We all know that bullying goes on in and out of school, and parents, carers, teachers and other professionals have a duty to take action is they suspect or discover that child(ren) are being bullied.
- People calling you names
- Making things up to get you into trouble
- Hitting, pinching, biting, pushing and shoving
- Taking things away from you
- Damaging your belongings
- Stealing your money
- Taking your friends away from you
- Spreading rumours
- Threats and intimidation
- Making silent or abusive phone calls
- Bullies can also frighten you so that you don’t want to go to school, so that you pretend to be ill to avoid them
Are you being bullied?
Do you know someone who is being bullied?
Talk to your parent or adult in your family;
Talk to a Teacher, adult family friend or neighbour;
Get Advice e.g.
- Safety Net
- Bullying UK
- Kidscape – provides useful information to help you combat bullying and
- Beatbullying – works with children and young people across the UK to provide them with all important opportunities to make positive and lasting changes to their lives and outlook.
- LGBT Youth – can help support lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender young people. You can get in touch in a number of ways if you have a question, need advice or support, or are just looking for someone to talk to.
- Anti-Bullying Alliance
- Act Against Bullying