Bullying is intentional (not an accident) aBullying is intentional (not an accident) a
bully hurts someone on purpose.bully hurts someone on purpose.
Bullying is repetitive. This means that theBullying is repetitive. This means that the
bully hurts someone over and over again, itbully hurts someone over and over again, it
isn’t an incident that happens only once.isn’t an incident that happens only once.
In general, bullying is where one personIn general, bullying is where one person
acts like they have more power thanacts like they have more power than
another, and does whatever they can to hurtanother, and does whatever they can to hurt
that person.that person.
Different forms of bullying.Different forms of bullying.
Physical: e.g. kicking, hitting and damagingPhysical: e.g. kicking, hitting and damaging
their belongings.their belongings.
Verbal: e.g. name calling, taunting, threatsVerbal: e.g. name calling, taunting, threats
and making offensive remarks.and making offensive remarks.
Indirect: e.g. spreading nasty stories aboutIndirect: e.g. spreading nasty stories about
someone, gossiping and excluding peoplesomeone, gossiping and excluding people
from social groups like games.from social groups like games.
Cyber: sending nasty emails, texts orCyber: sending nasty emails, texts or
making nasty phone calls.making nasty phone calls.
What is a bystander?What is a bystander?
Would you support the bulliedWould you support the bullied
What would make you decide not to help?What would make you decide not to help?
In pairs, write down when you would andIn pairs, write down when you would and
when you wouldn’t help.when you wouldn’t help.
What could you do?What could you do?
Look at the statements you have beenLook at the statements you have been
given. Order these statements in ordergiven. Order these statements in order
of what you think you would be mostof what you think you would be most
likely to do to those you think youlikely to do to those you think you
definitely wouldn’t.definitely wouldn’t.
Think about your school.Think about your school.
Where are there areas that you have seenWhere are there areas that you have seen
bullying happen or you think are placesbullying happen or you think are places
bullies could operate without being seen.bullies could operate without being seen.
School councillors could write these down.School councillors could write these down.
What do you think the school could do toWhat do you think the school could do to
prevent this happening in these places?prevent this happening in these places?
Did you know?Did you know?
Bullying will stop in under 10 seconds whenBullying will stop in under 10 seconds when
peers (other children) intervene nearly 60%peers (other children) intervene nearly 60%
of the time.of the time.
85% of bullying takes place with bystanders85% of bullying takes place with bystanders
In playground observations, peersIn playground observations, peers
intervened and stopped bullying in moreintervened and stopped bullying in more
instances than adults did.instances than adults did.
Slogans to add to posters or poems.Slogans to add to posters or poems.
If you are not part of the solution, you’re part of the problem
Get help, do not look on, do something!
Bullying: See it, Get help, Stop it.
Say no to bullying!
Don’t just stand there, do something!
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