SCHOOL-WIDE BULLY PREVENTION PLAN
NAME OF SCHOOL: J. Douglas Hodgson E.S.
PRINCIPAL: Elaine Fournier
DATE: October 28th, 2013
The purpose of this plan is to outline our school plan for Bully Prevention and Intervention.
It was created collaboratively through our Safe and Accepting School Team, our school staff, reviewed with our School Council and available on our web-site for perusal by the larger community
This plan will be reviewed on an annual basis as part of our School Improvement Plan.
Definition of Bullying: is typically a form of repeated, persistent and aggressive behaviour directed at an individual or individuals that is intended to cause (or ought reasonably to be known to cause) fear and distress and/or harm to another person’s body, feelings, self-esteem, or reputation. Bullying occurs in a context where there is a real or perceived power imbalance.
Our School Committee:
J. Douglas Hodgson E.S.– Elaine Fournier (Principal), Theresa Riley (Non-Teaching Rep), Marg Cox(Community Rep), Judi Paul (Community Rep), Ann Harop (Parent Rep), Peter Smith (Parent Rep), Fiona Williams (Parent Rep), Kris Baird (Parent Rep), Linda Boore (Parent Rep).
This plan was developed on: October 28th, 2013
Our most recent school climate survey was conducted on: Spring 2013
P– Prevention Strategies
Strategies we use to enhance our positive school climate
Specific strategies we use to prevent bullying from occurring in our school
Education and awareness strategies for our students
Education and awareness strategies for our school community
Training and In-service for Staff
R– Reporting Strategies
If a student is being bullied, how should they communicate?
If a parent wishes to report bullying, how should they do this?
If another student wishes to report bullying, how should they do this?
Are there a variety of ways that students and parents can safely communicate incidents to the school?
What are our progressive discipline steps and are all stakeholders aware of them?
What is our process for investigating reports of bullying?
Strategies for identifying potential bullies and intervening in their behaviour
Methods for communicating with parents of involved parties
Methods for documenting incidents and follow up for bullying incidents
S– Support Strategies
Is there a support plan in place for the victim?
Process for restorative practices
Support strategies for bullies
Strategies for bystanders
Communication of support plans to parents
Outside Agencies that can be accessed
M– Monitoring and Communication
Communication of data
Date Plan Created: October 28th 2013