This website provides information about bullying and what is being done in Hampshire to address it.
Bullying is defined as:
“Behaviour by an individual or group, usually repeated over time, that intentionally hurts another individual or group either physically or emotionally” Department of Children, Schools and Families
It also involves an imbalance of power. Bullying is a social act, involving not only the people on the receiving end and those doing the bullying, but also those who witness the bullying. Bullying can have a big impact and long term effects on people’s lives. One of the priorities in the Hampshire Children and Young People’s Plan is: “ensuring that children and young people are safe and feel safe, enabling them to build resilience and personal confidence.”
The 2012 conference took place on Friday 12 October 2012 at Ashburton Hall Winchester
The conference was aimed at Young People in Years 5-11, with opportunities for activities and discussion with each other and their teachers at either primary or secondary tables.
To inform, enthuse and inspire young people and school staff to address bullying in their schools during Anti-Bullying Week and beyond and To showcase and share good practice in Hampshire The focus of the Conference will be using the seven Olympic values to address bullying: