Bullying and Anti-Bullying

Bullying and Anti-Bullying

This information has been taken form the NSPCC website:
Bullying is behaviour that hurts someone else. It includes name calling, hitting, pushing, spreading rumours, threatening or undermining someone.
It can happen anywhere – at school, at home or online. It is usually repeated over a long period of time and can hurt a child both physically and emotionally.

Types of bullying
Bullying can take different forms. It could include:
• Physical bullying: hitting, slapping or pushing someone
• Verbal bullying: name calling, gossiping or threatening someone
• Non-verbal abuse: hand signs or text messages
• Emotional abuse: threatening, intimidating or humiliating someone
• Exclusion: ignoring or isolating someone
• Undermining, constant criticism or spreading rumours
• Controlling or manipulating someone
• Making silent, hoax or abusing calls
• Racial, sexual or homophobic bullying
• Bullying someone because they have a disability

You can access Stoborough School’s various policies on Behaviour, Anti-bullying and various ESafety policies on the school website as follows:
Homepage About Our Policies

If you have any concerns regarding the well-being and safety of any pupil or young person, please do contact the Headteacher and Designated Safeguarding Lead:
Call: 01929 552974
Email: d.heritage@stoborough.dorset.sch.uk

If you are worried about a child and want to speak to one of the NSPCC helpline counsellors NSPCC: Call 0808 800 5000

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