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It is expected that local authorities and organisations will develop their own anti-bullying policy and guidance, within the wider context of relationships and behaviour, based on Respect for All.
It is expected that all individual schools, services or clubs should develop policies that reflect their organisational policy in consultation with children, young people, parent(s), teachers and coaches. The document supports adults working with children and young people to develop environments where bullying cannot thrive.
- How well do we ensure that all children feel safe, healthy, achieving, nurtured, active, respected, responsible and included?
- To what extent does our establishment have a range of strategies to prevent and respond to bullying?
- Does our current anti-bullying policy reflect the new national approach?
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In this document the National Approach to Anti-bullying is explored.
In Section 1 the purpose, vision, and principles of the national approach are detailed. This is followed by a definition of what is and what is not bullying.
In Section 2 guidelines for implementation are described. This includes guidelines for policy development and content and approaches to preventing and responding to bullying. Recording and monitoring of bullying incidents is explored.
In Section 3 appendices describe the policy landscape, the legal framework and prejudice-based bullying.