November 2nd marked the beginning of our Bullying Awareness Week. During this week each class focused in on this theme, discussing what exactly bullying is, how we can cope with it if it happens to us and methods of dealing with it if we encounter it ourselves or observe it.
As part of this a poster competition took place where the children were encouraged to illustrate whet they had talked about and learnt. This proved a great success as it was clear they had gained much through focusing on the theme.
Prizes for 1st and 2nd were presented on the day of the holidays and congratulations to all who took part. Our thanks to Bandon Office Supplies for sponsoring the prizes.
It is hoped that the children will feel free to approach anyone at school if they encounter a provlem as a result of our Bullying Awareness Week.
Whereas we focus on prevention during bullying awareness week it is an ongoing process which we revisit throughout the year.