Students to combat bulliesÂ with projects
PUPILS in the city areÂ taking part in a variety of activities in school this week to support national Anti-Bullying Week includingÂ Odd Sock Day, co-delivering assemblies and talk in tutor groups about the serious impact of bullying.
Pupils at Charter AcademyÂ took part in an anti-bullying ambassadors training session ahead of Anti-Bullying Week, to enable them to provide peer-to-peer support for others in their year groups.
TheÂ session was run by Keiran O'Toole, Founder & Managing Director of Rock Clothing andÂ children from different year groups were brought together to create new action projects aimed at recognising, challenging and reducing bullying.
Cabinet member for education at the city council, CouncillorÂ Suzy Horton, said: '˜It is absolutely vital that children feel happy and safe when they come into school, and sessions like this give them real confidence toÂ change things they don't feel comfortable with.'