Anti-Bullying Week

Anti-Bullying Week in England is coordinated by the Anti-Bullying Alliance and this year takes place from the 14th-18th November. Every year Bournside participate and there are a range of activities in tutor time, and lunchtime encouraging students to think about being kind to others.

Our anti-bullying ambassadors:

Activities for the students include:

  • Stand up selfie.
    Students can come into the main school hall and take a selfie on their own or with a group, to make their pledge for anti-bullying at Bournside. Pictures will be taken against the National anti-bullying week logo. All images taken will then be uploaded onto schools anti-bullying page for students to view.
  • Ambassadors club.
    A quiet space run by the Anti-Bullying Ambassadors where students can learn more about the ABA’s or come and get some advice regarding any bullying related concerns. Alternatively they can come and relax in a quiet space and try some challenges and watch some of the anti-bullying videos the team have prepared.
  • Parachute club
    A fun, active session involving the giant multi-coloured parachute. The aim is for students to see that we are all the same. The students involved will have to run under the parachute depending on the criteria that is shouted by the leader of the activity.
  • “Power for good”
    A series of games and activities based on the 2016 theme, “power for good” that students can have a go at in the sports hall.
  • Fancy dress parade
    Sixth Form students are coming to school on Friday 18th November in fancy dress. 50p entry fee and all money raised will go to charity.
  • Year 7 students will be creating and signing an anti-bullying pledge brick.
  • An anti-bullying T-shirt design competition, with the winner having their T-shirt made.
  • A short story/poem competition – theme ‘stand up to bullying’.
  • An anti-bullying quiz for tutor time.
  • A PowerPoint and video clip prepared by students to be shown in tutor time.