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Anti-Bullying

Hatch End High School are members of the UK Anti-Bullying Alliance (ABA) and the Diana Award Anti-Bullying Programme. Click here for more information.

Diana Award Anti-Bullying Programme - https://diana-award.org.uk/

UK Anti-Bullying Alliance - https://www.anti-bullyingalliance.org.uk/


Anti-Bullying Support – Key Staff

Lead Staff: Miss M Dunford and the Safeguarding Team

Anti-Bullying Co-ordinator: Mrs N Cowper


What is bullying?

Bullying is defined as behaviour that is:

  • repeated
  • intended to hurt someone either physically or emotionally
  • often aimed at certain groups, for example because of race, religion, gender or sexual orientation

It takes many forms and can include:

  • physical assault
  • teasing
  • making threats
  • name calling
  • cyberbullying

Student led Anti-Bullying Campaigns

As part of the Diana Award Anti-Bullying programme, we have a group of trained Anti-Bullying Ambassadors and Anti-Bullying mentors at Hatch End High School. These student led initiatives and support networks encourage students to support their peers with bullying issues as well as having a proactive and preventative approach bullying.

Anti-Bullying Ambassadors

  • A group of 25 students, with representatives from each year group (years 7-11) who have been trained by the Diana Award in bullying prevention and supporting their peers.
  • The Anti-Bullying Ambassadors are involved in running activities to prevent bullying, including National Anti-Bullying Week, Wellbeing Week and Children’s Mental Health Day.
  • The Anti-Bullying Ambassadors are around school throughout the day at breaktimes and lunchtimes for students to talk to and can also be contacted via email.

Anti-Bullying Mentors

  • A group of 10 Year 12 and 13 students who are specifically trained to support their younger peers, the anti- bulling mentors are role models for younger students and run both formal large group mentoring sessions and informal small group meetings.
  • The Anti- bullying mentors are contactable by email.

Anti-Bullying Week

Hatch End High School annually runs a series of events for Anti-Bullying Week. Click here to see the events that are running this year.

For more information about Anti-Bullying week from the Anti-Bullying Alliance click here.

For advice on dealing with bullying as a parent click here.


Anti-Bullying School Email

The school also has an Anti-Bullying email address that students can contact if they do not want to speak to a teacher or Anti-Bullying Ambassador face to face:

antibullying@hatchend.harrow.sch.uk

Anti-Bullying Websites and Resources

The Diana Award - https://diana-award.org.uk/award/devpro/resources/

UK Anti-Bullying Alliance - https://www.anti-bullyingalliance.org.uk/tools-information

BullyingUK - https://www.bullying.co.uk


Cyber-Bullying Advice

Cyber-Bullying is when a person or a group of people uses the internet, mobile phones, online games or any other kind of digital technology to threaten, tease, upset or humiliate someone else. To know more about Cyber-Bullying and help on how to deal with it, click here and for information about E-Safety click here.

 

Anti-Bullying Policy