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Bullying is unacceptable. If your child is being bullied at school, speak with the teacher and work with the school for a successful outcome. The school should have policies and procedures in place to support you.

Are you or is someone you know being bullied? Information for victims of bullying for parents and schools?

 

For more information and advice if you are being bullied contact Meic. On 080880 23456 or text 84001.

‘Respecting others’ is a series of anti-bullying materials that provide guidance and practical solutions on preventing and responding to incidents of bullying in schools.

The series includes a brief overview document and detailed guidance on the following five areas of bullying:

 

Help for parents

There are many organisations which can help and offer further information and practical advice to help parents deal with school bullying, cyber-bullying and text messaging.

www.schoolcouncilswales.org.uk

SNAP Cyrmu is an all-Wales children’s charity working with families, young people and professionals on issues regarding additional learning needs and disabilities. SNAP is free to families and offers impartial, accurate information and advice through our Independent Family Support scheme.

www.youngminds.org.uk – YoungMinds is the national charity committed to improving the mental health of all children and young people –bilingual leaflets for secondary school pupils – eating problems, in school, stay cool, feeling angry…parents can call for free information.

 http://dotcomcf.org- “To advance the education of people under the age of 16 and to relieve sickness, disability, poverty, cruelty and hardship.”

Cruse Bereavement Care offer help to anyone who has suffered the loss of a friend or relative. Helpline 0870 167 1677.Young person’s counsellor Wednesday, Thursday, Friday (pm) and Saturday. RD4U – website designed by young people for young people: www.rd4u.org.uk

www.bullying.co.uk – The Anti-Bullying Campaign website provides help and advice on bullying issues for pupils, parents, governors and teachers. It includes legal advice; school projects and suggestions for work in class and youth clubs.

www.kidscape.org.uk – Kidscape is a registered charity that aims to keep children safe from harm or abuse. The site includes advice for young people and parents who are being bullied as well as publications and leaflets produced by the organisation.

www.nspcc.org.uk – Produced by the NSPCC the site aims to provide news and information on NSPCC campaigns. The NSPCC website has a Kids Zone which contains details of their child protection helpline for young people who have problems at home or are being bullied. There is also a children’s website at www.There4me.com

Welsh Government Respecting Others: anti-bullying guidance 2011 Respecting others: anti-bullying guidance 2011