Our Mission

Our vision is for young people to enter adulthood having a healthy relationship with alcohol. We engage pupils before they begin drinking, help them build resilience skills, know how to avoid risky situations and learn how to look after themselves and each other. The average age of a first whole drink in the UK is age 13 - far too young, and usually at home.

AET programmeThe Programme

School is the one place where we can reach almost every child across the UK. We help schools deliver effective alcohol education to 11 – 18 year olds, provide teacher training as well as an outreach to parents... Read more


Where our programme was in place, just 8% of pupils took up drinking over the 18 months from year 8 to the end of year 9 compared to 20% following other programmes... Read more

Latest News

Our Talk About Alcohol programme is selected as one of the UK's top 50 most effective programmes (Click to read more)

We are thrilled that the talkaboutalcohol programme has been selected by The Early Intervention Foundation as one of the top 50 most effective programmes across all disciplines and is featured in its new ebook which you can view via http://guidebook.eif.soapboxserver.co.uk/ The book was launched on the 21st July by Graham Allen MP, for more information email info@alcoholeducationtrust.org

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Teachers Area

Make PSHE and science lessons on alcohol informative and engaging.We provide evaluated, evidence based, imaginative teachers' newsletterandadaptable resources, films,worksheets and lesson plans for KS3-5.

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Parents Area

Many parents feel lost and confused when talking to their children about alcohol. How can you help them deal with peer pressure and stay safe? What UK laws exist relating toyoung people and alcohol. To find out more, click here

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