Student E-Book 2020 - 2021
Dealing with bullying situations
Try to stay calm when the bullying starts – people who bully often enjoy the feeling of power they get if they can see that they can “wind you up”, especially in front of an audience. Try to deny them this satisfaction.
deeply, save any evidence of online bullying and remind yourself that:
is nothing about you that deserves this. Nobody has the right to treat you like
the bully says tells people more about them than you.
might just walk away and try to ignore the bullying - they may lose interest if
you don’t react.
the CEOP Reporting tab on any social media platform to report abuse.
You might try looking the person bullying you in the eye, and saying something like “I don’t know why you are doing this, but I would like it to stop. Please leave me alone now.” (This is hard to do, so don’t feel bad if you don’t feel able to do this.)
Remember to talk to an adult you trust who will be able to help you.