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Anti-Bullying

Oasis Academy Harpur Mount provide a caring, friendly and safe environment where no type of bullying is tolerated.

In this school bullying and any other forms of intimidation such as peer-pressure will not be tolerated. This includes all the protected characteristics of the 2010 Equality Act which includes racism, sexism, homophobia, biphobia and transphobia.

All will treat others with kindness and respect and all will care well for each other. All will come to school without fear and will be safe in school. Everyone will be vigilant and will intervene promptly to intervene if there are any signs or reports of bullying including cyber-bullying. (This policy is to be read in conjunction with the Behaviour Policy, E-Safety Policy, SEND Policy and the Safeguarding Policy).

What is bullying?

In our school bully behaviour is when someone hurts someone more than once, by using behaviour which is meant to hurt, frighten or upset another person.

Bullying Behaviour Can be…

Emotional: Hurting people’s feelings, leaving you out.

Physical: Punching, kicking, spitting hitting, pushing.

Verbal: Being teased, name calling.

Racist: Graffiti, calling you racist names.

Cyber: saying unkind things by text, e-mail, social media

When is it bullying behaviour?

Several Times On Purpose

We promise to always listen and treat bullying behaviour seriously.