental health and well-being. The Coronation Kindness Campaign aims to address this problem by promoting kindness, empathy, and respect as essential values for building healthy and supportive communities in the UK.

As part of the campaign, AAB is offering a range of initiatives and resources designed to help schools and communities promote kindness and reduce bullying.

“We believe that kindness and empathy are essential values for building healthy and supportive communities,” says Louise Burfitt-Dons, founder of Act Against Bullying “Through the Coronation Kindness Campaign, we hope to empower young people to make a positive difference in the world by promoting kindness and reducing bullying. We invite schools, educators, parents, and community members to join us in this important effort.”

Three ways to get involved.

Download our kindness resources

Run a school iniative to reward kindness

Crown your kind students



Kindness and Act Against Bullying

The charity has inspired events, debates, and discussions about the power of empathy and compassion not just in schools but in organisations and civil society. For example, the Kindival Festival at the Chelsea College of Art in 2009. On 10 November 2011, we organised a public conference with the Big Society Network at Somerset House to debate the level of kindness in the City.

Act Against Bullying continues to invite discussion about how the role of kindness in society has changed.

Scientists continue to explore the benefits of the act of kindness on individuals and society. AAB continues to promote its importance in countering bullying. 

About the Coronation

The coronation of King Charles is scheduled to take place in May 6, marking a historic moment for the United Kingdom. As the eldest son of Queen Elizabeth II, Charles has been waiting for this moment for many years, and it will be a significant milestone in his life.

Preparations for the coronation have been underway for several months, with the government and various organizations working to ensure that the event goes smoothly. The ceremony itself will take place at Westminster Abbey, the traditional location for British coronations. It will be a grand affair, with many dignitaries and representatives from around the world in attendance.

The coronation will involve a range of symbolic and religious elements, many of which have been part of British coronations for centuries. The new king will be anointed with holy oil, presented with a ceremonial sword, and given a ring to signify his commitment to his people. He will also be presented with the Royal Sceptre and the Rod of Equity and Mercy, representing his role as both a ruler and a protector.

One of the highlights of the coronation will be the crowning of the new king. The Crown Jewels will be brought out for the occasion, and Charles will be crowned with the St. Edward’s Crown, which is made of gold and set with precious stones. The crown has been used for British coronations since the 13th century and is a symbol of the continuity and tradition of the monarchy.

After the crowning, King Charles will make his first public address as monarch. This will be an important moment for him to set out his vision for his reign and to offer reassurance and inspiration to his people.

Overall, the coronation of King Charles will be a significant event in British history. It will mark the start of a new chapter for the monarchy and provide an opportunity for the nation to come together to celebrate this momentous occasion.

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We’ve made quite a splash with our campaigns. But with your help, we can continue to change social attitudes on bullying and abuse wherever it occurs.

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