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Bullying

Finding out your child is being bullied is devastating for parents, and parents can feel like they've lost control but there is lots of support and advice out there to help.

Bullying - the signs in 5-9 year olds

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Bullying: 5-9 year olds. What can you do?

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Bullying advice for parents of 9 to 14 year olds

What are the causes of bullying and how do you spot the signs in this age group? This video takes a look at some of the different types of bullying, including online 'cyber-bullying' with tips on how to resolve the situation. helping your child to stay safe and confident.

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Best friends and worst enemies. Learn how to support and encourage your child's friendships on their terms. Whether they have a huge social circle, or just a few close friends, they may be happier than you realise.

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When your child is bullying

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Further information

  • Bullying UK
    Information and advice for children, young people, parents including a free helpline and online chat service.
     
  • ChildLine
    Support and advice for children and young people who are being bullied, know someone that is or are worried that they might be a bully themselves.
     
  • Childnet
    Focuses on online safety including cyberbullying advice for children, young people and parents.
     
  • Kidscape
    A UK charity which aims to prevent bullying and child sexual abuse. Offers a free anti-bullying helpline for parents and tailored advice for young people, parents and professionals.
     
  • Upside
    Factsheets and confidential online chat for young people.
     
  • Ditch the Label is an anti-bullying charity that helps thousands of young people overcome bullying each month.
     
  • The Anti-Bullying Alliance (ABA) is a unique coalition of organisations and individuals, who work together to stop bullying and create safer environments in which children and young people can live, grow, play and learn. 

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