Bullying is not acceptable in our schools. Information is provided here about bullying, signs to look for and what to do if your child is being bullied.
The Council promotes positive relationships. We do not tolerate any form of bullying or prejudice-based bullying within our establishments.
We consider certain types of behaviour as bullying. Bullying behaviour includes:
Your child will show signs if they are being bullied. You child may:
If your child tells you they are being bullied then your response is very important. Please do not panic and keep an open mind.
You must listen to what they say. Try to find out what has happened, where it happened and when, who was involved and what type of bullying they experienced. Ask your child what they would like to happen and agree a way forward.
Talk to your child if you have any concerns. If they do not wish to talk to you then encourage them to speak to another adult, e.g. teacher.
You can speak to your child's Headteacher if the bullying is at school.