Category Archives: Cyberbullying

Anonymous Apps – what school’s need to know #esafety

There has been a recent increase in enquiries from education settings regarding ‘anonymous’ apps and websites. The Kent Online Safety team have put together some information to help schools consider how best to respond. Anonymous apps – what are they … Continue reading

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Updated Kent Online Safety Policy Template and Guidance #esafety

The Education Safeguarding Team have updated the Kent Online Safety policy template and supporting guidance for September 2017. Educational settings need to ensure that appropriate action has been taken to help protect staff, children, young people and the wider community … Continue reading

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Updated Department for Education ‘Preventing and Tacking Bullying’ Guidance

The Department for Education have published new updates to their guidance for schools on preventing and tackling bullying. The main ‘Preventing and tackling bullying’ guidance document is aimed at school leaders, staff and governing bodies and applies to all schools. It … Continue reading

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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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