Meriden C of E Primary School, Fillongley Road, Meriden CV7 7LW
Tel: 01676 522488 Email: email@example.com
Headteacher: Mrs Lucy Winkler
Meriden C of E Primary School
Friends, Faith and Lifelong Learning
KiVa is an innovative school-
Prevention, intervention, and monitoring
KiVa is an evidence-
The main components of KiVa
KiVa includes both universal and indicated actions. The universal actions, such as the KiVa curriculum (student lessons and online games), are directed at all students and focus mainly on preventing bullying. The indicated actions are to be used when a bullying case has emerged. They are targeted specifically to the children and adolescents who have been involved in bullying as perpetrators or victims, as well as to several classmates who are challenged to support the victim; the aim is to put an end to bullying.
KiVa is based on decades of research on bullying and its mechanisms
KiVa was developed at the University of Turku in Finland, with funding from the Finnish Ministry of Education and Culture. Its developers are experts who have been studying the phenomenon of bullying and its mechanisms for decades. The team is led by PhD, Professor Christina Salmivalli and PhD, Special Researcher Elisa Poskiparta.
Strong evidence of effectiveness
There are numerous anti-
The effects of the KiVa anti-
KiVa is targeted at various age groups
KiVa has three units of which Unit 1 and Unit 2 are currently available outside the borders of Finland. Unit 1 is designed for children of 6–9 years of age. Unit 2 is suitable for children of 10–12 years of age. Unit 3 is meant to be used after the middle school/lower secondary school transition. Currently, Unit 3 is only available in Finland.
Material for teachers, students and parents
KiVa includes an extensive amount of material for teachers, students and parents including e.g. teachers’ manuals, videos, online games, KiVa student and staff surveys, posters, vests and parent’s guide. KiVa has several language versions available and more translations are underway. Contact us to find out if KiVa exists in your language.
KiVa is not meant to be a one-
To read the online parents’ guide follow this link:
In September 2015 Meriden proudly became a KiVa school…