Bullying affects everyone at some point in their lives. It may be at school, at college, in the workplace or even at home.
Parents, carers, teachers and other professionals have a duty to take action if they suspect or discover that child(ren) are being bullied.
- Online bullying
- Taking someone’s friends away from them
- Bullies can also frighten the victim so that they don’t want to go to school. The victim may pretend to be ill to avoid the bully
- Name calling
- Making things up to get another person into trouble
- Spreading rumours
- Making silent or abusive phone calls
- Threats and intimidation
- Hitting, pinching, biting, pushing and shoving
- Taking things away from someone
- Damaging another person’s belongings
- Stealing someone’s money
The Peterborough Safeguarding Children Board sponsored a brand new category, the Bullying Awareness award for the 11th Annual Peterborough Children Film Awards.
This category gave both pupils and teachers the opportunity to create and star in a movie about the effects of bullying and/or online bullying and what action can be taken to cope with this.
Below are the films that were entered into this category
Useful Leaflets and Links
- Bullying at School – The Law
- Peteyouth – Bullying Help and Advice
- Red Balloon – For children who have been bullied, this centre will provide education and support (Tel: 01223 357714)
- Kidscape – Provides useful information to help you combat bullying and keep your children safe.
- Bullying UK – Provides help and reliable information on a variety of bullying issues.
- 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.
- The Antibullying Network