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Peer on Peer Abuse Policy and Procedure

Peer on Peer Abuse Policy and Procedure

Introduction

Keeping Children Safe in Education, 2016 states that ‘Governing bodies and proprietors should ensure their child protection policy includes procedures to minimise the risk of peer on peer abuse and sets out how allegations of peer on peer abuse will be investigated and dealt with’ (page 19). The document also states it is most important to ensure opportunities of seeking the voice of the child are heard, ‘Governing bodies, proprietors and school or college leaders should ensure the child’s wishes and feelings are taken into account when determining what action to take and what services to provide. Systems should be in place for children to express their views and give feedback.  Ultimately, any system and processes should operate with the best interests of the child at their heart.’

At Bader Primary School we continue to ensure that any form of abuse or harmful behaviour is dealt with immediately and consistently to reduce the extent of harm to the young person, with full consideration to impact on that individual child’s emotional and mental health and well-being.

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Purpose and Aim

Children and young people may be harmful to one another in a number of ways which would be classified as peer on peer abuse. The purpose of this policy is to explore the many forms of peer on peer abuse and include a planned and supportive response to the issues.

At Bader Primary School we have the following policies in place that should be read in conjunction with this policy:

Anti-Bullying Policy

Child Protection Policy

Cyber Bullying Policy

The content of our Peer on Peer Abuse Policy and Procedure is drawn from:

Whatis.com   http://whatis.techtarget.com/definition/cyberbullying

New Choices Inc. http://newchoicesinc.org/educated/abuse/TDV/def

This is abuse campaign https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/410010/2015-03-08_This_is_Abuse_campaign_summary_report__2_.pdf

stopbullying.gov 

http://www.stopbullying.gov/what-is bullying/definition/index.html#types

EACH resources for LGBT

Child Online Protection and Exploitation Service

https://www.ceop.police.uk/Media-Centre/Press-releases/2009/What-does-sexting-mean/

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