Discovering your child is being bullied can be very upsetting and it is often tempting to try and take matters into your own hands and take immediate action. Before you do, have a look at the resources below which can help guide you on what to do next and how to talk to your child, their school or anyone else who might be involved. Bullying on social networks is also common - there is some good information on this below under cyberbullying and detailed information on the hazards of particular games and social platforms can be found in the internet and gamingsection.
What to do if your child is being bullied Bullying.co.uk is a huge resource for parents and young people. Topics include: how to spot signs of bullying, how to talk to your child about bullying, cyber-bullying, bullying in sports clubs and out of school hours, verbal, sexual and homophobic bullying, and more.
Dealing with Bullyingby Jane Lacey. Available in your local library as part of the Reading Well scheme.'This book teaches readers how to deal with bullies and make sure they don't give in to peer pressure to bully others. It features seven stories from children who have a range of bullying problems from a girl who is being left out by her friends to a boy bullied for the way he speaks. It features both verbal and physical bullying. The stories help readers understand and empathise with characters, while also offering practical advice that children can use in their everyday lives'
Planet Omar - Accidental Trouble Magnetby Zanib Mian. Highly rated book also available in your local library as part of the Reading Well scheme. A book about being different, growing friendships and overcoming hurdles.Perfect for 5-10 yr olds