Bullying and Cyber-bullying are becoming a significant issue within our society.
Wadalba Community School recognises the need for us to work with you to proactively address this issue. In order to do this we have developed an interactive online anti-bullying information and reporting site "Wotz up, Wadalba".
WHAT IS BULLYING?
Bullying is repeated verbal, physical, social or psychological behaviour that is harmful and involves the misuse of power by an individual or group towards one or more persons.
WHAT IS CYBER-BULLYING?
Cyber-bullying refers to bullying through information and communication technologies such as Facebook, mobile phones. Twitter, etc.
WHAT IS NOT BULLYING
Conflicts or fights between equals and single incidents are not defined as bullying.
Below are resources to help you better understand this issue and help equip your child to deal with a bullying situation should it ever arise.
Bullying FAQ (pdf 225 KB)
Anti-bullying Information for Parents- DEC
Information for parents (pdf 32 KB)
Anti-bullying – how to encourage your child to be an effective bystander
Effective bystander (pdf 889 KB)
Wotz up Wadalba Website
Bullying at school: helping your child
If your child is bullying others
Bullying? No way!