Every school must have measures in place to
prevent all forms of bullying. This may be in the form of a school
behavioural policy, which must be made publically accessible to
pupils and parents/carers, probably through the school website.
If you are concerned about the way your
child's school has responded to a recent bullying incident,
Partnership Service can provide you with information and
advice. Their Anti-Bullying
Factsheet (PDF 339 KB)provides advice on what schools should do
to protect your child.
If you would like to review the Department for
Education guidance in full, please visit their
website (External Website).
It is important that you know how to keep your child or young
person safe when using the internet and that you chat to them and
teach them how to stay safe when using the internet.
- Cyber Mentors (External
Website) is all about young people helping and supporting
each other online. If you're being bullied, or are feeling a bit
low and you're not sure what to do or who to talk to, then Cyber
Mentors is where you can go for help. It doesn't matter how
big or small you think the problem is Cyber Mentors are here to
listen and support you. The best thing about it is that Cyber
Mentors are young people too.
- The Child Exploitation and Online
Protection Centre’s (External Website) website provides
information on how to stay safe online, including a link to enable
parents and young people to make reports of actual or attempted
- The Think U Know (External Website)
website was has sections for children, young people, parents/carers
and teachers to learn how to use the internet in a safe way and
know who to talk to if you are worried.
Internet Safety Factsheet (PDF 284 KB) provides a useful
checklist for parents/carers to use when keeping children safe
online, as well as more links to external bullying websites.
Discriminatory for example race, disability,
Kidscape has information and advice on
bullying (External Website) and homophobic
bullying (External Website).
Family Lives (External Website) has information and advice on
how to support you child with bullying if they have a