What to do about bullying
If you are being bullied by another child please tell someone.
Bullying can happen to anyone at any age, at school, at home, on
the bus, in the street, online, or on your mobile phone. It might
be that someone pushes you around, talks about you, teases you,
makes fun of you, hits you or calls you names. No one has the right
to hurt you or make you feel bad, and if you are being bullied you
don't have to put up with it, you can talk to someone and get
something done about it. Talk to a teacher, your mum, your dad, or
someone else in your family.
Bullying can take place in different ways and happens to lots
Some of the ways bullying can happen are:
For more information about bullying and getting support to beat
it, you can visit the following websites:
You could talk to someone at Childline - ring their freephone
number 0800 1111. Please also look at our pages on E-safety and staying
Childline has released a
video to help young people who have experienced online
bullying build their confidence and resilience.
Cyber bullying is when people are nasty online or on a mobile
phone. It is against the law to bully someone in this way and it
can be stopped.
ChildLine has released a video to help young people who have
experienced online bullying build up their
confidence and resilience.
Click here to be directed to the NPSCC website page
Websites with more information and advice are:
Bullying UK - Helpline 0808 800 2222
You can also talk to:
ChildLine- 0800 1111
A family member
Someone you trust