This site uses cookies to help us provide quality services. Using our services, you consent to the use of cookies.

Student Safeguarding

At North Chadderton we take your safety very seriously.

If you have any worries, either for yourself or any of your friends, then please speak to:

  • Mrs Greenwood, Mrs Cunningham, Ms Davies, Mrs Purkhardt, Mr Harrison, Mr Ali, Mrs Hilton or Mrs Collinge.

Safeguarding Poster June 2018

 

Student guide to Anti-Bullying 
1 What is bullying?  
Bullying is behaviour that is:
  • repeated
  • intended to hurt someone either physically or emotionally
  • often aimed at certain groups, for example because of race, religion, gender or sexual orientation 
2 What are the different types of bullying?  
  • Physical Bullying – e.g. pushing, kicking or hitting others, making people do what they don’t want to do, damaging, or stealing someone’s belongings
  • Verbal Bullying – e.g. name-calling, teasing and mocking, sarcasm, blackmail and threats, spreading rumours
  • Cyber Bullying – e.g. mobile phone texts/calls, instant messaging/social media, uploading unkind posts or photos online, emails, internet chat rooms etc.
  • Indirect Bullying – e.g. being unfriendly and ignoring others, excluding others from friendship groups 
3 How do I know if somebody is being bullied?  
If somebody is being bullied they may: 
  • Behave differently to how they usually behave
  • Seem quiet and anxious 
  • Appear to be sad or upset
  • Lack in confidence when they are usually confident
  • Say they don’t feel well, especially first thing in the morning
  • Start to do less well at school
  • Not want to walk to school or to leave the house on evenings or weekends
  • Not want to come to school
  • Skip lessons 
  • Have trouble sleeping and seem to be tired all the time because they aren’t sleeping properly
  • Become aggressive or disruptive
  • Have some unexplained cuts or bruises
  • Ask for money or have no money at lunchtimes
  • Hurt themselves on purpose 
4 What should I do if I believe somebody is being bullied or is bullying others?   
  • Speak to any member of staff or to a Student Ambassador about your concerns 
5 What happens if I report bullying?  
Bullying of any type and by anyone will not be tolerated at The Hathershaw College.  
  • All staff will take bullying seriously 
  • Bullying will be investigated
  • Statements from the person experiencing bullying, the student carrying out the bullying behaviour and any witnesses.  We may also view CCTV footage
  • Where bullying is found to have happened the student carrying out the bullying behaviour will be punished and the person experiencing bullying will be supported
  • Parents/carers of those involved will be informed
  • Teachers will be told so that they are aware of any concerns 
  • Bullying incidents will be recorded and may be sent to the Local Authority as a ‘Hate/Bullying Incident’ which will go on the record of the student carrying out the bullying behaviour 
6     What support is there for students?  
(a) For the person carrying out the bullying behaviour: 
  • Staff will ensure that the person carrying out the bullying behaviour is helped to see that their behaviour is bullying, to think about the effect their behaviour has had on others, and to change this in the future
  • They will be encouraged to apologise for their actions 
(b) For the person experiencing bullying: 
  • The student experiencing bullying will be offered extra support from their Year Manager, Form Tutor and other staff.   
  • School counselling will be provided if requested
  • Support programmes will be available for students
  • Parents/carers will be informed and encouraged to support/monitor their child at home
 
  • Or visit CEOP - LINK BELOW

      

To find out how to stay safe online, we suggest you visit these sites;

Share Aware - NSPCC Guide to Social Media - CLICK HERE

It's not OKAY - Information on Exploitation - CLICK HERE

Facebook Guide - Do The Check - CLICK HERE

thinkuknow.co.uk - Visit Site

Kidsmart.org.uk - Visit Site

UK Safer Internet Centre - Visit Site

North Chadderton School is part of The Oak Trust.

Headteacher & Chief Executive:
Ms J Clark

Senior Director of Education

Mrs S. North

SENCO

Mrs M. Meaden

North Chadderton School
Chadderton Hall Road, 
Chadderton, Oldham, OL9 OBN.
Tel: 0161 624 9939 

Receptionists'   

Mrs G Tonge
Mrs A Galgani

Chair of the Oak Trust Board - Mrs L Brierley, c/o North Chadderton School.
Chair of Local Advisory Committee - Mr G Crabtree, c/o North Chadderton School.

 

Past Events of Interest

PhotoGalleryQL1

AwardsFooter3

© 2018 North Chadderton School. All Rights Reserved. Designed Inhouse