Why is it important to prevent bullying?
It is widely recognised that bullying in schools can have serious effects both now and in the future for the victim, passive by-stander and perpetrator.
At Glen Waverley, we believe that parents, teachers and children working together with a common understanding and a common purpose, can create an environment where bullying has no place.
Bullying is not acceptable at Glen Waverley
What is bullying?
Bullying is intentional, hurtful, threatening and controlling behaviour that is repeated over time. Bullying is not treating others with the dignity and respect they deserve and can create unnecessary and often destructive conflict for anyone involved.
Bullying can include...
What are your children's rights?
What are their responsibilities?
Possible Signs of Bullying
What should you do if you feel you are being bullied?
What could you do if you see or hear others being bullied?
What should you do if you are a bully?
What will the school do?
Glen Waverley Primary School is a safe and caring school offering a supportive environment that is focussed on resolution, rather than finding or assigning blame. The aim is to find solutions in a non-confrontational manner that enables the bullied student and the bully to co-exist. To ensure this, the school will:
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