Mum puts on Portsmouth party for school bullying victims

A MOTHER is hosting a party to support children across the city who have been affected by bullying.

Wednesday, 13th March 2019, 12:59 pm
Updated Wednesday, 13th March 2019, 2:01 pm
Cassy Payne and her son Ethan, who has been the victim of bullying.

The party, which is aimed at Year 7 pupils, is to provide a support network for children who have experienced bullying or social isolation.

Organiser Cassy Payne, 31, who lives in Bucklan said her 12-year-old son Ethan had been bullied.

She said: ‘I decided to organise the party after my own son, Ethan experienced bullying at school.

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‘Hopefully this will provide an afternoon when children can make friends and don’t feel alone.’

There will be a DJ at the party and children can take part in a number of games. Food is also provided and each child will receive a prize.

The party will take place at Fratton Community Centre on Easter Sunday, April 21, between 2pm and 4pm. To cover the costs of the event, there is a £5 charge for tickets.

Cassy added: ‘There are 40 places available and I hope we get a full turn out.’

Anyone interested in taking part should email Cassy at [email protected]