Pupil-designed Anti-bullying policy

Aims of Anti-Bullying Policy

  • To minimise bullying in school.
  • For all students at St. Giles School to respect and care for each other.
  • To make all students feel safe in school.

Anti-Bullying Targets

  • To reinforce anti-bullying themes within tutorial periods.
  • To ensure all incidents of bullying are reported to a member of staff.
  • To reward positive behaviours of pupils making the correct choices against bullying in school.
  • To enforce strict punishments for bullying.
  • To provide opportunity for bullies to apologise and change their behaviour.

Reasons why some people may be victims of bullying:

  • Age
  • Family background
  • Appearance
  • Jealousy
  • Religion
  • Nationality
  • Lifestyle habits
  • Sexuality.

In order to reduce the risk of being a victim of the following types of bullying:

Cyber bullying:

  • Do not give your email addresses to unknown people.
  • Keep your personal information private on social networking sites.
  • Do not engage in online games with random people.
  • Be cautious when using any online networking/gaming site.

Verbal bullying:

  • Do not make personal comments to others that may be offensive.
  • Do not reveal personal information to people.
  • Do not engage in humorous conversation that may lead to abusive comments being made.

Physical Bullying:

  • Do not touch other peers inappropriately.
  • Do not invade the personal space of other peers.

Reviewed March 2014