The Anti Bullying Charter was reviewed with our School Parliament during Anti Bullying Week November 2022.
Annual Parent / Carer resource pack - Anti-Bullying Alliance:
Each year for Anti-Bullying Week, the Anti-Bullying Alliance create a free Parent and Carer resource pack. This pack contains lots of helpful information for parents, carers and families - including definitions for bullying behaviours, conversation starters and activity ideas.
Schools and settings may choose to share this information pack with parents / carers during Anti-Bullying week, but the information is also suitable for all year round.
Information tool for Parents / Carers - Anti-Bullying Alliance:
The Anti-Bullying Alliance have created a free interactive Anti-Bullying information tool for parents and carers. It aims to give parents/carers/families information about Anti-Bullying in an interactive and accessible way.
The ABA also have information pages for parents/carers regarding:
Parent Advice Line - Kidscape:
Kidscape have a Parent Advice Line - this aims to offer friendly, impartial, non-judgemental information, advice and support to parents, carers, family members or professionals who are concerned about a child - either because they are being bullied, or because they may be involved in bullying others.
The advice line is open part of the week, but Kidscape staff will return calls and respond to emails and messages as quickly as they can.
Kidscape also have a variety of information pages for parents and carers, these include:
A Parent's Guide to Anti-Bullying - The Diana Award:
The Diana Award have created a variety of free resources all about Anti-Bullying. These resources can be filtered according to the target audience, e.g. 'parents', but are generally high-quality and useful for all members of the school community. There are video clips, recorded training sessions, downloadable leaflets and posters - these are all free to access and use.
The Diana Award also have a range of support and advice articles for pupils, parents/carers and professionals, these are updated regularly and include:
Information for parents and carers - Bullies Out:
Bullies Out host a free Anti-Bullying training session for parents, carers and guardians. This training course aims to provide attendees with a clearer understanding of bullying, helping them to recognise the signs of bullying and explore the difference between bullying and relational conflict.
Bullies Out also have a variety of information pages about Bullying, these include:
Advice for parents/carers if their child is experiencing bullying - Young Minds:
Young Minds have created a guide for parents/carers with information about what they can do if they think their child is being bullied. They include practical advice about how parents/carers can work with the school.
Young Minds also have information pages about bullying, these include:
If a parent/carer is concerned about their child's mental health, whether this be due to experiencing bullying or for any other reason, Young Minds also have a Parent Helpline and webchat service.
Additional information and organisations for parents/carers - Nott Alone:
The Nott Alone site has lots of information about a variety of different mental health and wellbeing issues, they have a dedicated page to bullying. This page includes information about what bullying is and what to do if your child is experiencing bullying.
Nott Alone also links to other organisations and pages, these include: