Bullying (Secondary School)
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.
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. http://www.bullying.co.uk/
Information on bullying for schools and parents with a helpline
(08451 205204). www.kidscape.org.uk also has the option of support by e-mail.
Cyberbullying can happen to anyone at any age and can happen even in adults. This is a good article that explains what it is, why it can be so harmful, what you can do and links to other resources.
How to contact your child’s school about bullying
For young people
Bullying advice for young people including help on soial bullying, sexting and other behaviours. You can call their helpline for support and advice on what to do .
What can you do if you're being bullied? (for teens and young adults)
This site has great selection of books on bullying for all ages including teenagers: