Bullying at school
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Cyberbullying happens on a spectrum and to different degrees. New technologies mean that cyberbullying is constantly changing as we discover new ways of connecting with one another.
Cyberbullying can include:
If you see a child doing any of these things they could be cyberbullying someone:
Posting or sending messages using language that hurts somebody’s feelings
Using images to hurt somebody else e.g. sending or posting embarrassing photos/videos to shame somebody publicly
Pressuring another person to take part in something they don’t want to do or forcing someone to share their information
Liking, sharing, and/or commenting on posts that hurt somebody else which perpetuates the cyberbullying
Pretending to be somebody they know online or creating fake profiles to send messages to another person
Excluding others online e.g. removing someone from a group chat, creating a group chat and excluding someone
Trolling somebody by saying mean things to ‘stir them up’
Making threats towards another person
As adults we have a responsibility to teach kids how to be respectful in their relationships both online and offline.
Discuss with kids the ways in which we can show respect to others. This may include:
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