Anti-bullying at GSA
Who are we?
At George's the personal, social and emotional welfare of our students is of paramount importance which is why the issue of anti-bullying is high profile in the running of our Academy. We believe it is important to keep this issue high profile and continually promote a zero tolerance of bullying at our Academy.
Some of the ways we address this are through:
- PSHE Curriculum
- Anti-Bullying Week
- Flexible Learning Week Programme
- Peer Mediators
- Form Tutor Mornings
- House Noticeboards
- Student Voice Lunches
- House Council
- Academy Anti-Bullying Logo
- Parent Focus Group Meetings
Our Academy ethos is that every child has the right to feel happy and safe with students/staff/parents/carers having a responsibility to work collectively to ensure this happens.
We firmly believe students should:
Information for Parents
Here are some resources we think parents/carers might find useful. If you would like to contact us, please do not hesitate contacting us via the emails below.
The tab "Useful websites" below has links to organisations providing further resources tackling bullying anywhere.
George Salter Policies:
Safety Tips documents:
- Information for parents [pdf, 357 KB]
- Information on Cyberbullying [pdf, 186 KB]
- Safety Tips on the Internet [pdf, 38 KB]
- Safety Tips on Instant Messenger [pdf, 35 KB]
- Safety Tips on Mobiles [pdf, 27 KB]
- Safety Tips on Social Networking sites [pdf, 30 KB]
- Safety Tips on Twitter [pdf, 36 KB]
- Crescent House: email@example.com
- Loxdale House: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Royal House: email@example.com
- Trinity House: firstname.lastname@example.org
Information for Students
Here are some documents with tips and advice to keep you safe online
Remember: If you have any concerns about bullying, speak to any teacher or your Head of House.
The tab "Useful websites" below has links to organisations providing further resources tackling bullyinganywhere.
Safety Tips documents:
Childline - You can contact ChildLine about anything - no problem is too big or too small. If you’re feeling worried, scared, stressed or just want to talk to someone you can contact ChildLine.
Beat Bullying - Beat Bullying (formerly: CyberMentors) is all about young people helping and supporting each other online. If you're being bullied, are feeling a bit low, or are maybe troubled by something and you're not sure what to do or who to talk to, then CyberMentors is where you can go for help.
ThinkuKnow - Come in to find the latest information on the sites you like to visit, mobiles and new technology. Find out what’s good, what’s not and what you can do about it.
B.I.G - The Bullying Intervention Group (BIG) is a social enterprise. It was set up to adminster the BIG Award and promote excellence in bullying intervention.
BIG is run by three very experienced anti-bullying consultants, Val McFarlane, Adrienne Katz and Vicki Cheetham. They have each worked for over 10 years in bullying intervention work, and have successfully managed thousands of cases of bullying and friendship issues. BIG has a team of consultants who work on local award panels and deliver training.
CEOP - The Child Exploitation and Online Protection (CEOP) Centre is dedicated to eradicating the sexual abuse of children. That means we are part of UK policing and very much about tracking and bringing offenders to account either directly or in partnership with local and international forces.
The following organisations also offer help and advive:
- NSPPC - National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children - Cruelty to children must stop.FULL STOP
- Anti-Bullying Alliance - a specialist site set up by the National Children's Bureau
- Kidscape - Preventing bullying, protecting children
- Samaritans - If something's troubling you, then get in touch
- Stop Bullying - a US Government site