The purpose of the Against Bullying Policy is to encourage an ethos within the school that develops the quality of relationships within it. The aim of the policy is to discourage ANY form of bullying.
Bullying can take many forms, but the main types are:
Dearne adults should question inappropriate behaviour and reinforce expected behaviour:
Dearne Adults should provide support and protection for any victim of bullying
Bullying is a subjective experience and can take many forms; it often causes a change in a young person’s behaviour. Some of the signs and symptoms of bullying are:
Cyberbullying is becoming more common as modern technology is more important to students, there are different sign and symptoms to be aware of such as:
It is important that you talk with your child if you suspect he/she may be being bullied. Contact school to speak to a member of staff that you may already know. This could be:
IT IS THE RESPONSIBILITY OF EVERY MEMBER OF STAFF TO ACT UPON ANY REPORTED INCIDENT OF BULLYING.
If you suspect your child is being cyber bullied:
These procedures will be undertaken firstly by the Year teams
“Pupils are helpful, polite and courteous to staff, visitors and to each other. The atmosphere in school is positive, supportive and caring.” Ofsted 2016
“The teaching of mathematics is effective. Most pupils make good progress in this subject.”
68% of students make expected progress or better
“They are given a significant range of extra opportunities which prepare them well for life beyond the school. These pupils speak with passion and confidence about their ambitious aspirations for the future.” Ofsted 2016
of more able students achieved an A or A*
Students leaving with 5 A*-C grades, including English and maths