Definition of Bullying:

Behaviour by one or more people which is repeated over a period of time that intentionally hurts another individual either physically or emotionally

The main types of bullying are:

Physical – hitting, pushing, pulling, kicking, taking your possessions or demanding possessions.

Verbal – name-calling, teasing, spreading rumours, being threatened;

Indirect – ignoring, excluding from friendship groups, being put down or being humiliated;

Cyber – threatening behaviour or defamatory behaviour by email, text message or on social network sites or via BBM.

We recognise that:

Some victims are also bullies;

Onlookers are condoning and are becoming part of the bullying.

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