Category Archives: Cyberbullying

New Cyberbullying Guidance and PSHE toolkit for schools from Childnet

Cyberbullying Guidance Cyberbullying is a form of bullying, and research reveals it has increased to affect 12% of young people in this country. To support schools develop effective strategies to understand, prevent and respond to cyberbullying Childnet (as part of … Continue reading

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Anti-Bullying Week 2016 – 14th-18th November #PowerForGood

Anti-Bullying Week in England is coordinated by the Anti-Bullying Alliance and this year takes place from the 14th-18th November. The theme for this year is ‘Power for Good’ with the following key aims: To support children and young people to use their Power for Good … Continue reading

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Schools: have your say about cyberbullying

Join Childnet’s school consultation into best practices in preventing and responding to cyberbullying: Help inform and shape national cyberbullying strategies Profile your school on a national level Childnet, as part of the UK Safer Internet Centre, is in the process … Continue reading

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New Home Office “Online abuse and bullying prevention guide” published

On the 20th March 2015 the Home Office published a new guide that has been developed for professionals who work with young people, to help them understand what constitutes abusive behaviour online, the consequences of that behaviour, and where they … Continue reading

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Safer Internet Day 2015 – New Resources and Links

10th February 2015 saw schools and settings throughout Kent and beyond celebrate Safer Internet Day. Events included special whole school assemblies, pupil surveys, talks for parents, competitions, digital pledges, DigiDuck story time sessions, classroom activities, Lync (video conferencing) sessions, pupil … Continue reading

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Kent ‘Safe at School’ Anti-Bullying Survey Online until 19th December!

Posted on behalf of Project Salus. To tackle bullying effectively it’s crucial that the voices of children and Young People are heard; last year over 18,000 pupils from across the county shared their views and experiences, making our Kent based … Continue reading

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New Guidance for Headteachers, Staff and Parents for Tackling Cyberbullying published by DfE

This week the Department for Education have updated and published new guidance to enable schools to prevent and tackle bullying. The new content includes advice and information for Headteachers and staff about how they can support pupils but also how … Continue reading

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e-Safety within the Ofsted School Inspection Framework, September 2014. Be aware this content has been updated to reflect changes for September 2015.

 Be aware this content has been updated to reflect changes for September 2015 and updated content can be found here Part One: e-Safety within the Ofsted School Inspection Framework, September 2014 Alongside schools, Ofsted Inspectors are expected to be familiar … Continue reading

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New Online Safety Checklists for Parents from the NSPCC

Parents/carers and adults want to teach children about all aspects of safety and enable them to become resilient to risks, whether that’s about crossing the road safely, learning to swim or being wary of strangers. However, talking to children about … Continue reading

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New e-Safety Resources for University Students

Many young adults will be preparing and looking forward to going onto University representing a momentous occasion in their lives, often coupled with leaving home and signifying their first real taste of independence. The internet will play an integral part … Continue reading

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