Anti-bullying Policy

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Children are proud of the diverse ethnic community they are part of, valuing and respecting the different traditions and cultures which link them to the wider global community. 


Statement of Intent

At St Richard’s we do not discriminate against any child or adult on the grounds of race, disability, gender, age, gender reassignment, pregnancy, maternity, religion or belief, sex, or sexual orientation. We embrace the individuality of all our community members and comply fully with the Equality Act 2010.


At St Richard’s we are committed to providing a caring, friendly and safe environment for all of our pupils so they can learn in a relaxed and secure atmosphere. 

Overall aim of Policy

This policy to combat bullying provides a framework for individual work with perpetrators and victims and for dealing with reported incidents. We acknowledge that the effects of bullying are far-reaching and may have lasting effects on pupils and on the atmosphere in the school. Bullying exists in all schools and in all age groups. At St Richard’s we believe bullying can be reduced by having in place a clear anti-bullying policy to which all pupils, staff, parents and governors adhere.

Overall Objectives

    • To bring about conditions in which bullying is less likely to happen in the future
    • To ensure a rapid, effective response to incidents of bullying;
    • To monitor and evaluate the procedures established by the policy;
    • To work in partnership with parents/carers and the wider community to establish a consistent approach to bullying.Aims It is a primary aim of our school that every member of the school community feels valued and respected, and that each person is treated fairly and well. We are a caring community, whose values are built on gospel values, mutual trust and respect for all.The school's anti bullying policy aims to promote an environment in which everyone feels safe, secure and happy. 
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