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Anti-Bullying

Report Bullying NowWe are committed to providing a caring, friendly and safe environment for all our pupils. Bullying of any kind is anti-social, unacceptable and will not be tolerated at our school. If bullying does occur, all students should be able to report it and know that incidents will be dealt with promptly and in an appropriate manner.

 

How to report bullying

  • Complete our online Report Bullying form - Click on the Report Bullying Now button above
  • Email us at  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Complete a paper copy of our Report Bullying form and post it in the Beat Bullying post box in main reception or the library
  • Speak directly to your Head of Year or any other member of staff you feel comfortable talking to
  • Ask your parents to contact your Form Tutor or Head of Year

What is bullying?

  • It is deliberate, hurtful behaviour
  • It is repeated over a period of time
  • It is difficult for those being bullied to defend themselves
  • Those who bully have and exercise power inappropriately over others

Bullying can take many forms, but the main types are:

     
  • Emotional –name calling, offensive remarks, teasing, spreading rumours threats/intimidation, excluding, tormenting (hiding books, threatening gestures)
  • Physical – pushing, kicking, hitting, punching or any use of violence
  • Racist – racial taunts, graffiti, gestures
  • Cyber – all areas of the internet, such as email, instant messaging, social media. Threats made by mobile phone calls or texts. The misuse of cameras and video facilities.
  • Sexual – unwanted physical contact or sexually abusive comments
  • Homophobic – focusing on the issue of sexuality

Why is it important to report bullying?

  • Bullying hurts.
  • No-one deserves to be a victim of bullying.
  • Everyone has the right to be treated with respect.
  • All forms of bullying can be damaging to both the person being bullied and the person doing the bullying
  • Pupils who are bullying need to learn different ways of behaving.

 

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01205 366444