Children and young people at Ashmount enjoy many rights. These include the right to be safe, enjoy and achieve and make a positive contribution to school life. Ashmount maintains a caring approach to children and any form of bullying, physical, verbal, racial, homophobic, sexist or other type of harassment will not be tolerated.
Bullying can be defined as a physical, psychological or verbal attack against an individual or group of individuals by a person or group of persons, causing physical or psychological harm to the victim. It is usually conscious and wilful and commonly consists of repeated acts of aggression and/or manipulation. It can take a number of forms – both physical and non-physical, either in combination or in isolation. Any bullying, whether physical or non-physical, may result in lasting psychological damage to the individual.
Bullying generally falls into one or a combination of the following categories:
We will use various methods for helping children to prevent bullying. This will include:
|Full name and address of the person reporting the incident|
|Date, time and place of the breach|
Please provide a full description of the incident (specific details rather than general comments are required in order to deal with the reported incident)
Please use the other side or a separate sheet if required…
|Names of investigator(s)||Date the investigation took place|
Actions taken and support for the subject