There is no legal definition of bullying. However, it’s usually defined as behaviour that is:
It takes many forms and can include:
Your school should have its own definition of bullying.
Bullying also involves an imbalance of power. It 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.”
Friday 17 October 2014, 9am - 3pm. The Vineyard, Bar End Road, Winchester, SO23 9NP