Students at both phases of the Academy will be reminded about the school’s stance against bullying as part of Anti-Bullying Week commencing next Monday, 16th November.
Anti-Bullying Week is an annual event set up by the Anti-Bullying Alliance which provides people all over the country the opportunity to think about bullying and help come up with new ideas on how to prevent it.
All next week the Secondary Phase students’ assemblies will be led by Vice Principal, Tony Segalini who will address the various Year groups on bullying issues and will be reminding students of the school’s anti-bullying message and the policies in place.
As well as making them aware of KSA’s Anti-Bullying Charter that this is signed on an annual basis by students and the principal, Mr Paul Davies, showing the whole school's commitment to the prevention of bullying.
In the Primary Phase pupils will be involved in a number of activities through assemblies and as part of their lessons.
Next Friday, 20th November the pupils will also being encouraged to support ‘Blue Friday’ by asking them to wear something blue to show support for the idea of tackling bullying together. Pupils can do this by wearing a blue pair of socks, a badge, hairclip or wristband for example.
SENCO at KSA Primary Phase, Mrs Ann Hall said:“ At KSA we will spend the week reinforcing our anti-bullying stance and encouraging the pupils to discuss bullying issues and how to deal with them, through assemblies, class lessons, discussions and activities, songs and competitions.”
Further information on anti-bullying week can be found on the website of Kidscape at www.kidscape.org.uk an anti-bullying charity, which supports parents and children who are concerned about bullying issues.
View the Primary Phase's Anti-Bullying Week letter on our website.