What Are UK Schools Doing About Bullying

Schools are obliged to provide a safe environment for their pupils, encourage good behaviour and prevent/deal with bullying. Different schools use different approaches to the problem of bullying and they are achieving different levels of success in both prevention and intervention.

Anti-Bullying Policies in UK Schools

UK school officials are aware of the problem of bullying among children and that prevention is the best way to deal with the issue. Unfortunately, most preventive measures such as talking about bullying with the pupils and including the issue into lessons have been shown to achieve only a limited success and that bullying in UK schools continues. Some of the most commonly used methods to help bullying victims and prevent bullying from continuing include: