Bullying and Cyberbullying
Our bullying and cyberbullying lessons can be delivered in a number of ways through timetables, independent learning or personalised learning pathways. We cover topics including bullying, cyberbullying, racist bullying, homophobic bullying, physical bullying and verbal bullying.
Players are put in the role of a bully. In order to change their ways, they must use the letters they are given to spell the mystery word. If the word is completed, the player is stopped from being a bully! Every few words, there will be a bullying-related word, such as ‘Threaten’, ‘Abuse’ and ‘Racism’. This can spark open conversation amongst pupils, and eliminate the stigma around bullying.
|Rise Above It|
Topic: Mental Health, Bullying
Rise above it teaches players to be resilient, and how to cope with tough and intimidating situations. When faced with a comment from another person, the player can choose whether to listen to or ignore the comment. Some of these are good, but some are bad, and this game gives pupils the opportunity to take initiative to respond to these comments in a safe space.
5 Ways Children and Parents Can Stop Cyberbullying
According to Sameer Hinduja, professor of criminology and criminal justice at Florida University, “When smartphones and social media became ubiquitous for students, cyberbullying rates went up. This makes sense, of course, because there was now an almost limitless number of potential targets and aggressors.
Possible Signs of Bullying
Bullying is a timeless issue for parents and teachers to tackle – yet despite continual efforts to eradicate bullying from our school systems, it appears a problem that endures.
1.5 million Young people (50%) have been bullied within the past year. 145,800 (19%) of these were bullied EVERY DAY. 20% of all young people have physically attacked somebody.