We believe that all bullying is unacceptable. Bullying is repeated or persistent and can be in the following forms:
Damaging personal property
Invading an individual’s personal space
Name calling, due to an individual’s characteristics/appearance or because of their ethnic origin, disability, sexuality, religion, nationality, colour or accent.
The use of derogatory gender-related language
The use of derogatory comments about an individual’s family
Verbal bullying can be direct or indirect e.g. note passing, text messaging, emails etc.
Exclusion from social groups
Abuse of power
Discrimination due to appearance, ethnic origin, disability, sexuality, religion, nationality, colour or accent
Cyberbullying through social network sites
Colluding with bullying or being a bystander whilst bullying is taking place
How can we keep our school a safe and happy school?
- Show consideration
- Share with others
- Make people feel welcome
- Comfort people
- Support each other
- Don’t make people feel alone
- Remove people from situations that are upsetting them
- Be responsible for your own actions
- Give friendship tokens – SMILE!
- Tell someone if you’re feeling unhappy
- Respect each other
- Include people
- Make a new friend every day
- Be friendly