At Christ's College we have a zero tolerance stance on bullying, but recognise that bullying exists and that to reduce or eradicate bullying we must continue to discuss the issue and work together as a College community.
What Is Bullying? Bullying is defined as repeated behaviour which is intended to hurt someone either emotionally or physically, and is often aimed at certain people because of their race, religion, gender or sexual orientation or any other aspect such as appearance or disability.
As a College we take part in Anti-Bullying Week every November to focus on the issues of bullying, and help our students understand how their conduct impacts others, how it is important that everyone feels safe, and that we should support each other to strive to be a bully free school!
Students have been playing their part to unite against bullying and make the school a positive place for everyone by developing anti-bullying pledges - see below - which will be used to continue to develop our Anti-Bullying Policy and our discussions with students throughout the school year.
Discussions around bullying don’t just happen during Anti-Bullying Week, it is something the College takes seriously, therefore if you or your Son/Daughter has any concerns around bullying, then please in the first instance contact their Tutor or Progress Leader. If you would like to report an incident of bullying you can contact the Pastoral Team by emailing email@example.com . Your email will be passed onto the relevant Progress Leader.
Here are some useful links:
Anti-Bullying Alliance Website here
Anti-Bullying Alliance - Anti-Bullying Week "United Against Bullying" Video here
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