Safeguarding bullying and young people

The website shows children how to contact social media sites if they believe someone has posted something upsetting about them.

Safeguarding bullying and young people

Tips for parents and carers It can be really distressing to discover that your child is being bullied.

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Keep calm, and listen carefully. Once you know your child is being bullied, remember to check in with them often.

Safeguarding bullying and young people

Remind them they can talk to you about how they are feeling whenever they want. Not sure how to start the conversation? Check out our advice on talking about difficult topics.

Let them know they can always talk to you, or another trusted adult such as a teacher or other family member. Childline Childline is our free, confidential helpline for children and young people.

Whenever children need us, Childline is there for them — by phone, email or live chat. Help them relax and take time out If your child is being bullied they may feel down, worried or lack confidence.

Help them find things to do that make them feel good like listening to music or playing sport.

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Give them opportunities to help build their confidence. Childline has friendly advice and tips for children on building their self-esteem, being more assertive and coping with embarrassment.

Thinkuknow has advice on online safety for young people that is suitable for different age groups. Their website shows children how to contact social media sites if they believe someone has posted something upsetting about them. Their website also provides advice for iOS7 users.

Keeping your child safe online Helpful advice and tools you can use to help keep your child safe whenever and wherever they go online. All schools have a responsibility to protect their pupils from bullying. If your child is being bullied at a club, talk to the person in charge. After your meeting, arrange to speak to them again in the near future so you can see what progress has been made.

What if the bullying continues after making a formal complaint to the head teacher? If this situation continues: If your child goes to a Private school First write to the chair of governors at the school address: You can find more information about the role and responsibility of schools to tackle bullying.

Social networks are more likely to take the video down if the child involved in the video or their parents make the report. Depending on their terms and conditions, they may be able to remove it.

Resources for children and young people Stop Speak Support Stop Speak Support helps young people spot cyberbullying and know what they can do to stop it happening.

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Visit Stop Speak Support Bounce back from bullying Being bullied can make children and young people feel like things can never get better.Children and young people may lack confidence as a result of bullying.

Help them find things to do that make them feel good, like listening to, or playing, music, or doing sport. Give them opportunities to help build their confidence.

Or they might help you tell the people to stop bullying you. You can also get support from other young people who are in a similar situation to you on Childline's bullying message boards. Tell an adult - You could tell a parent or someone you trust about the bullying.

There is more to safeguarding children and young people then just protecting them from direct abuse. Any person working with children and young people have a role more then just protecting them from abuse and neglect such as ensuring that their in a safe environment away from crime and bullying.

TSCB is the partnership to promote the safety and well-being of children and young people in Tameside. Bullying can happen anywhere and to anyone. Children and young people in Warwickshire wrote their own definition of bullying: When a person’s or group of people’s behaviour, over a period of time, leaves someone feeling one or more of the following.

The report identified that 12% of young people had bullied somebody based on their own definition of bullying, while 54% of respondents said that they had been bullied at some point.

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