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Posts Tagged ‘anti-bullying’

Words of Wisdom from Winnie the Pooh

Did you know that today is National Winnie the Pooh Day? The celebration is held annually on 18th January, the date of Winne the Pooh writer A.A. Milne’s birth in 1884. We hope you remembered honey on your toast this morning! To honour the date, we’ve compiled some of our favourite Winnie the Pooh quotes…

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Power For Good – Anti-Bullying week 2016

Anti-Bullying Week  takes place from the 14th to the 18th of November and this year’s theme is Power for Good. The week is coordinated by the Anti Bullying Alliance, who state the key aims of the week are: To support children and young people to use their Power for Good – by understanding the ways in…

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Mother calls for action on cyberbullying

The mother of a  teenager who took his own life, after being bullied online, has written an open letter published in the Worcester News calling on people to do more to help anyone being bullied and prevent the further tragic loss of life. Mrs Alexander begins the letter by saying “I write this letter not for…

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Advice on Bullying

The National Deaf Children’s Society (NDCS) have produced a guide to support primary and secondary schools in adapting their existing arrangements for preventing bullying and handling bullying incidents in order to meet the needs of deaf pupils. The free guide Bulling and deaf children: A guide for primary and secondary schools (2014) is available here and includes sections…

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Bullying and online safety

An interview with a child psychologist, Dr Laura Van Schaick-Harman, conducted by nobullying.com, highlights the importance of online safety for children and young people in todays world.  The role of teachers and parents in educating children about e-Safety is also discussed in the interview. Dr Van Schaick-Harman said “I think parents can be better informed” and “I think that…

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Preventing bullying

Updated guidance from the Department of Education Preventing and tackling bullying  provides advice for headteachers, staff and governing bodies. It outlines: the government’s approach to bullying legal obligations and the powers schools have to tackle bullying the principles which underpin the most effective anti-bullying strategies in schools. The guidance gives definitions of bullying and cyberbullying and…

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Cyberbullying guidance

The Anti-bullying alliance has released guidance for teachers and other professionals on Cyberbullying and children and young people with SEN and disabilities. The guidance has been developed following qualitative research with children and young people with disabilities, learning difficulties, mental health issues, emotional and /or behavioural difficulties. The research findings included:  young people reported that they had been…

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Preventing and tackling bullying

Have you seen the governments document Preventing and tackling bullying ? This document provides advice for headteachers, staff and governing bodies on preventing and responding to bullying as part of their overall behaviour policy. The document includes responsibilities under English law, definitions of different types of bullying and what actions schools should take. There is also…

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