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.
- 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:
- Family background
- Lifestyle habits
In order to reduce the risk of being a victim of the following types of 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.
- 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.
- Do not touch other peers inappropriately.
- Do not invade the personal space of other peers.
Reviewed March 2014