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Guidance Support


Anti Bullying


The Guidance staff have an important role to play in promoting the school’s anti-bulling policy as they raise pupil’s awareness in PSE classes and are usually the first point of contact for the victims of bullying.

All staff are asked to report suspected bullying incidents to the guidance staff either verbally or using the Bullying/Suspected Bullying form.  S6 Buddies may also report incidents of bullying or individuals can alert the guidance team via a “bully box” or by using the text message system (07980490618). Each guidance teacher will liaise with the appropriate guidance colleague if the pupils involved are from different houses before interviewing all the individuals involved, including witnesses.  Once a clear picture of the background to the suspected bullying incident is known a course of action should be agreed.  This might involve: