For Primary School Students Grades 5-7 Say NO

For Primary School Students Grades 5-7 Say NO

For Primary School Students Grades 5-7 Say NO to Bul ly ing Linnea Mead S237572 ETL111 Introduction This presentation, is designed for primary school children, Grades 5-7, and will demonstrate: What bullying is Statistics Your rights Why Bullies hurt others How it can affect you

Signs of bullying Ideas : How you can help yourself Cyber-bullying School Help for Bullies and Victims Web Help for Bullies and Victims Bully Free Zone poster Contract & discussion References STOP What Bullying is Bullying is : A person or a group who tries to hurt or control another person *physical - hitting/punching - fighting - pushing - kicking - stealing things that belong to you Its *emotional

* social - NOT something said that is not nice name calling your making fun of your family fault teasing talking about others behind their back making you do things you dont want to comments about the way you look - excluding you from friendships - not letting you join in - making friendships conditional - use of computers or mobile phones to threaten, annoy or humiliate you * cyber-bullying

Statistics Most children at school have either been bullied; bully others; witnessed bullying 1 child in every 5 are bullied regularly at school 40% of suicide victims were bullied at school (Victorian Coroner 2007) Sadly, most times, bullies are just as upset as victims Bullying must STOP NOW Say NO to bullying YOU Your rights

have a right to: feel safe be safe from bullying, harassment and cyber-bullying. WE ALL need to show: respect for ourselves and each other respect for property and environment responsibility for our own behavior positivity in our relationships ****STOP BULLYING **** ITS EVERYONES RESPONSIBILITY Why bullies hurt others Some people bully for many reasons: Low self esteem Lack of self confidence Try to gain power To look cool To feel cool and important

To fit into a group To get their own way Because they are unhappy Seeking attention Copying what they see Copying what has been done to them How it can affect you Being bullied can make you feel: Guilty like its your fault Hopeless Alone; lonely Like you dont fit in Depressed/sad Unsafe Scared Confused Stressed Ashamed Hurt Sick

YOU have a right to feel safe and be treated with respect Signs of Bullying You or your friends may: Be afraid to go anywhere alone Have nightmares/cant sleep Have trouble at school Be scared all the time Look scared all the time Have poor concentration at school Forget homework Wear ripped/dirty clothes Have unexplained bruises/scratches Have a sudden change in friends Be upset

Hide messages on phones/computers Lack of food at school Ideas + How you can help yourself 55% of our message is from body language-Stand tall (Dosani, 2008) Say NO Dont give the bully a chance avoid them if you can Dont do what the bully asks Be brave Feel good about you YOU are important and valued GET a buddy and BE a buddy Tell an adult at the school if you are being bullied Tell an adult at the school if you see someone bullied Tell your parents Dont let the bully know you are upset or scared Learn ways to stand up to the bully Cyber-Bullying Cyber-bullying uses:

mobile phones emails websites chat rooms other social networking sites to tease send nasty or threatening messages make unwanted telephone calls send hurtful information make/send unwanted photos and comments Dont be mean behind the screen School Help for Bullies + Victims Bullies Victims

Help to control anger Help to make friends Assertiveness skills Increase social skills Empathy for others Self esteem Contacting parents Assertiveness skills FINAL: suspension from school Dealing with conflict PRAISE: For kindness, empathy, helping, good behavior

Web Help for Bullies + Victims .Some great websites to help with bullying. Telephone: 1800 55 1800 safeschoolsframework.aspx Telephone:

13 11 14 This is a BULLY FREE ZONE Say NO To Bullying NOW 1. Class discussion about bullying 2. Create a poster showing NO bullying (example in previous slide) 3. Role play practice group scenarios and saying NO to a bullies

4. Discuss and create an anti-bullying contract 5. Discuss ideas and consequences for those who become a bully 6. Create a bully box to report bullying Discussio n & I:________________________, Contract (students name) promise to do everything I can as a member of my school, to make and keep a physically/emotionally safe environment. I promise not to bully my classmates. I promise to report it to an

adult and/or the bully box if I References ActNow. (2008). Bullying. Australia. Retrieved April 3, 2012 from Alexander, Jenny. (1998). Bullying : practical and easy-to-follow advice. Great Britain: Element Books. Anti Violence Movement Inc. (2011). Anti bullying programs for schools. Retrieved March 26, 2012 from Australian Education Authorities. (2012). Bullying no way!. Retrieved March 19, 2012 from Beane, Allan L. (2005). The bully free classroom : over 100 tips and strategies for teacher K-8, Minneapolis: Free Spirit Publishing. Boystown. (n.d.). Kids HelpLine. Retrieved March 26, 2012 from Bully. In Pictures of. [Digital image]. Bully fighting. In Gifs. [Digital image]. Bullybusting. In Illustrations of [Digital image]. Bullying harassment Policy 2010 Calvin and Bully. In Animateit. [Digital image]. Csoti, Marianna. (2008)., How to stop bullying : positive steps to protect children in your care. London: Right Way. Commonwealth of Australia. (2011). Safe Schools: National Safe Schools Framework. Retrieved March 29, 2012 from Cyberbullying. In Can Stock Photo. [Digital image] Davis, Stan. (2012). Stop bullying now: presenting practical research-based strategies for reducing bullying in schools. USA: Retrieved April 1, 2012 from Dobson, Mark. (2002). Back off bully : a crash course in stopping bullies. NSW: Doubleday.

Dolby, Robyn. (2010). Everyday learning about bullying. ACT: Early Childhood Australia Inc. Dont be mean behind the screen. In Antibullyingblog. [Digital image]. Dosani, Sabina. (2008). Bullying: brilliant ideas for keeping your child safe and happy. United Kingdom: Infinite Ideas. Fellowes, Maz & Ray. (2009). Magic tools to overcome bullying and other stressful stuff! Victoria: Global Publishing Group. Government of South Australia. (2012). Bullying: Child and Student Wellbeing. Department for Education and Child Development. Retrieved March 26, 2012 from Healey, Kaye. (Ed.) Bullying and peer pressure Issues in Society (97). NSW: The Spinney Press. Kearns, Karen. (2010). Birth to big school. NSW: Pearson Education. Lifeline. (2010). Lifeline. ACT: Retrieved April 4, 2012 from Nemours Foundation. (1995-2012). Dealing with bullies. Retrieved April 1, 2012 from Raising Children Network (Australia) Ltd. (2006-2012). Bullying at school : Helping your child. Retrieved April 5, 2012 from Rigby, Ken. (2011). Bullying in schools and what to do about it. South Australia: Retrieved April 3, 2012 from Sanders, Pete. (1996., Bullying. London: Watts Book. Tim Field Foundation. (1996-2009). School Bully Online. Retrieved March 16, 2012 from Two boys fighting. In Clipart guide. [Digital image]. What is bullying? (n.d.). Retrieved March 13, 2012 from

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