All About Bullying & How To Stop It.-By Shani and Izzi

What Is Bullying?

Bullying is when someone is being hurt either by words or actions, feels bad because of it, and has a hard time stopping what is happening to them. Bullying is also when you bully someone repeatedly over and over again with no stop.

What are the different types of bullying:

There different types of bullying. For example there are Cyberbullying, Physical bullying, Verbal Bullying and emotional Bullying.

What is Cyberbullying?

  • sending mean text messages
  • Posting statements online that are unkind or not true.
  • Sending or posting pictures that are not yours to share.
  • Making negative comments online about someone.
  • Agreeing with someone who posts something hurtful.

What is Physical bullying?

  • hitting
  • Pushing and shoving.
  • fighting
  • Tripping
  • Yelling at someone.
  • Making rude gestures.
  • Taking or breaking another person's things.

What is Emotional Bullying?

  • Name calling.
  • Making fun of someone.
  • Laughing at someone.
  • Leaving someone out on purpose.
  • Starting rumours or telling lies about someone.
  • sending mean messages on a computer or phone.
  • Trying to make someone feel bad about who they are or what they look like.

What is Verbal Bullying?

  • Put downs
  • Threats
  • teasing
  • stalking
  • Intimidation

strategies for dealing with bullying

  • stay calm
  • ignore the bully
  • tell someone trustworthy
  • tell the bully to stop

What are the effects of bullying at school?

  • You don't feel apart of the school community.
  • You don't like school.
  • lack quality friendship at school.
  • Show high levels of emotion such as sadness or depression.
  • Low self-esteem.
  • Have depression, anxiety, feelings of loneliness.
  • feel suspicious of others.
  • You can be at risk of suicide.

supporting victims of bullying

  • encourage them to stand up to the bully
  • don't by-stand
  • be a friend to the victim
  • support the victim
  • tell an adult

Recommended website

beyond blue:

-explains what bullying is

-how you can help

-you can contact them