How do they affect your child?

Facts about bullying

  • 10-20% of children are bullies
  • 15-30% of children are repeatedly victimized
  • Male bullies mainly use verbal and physical attacks
  • Female bullies mainly use verbal and relational hostility
  • 20-30% of onlookers either encourage or join in on the bullying

Effects of bullying

  • Depression and anxiety
  • Feelings of sadness and loneliness
  • Negative changes in sleep and eating patterns
  • Loss of interest in activities they used to enjoy
  • Health complaints
  • Decreased academic achievement

Cyber Bullying Virus

Preventing bullying

  • Work with your child; to make sure that they aren't a bully, then to make sure that they aren't a victim.
  • Work with the school and the community
  • Educate people about bullying
  • Build a safe environment at home for your child, If you are a teacher you can make a safe environment in the classroom.

Anti-Bullying Elementary School Video (Dunsford)