The Bully is a poem written by Paul Williams of Pontypridd, who has kindly allowed us to share it here: Alone sitting, while everyone else does play Nobody to talk to nothing to say As the vibrant sound of fun echoes around the school yard Sitting alone no one to play with is ever so […]
Warning: The following video contains strong language and themes that may be unsuitable for younger children. This video by CARE Norway is a couple of years old now, but is still poignant. #DearDaddy is a letter to a father from his daughter, narrated while still in the womb. Exploring the effects of names that girls are called […]
Psychologist David Coleman caused controversy when he said on air that children should hit back in the playground. Here, he explains his logic
There have been reports recently of a violent craze sweeping across Liverpool, where pupils film each other fighting and send the videos to Instagram accounts devoted to showing images and videos of the fights.
Most young people aren’t in gangs and don’t want to be. But the small number of young people who do belong to a gang can have a significant impact on their communities, families and themselves.
Healthy relationships are built on trust and openness. If your child tells you their boyfriend or girlfriend is often suspicious about what they’re getting up to, or shows a lot of jealousy, it might be helpful to talk to them (in a general way) about what makes for good relationships and bad. What they’ve noticed […]
Alex Holmes, the Diana Award anti-bullying programme manager, was previously a victim of bullying and now runs the anti-bullying ambassadors programme. Here he explains what cyberbullying is, why it hurts – and what you can do about it.
Bullying can come in all shapes and sizes. From physical hitting and pushing around, to name calling and exclusion. The physical is a little more obvious and clear cut as bullying. The name calling and emotional bullying can be a little harder to identify and deal with. What is meant purely as a joke and […]
Guidelines on dealing with bulling from the UK Government