Anti-Bullying Week in England is coordinated by the Anti-Bullying Alliance and in 2015 it was held from the
16th - 20th November.
The theme was
‘Make a Noise about bullying’ with the #antibullyingweek.
VIDEO We want to say a big:
To all those who supported our week. It was a huge success and we were so proud of all the activity from young people, schools, parents and many many more organisations and individuals that help each year to make Anti-Bullying Week such an incredible and diverse week.
We are currently conducting a thorough evaluation of the week and will come back soon with our highlights of the week. Thanks!
The key aims of the week were...
To empower children and young people to make a noise about bullying – whether it is happening to them or to someone else, face to face or online;
To help parents and carers have conversations with their children about bullying – both as a way of preventing bullying, and to help children who are worried about bullying;
To encourage ‘talking schools’ where all children and young people are given a safe space to discuss bullying and other issues that affect their lives, and are supported to report all forms of bullying;
To equip teachers to respond effectively when children tell them they’re being bullied; and
To raise awareness of the impact of bullying on children’s lives if they don’t tell anyone it’s happening – or if they are not given appropriate support – with a focus on the impact on mental health.
The Anti-Bullying Alliance worked in partnership with Barclays for Anti-Bullying Week 2015.