Anti
Bullying


Our ethos

At SUA, we are committed to creating and sustaining a positive and inclusive environment for all students, staff and parents/carers which is free from discrimination. Bullying is anti-social behaviour and affects everyone; it is unacceptable and will not be tolerated.

We aim to ensure that students learn in a supportive, caring and safe environment without fear of being bullied and to defend the right of every child and adult to be happy and secure. For further information surrounding the Staffordshire University Academies Trust Anti Bullying Policy, please click here.

We aim eliminate bullying by:

Making students, staff and parents/carers aware of bullying

Creating channels for children to openly discuss their problems

Empowering children who are bullied to seek help or help themselves

Modifying the behaviours of bullies and victims

Having a proactive schemes of work, encouraging principles of citizenship, openness and fair play

Teaching individuals to help themselves and each other

Definition of bullying

Bullying is defined as “Behaviour by an individual or group, repeated over time, that intentionally hurts another individual or group either physically or emotionally”. However, that it can also be seen as any occasion where someone deliberately intimidates or harasses another.

Specific types of bullying are:

Related to race, religion or culture
Related to special educational needs and disabilities
Related to appearance or health conditions
Related to sexual orientation
Bullying of young carers, looked after children, or related to home circumstances
Sexist or sexual bullying
Cyberbullying

Bullying includes: name-calling; taunting; mocking; making offensive comments; threatening; kicking; hitting; pushing; taking belongings; inappropriate text messaging and emailing; sending offensive or degrading images by phone or via the internet; producing offensive graffiti; gossiping; excluding people from groups and spreading hurtful and untruthful rumours. Although sometimes occurring between two individuals in isolation, it quite often takes place in the presence of others.

Do you feel that you are being bullied? If you would like to receive support or advice, please email studentsupport@suacademy.co.uk.

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