peer pressure

Tips for identifying and standing up to peer pressure at school 

Free online learning about peer pressure for kids 

Recommended for primary school grades 4-6. Maximum 50 students per session. 

Students will learn...

  • the difference between positive and negative peer pressure
  • what is peer pressure
  • peer pressure management strategies
  • peer refusal skills
  • assertive language

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curriculum alignment & evidence base

All our topics and sessions are aligned to the Australian Schools Curriculum and based on the latest in psychoeducational research, presented by Kids Helpline counsellors.
If you require more information please contact us.


what happens on the day

Our counsellors personalise the session based on the needs of your class.
Here is an example of how a session may run.


Introduction (5 mins):

  • Interactive ice-breaker
  • Brief summary of Kids Helpline

Presentation (30 mins)

  • Presentation of key content in your chosen topic/session, including coping strategies & support options
  • Interactive learning activities (group work, video watching, games, role playing, etc.)
  • Practical application of key strategies
  • Movement/interactive breaks included as needed

Conclusion (5-10 mins)

  • Summary of session
  • Group reflection
  • Questions & answers

resources you may also like

Created by Kids Helpline counsellors for teachers and students

for grades 4-6
'PASS' on peer pressure
Detailed student infosheet of 4 key peer refusal skills including examples.
PASS on peer pressure info sheet
For all primary school grades
5 fingers of support worksheet
Interactive worksheet to help students consider who in their community can support them.
5 fingers of support poster thumbnail

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