This team is made of students who have ideas on how to reduce bullying within school and how to educate our school community. They have the confidence to stand up to bullying and raise concerns made from their peers. If you want to join the team contact Mrs Barton. If you have any concerns around bullying please use this email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Being an Anti-Bullying Ambassador is a great opportunity to help make a positive impact on pupil wellbeing.
During antibullying week there was a house competition for pupils to design an anti-bullying logo. Here is the winning design by Prajin in year 9.
Herschel Grammar School is a friendly and positive environment. Our behaviour policy is underpinned by respect. This needs to be maintained by everyone within the school community. If bullying does occur, all students should feel able to report it with confidence that incidents will be dealt with promptly and effectively.
What Is Bullying?
Bullying is a persistent, deliberate attempt to hurt or humiliate someone. Bullying results in pain and distress to the victim.
Bullying can be:
What support does the school offer?
If you feel you - or someone else you know - are being bullied then please tell us so that we can do something about it.
Advisory Centre for Education (ACE) 0808 800 5793
Children's Legal Centre 0845 345 4345
KIDSCAPE Parents Helpline (Mon-Fri, 10-4) 0845 1205 204
Parentline Plus 0808 800 2222
Youth Access 020 8772 9900
Bullying Online www.bullying.co.uk
Visit the Kidscape website www.kidscape.org.uk for further support, links and advice.
Click on the Whisper tool below to make a report about any aspect of online safety, safeguarding or bullying involving yourself or someone else that will go straight to the inbox of a senior member of Herschel staff.
You can choose whether or not you remain anonymous when you make the report, although you must bear in mind that if you remain anonymous it may be more difficult for the school to act on the information.
Please note Whisper reports are not continuously monitored.
If your situation is urgent and you feel at immediate risk, please contact the police or call childline on 0800 11 11.
This video was put together by a team of students to help educate their peers on what bullying is and how to tackle it. Click here to view the video.