The Anti-Bullying Policy
At St. AugustineÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s School we want everyone to be safe and kind. If we are all safe we will be more confident at school and later on in life. When we are happy we learn better.
What is bullying?
Bullying is where a group or an individual hurt other people on purpose. It is different from teasing because it happens regularly.
Bullying can take many forms:
Bullying hurts people inside and outside
(verbal and physical)
Why are people bullied?
People are bullied for many different reasons they can include:
o Because of how they look
o Where they come from or where they live
o Because of their religion
o Because they might need help with work or they are clever
Who gets bullied?
Anyone can be bullied
Why do people bully ?
There are lots of reasons why people bullyÃ¢â‚¬Â¦.
What to do
If you are bullied you may feel scared or worried but it is important that you tell an adult or someone you trust.
This could be your teacher, another adult in school, your parents or a friend.
If you see bullying take place you must tell a teacher, donÃ¢â‚¬â„¢t be a bystander.
THE SCHOOL WILL ALWAYS LISTEN AND HELP THE VICTIM AND THE BULLY TO IMPROVE THINGS.
Updated by School Council 2013-14