Bullying

How it is affecting your children

The Facts

More than half of all children are bullied at some point over their school years.

10% of those children are bullied on a regular basis.

Everyday 160,000 students skip school to avoid conflict or bullying at school.

How you can help prevent: warning signs

Look for unexplained bruises, cuts or marks.

Avoidance of peer interactions, becoming less sociable.

Your child may be afraid to be left alone.

Bipolar mood swings or unexplainable anger or sadness.

Sudden significant drop in grades.


Ways to help your child

Communication on a daily basis will help you monitor any suspicious behaviors or signs that your child is being bullied. The most important thing is to always give your child a strong source of what is right and what is wrong and make them feel open and comforted in talking to you