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Anti-bullying and harassment policy
The Educational Psychology Service has produced a policy and
guidelines on preventing and tackling bullying and harassment in
It is the right of all within educational establishments (adults
and pupils) to be able to work and study free from bullying,
harassment or discrimination.
The policy defines bullying, harassment and racism and describes
what bullying or harassment might look like. It sets out the
responsibilities of the council, the schools and governing bodies.
It advises that all schools should have a school policy that covers
equal opportunities, bullying and harassment and procedures for
monitoring its effectiveness in school.
There are also guidelines within the document for:
- support staff;
- parents and carers;
Finally, there is a limited list of resources that are
available, including books, videos and support agencies, an example
of a bullying incident record sheet for schools and an index of the
You can download the anti bullying and
harassment policy (pdf 276KB). To use this file you will need
Adobe Acrobat Reader. If you do not have this on your computer,
please use our advice page.
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