Creating kinder classrooms

Empowering children through kindness


At the School of Kindness, we believe that kind is the most important thing a child can be. We believe kindness exists inside all of us – sometimes we just need to unlock it. We help to create a culture of kindness in classrooms and work with thousands of children every year. We offer free Kindness Workshops, resources and lessons plans, and provide small grants via our Kindness Fund.

We are part of the 52 Lives charity. Our aim is to empower children by helping them realise that the little choices they make every day have the power to change lives and change the world, while also improving their own physical and mental health.

Browse our website or download our Ways to Get Involved sheet to find out more


We run Kindness Workshops in primary schools all over the UK. Our Workshops aim to spread kindness and empower children by helping them to realise that the little choices they make every day have the power to change people’s lives, and improve their own physical and mental health at the same time. 

“You cannot teach a person anything, you can only help them find it within themself.”~ Galileo

“i Have been teaching for 17 years and I can honestly say that the impact your visit has had on us has been far more than anything I have experienced before”

Tony Wheat

West Pennard School


Pick a Project is the place where kind schools who want to help, can find those in need of help. If you’re looking for a worthwhile cause to fundraise for, or if you’re a school (or an organisation) in need of essential items to improve the well-being of the children you work with, visit Pick and Project and get involved now. 


Our Lesson Plans and Activities teach children about the importance of kindness, the science of kindness and the impact it has on our physical and mental health. They are designed by teachers, for teachers, and support many of the aims and objectives of the PSHE curriculum for relationships and health education in primary schools. They are all downloadable free of charge.


The school putting kindness at its heart…

The school putting kindness at its heart…

In the latest issue of TES magazine, Coldfall Primary School shares how they have built a behaviour policy based on kindness. "A happy child doesn’t bully other children, so we want to know what is going on. This allows us to support both the pupil being bullied and...

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New Donna Ashworth Lesson!

New Donna Ashworth Lesson!

With World Poetry Day coming up (21st March), we couldn't think of a better time to release our brand new lesson plan! It is based on our favourite poem by bestselling author and poet, Donna Ashworth - called 'You'. It is about the impact each one of us has on the...

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An honour from the King

An honour from the King

Founder and CEO of 52 Lives (the charity behind the School of Kindness) has been awarded a British Empire Medal for services to charity. Congratulations Jaime!

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PO Box 3154
Reading, RG1 9AT


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