What is Bullying?
Bullying is behaviour that is deliberately hurtful repeated over a period of time and where it is difficult for the person being bullied to defend themselves.
Bullying of any kind is anti-social behaviour which affect everyone. This type of behaviour is unacceptable and will not be tolerated at The Fermain Academy. If you have any concerns around bullying, please contact a member of staff as soon as possible.
Staff with Key Responsibility:
Mark Robinson - Pastoral Head
Lee Cambray - Headteacher and Designated Safeguarding Lead
Rebecca Sadler - Deputy Safeguarding Lead
Deb Gibson - Wellbeing Governor
How we Respond to Bullying:
- You can read The Fermain Academy's Anti-Bullying Policy by clicking here.
- The Fermain Academy follows a streamlined procedure to swiftly and effectively deal with bullying of any kind, this can be viewed by clicking here.
- The Fermain Academy uses the Resorative Approaches method to deal with conflicts in a calm and nurturing manner. Restorative Approaches aim to repair harm and re-build broken relationships. Staff members trained in Restorative Approaches are Miss. Jenna Young and Mrs. Emma Sandbach.
Parents/Carers and students can access further support from the agencies listed below:
- Kooth Online Mental Wellbeing Community - Home - Kooth
- Just Drop-in - Just Drop-In - Live Well Cheshire East
- Visyon - Visyon | Empowering Young People
- SHOUT - Shout 85258 - free, 24/7 mental health text support in the UK | Shout 85258 (giveusashout.org)