Students, teachers and the school community requires to understand bulling nit measures, what is meant by bullying anti bulling and work together to ensure that bullying is not tolerated.
Bullying is the wilful, conscious desire to hurt, threaten or frighten others. Ranging from teasing to serious physical and psychological harm, be physical and/or verbal means. When bullying anti measures are inadequate victim can feel threatened, frightened, isolated, lonely and powerless. Bullying may be a single or recurring act.
Deterioration of work
Continual reporting of illness
Desire to remain with adults
Bullying anti measures
A school community should be encouraged to report instances of bullying straight away and encourage bullying anti measures. Places where bullying may take place e.g. hidden corners, toilets should be closely supervised.
Basic guidelines dealing with potential bullying
Record, copied to the school and student files (instigator and victim) to enable staff to see if there is an emerging pattern of bullying.
Listen to the victim and other party.
Arrange a meeting of those involved including the instigators and observers.
Explain the problem for the victim and recount his/her story in a clear way so that the feelings of distress are described.
State that you know members of the group are responsible people and can do something about it.
Ask group members for suggestions about ways in which they might help and ensure that these are put into place.
Managing bullying anti measures
It is important to listen and take action when a student, parent or other adult informs the school that bullying is taking place. A senior member of staff is responsible for conducting an investigation. Bullying anti measures involve pastoral support plans drawn up that includes monitoring procedures and review dates. Both the victim and the bully may be offered counselling and support for bullying anti measures.
Written by: Education Tay RCB