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Bullying and school refusal – what can we do?

Unsurprisingly bullying can be a contributory factor in school refusal and attendance difficulties. Children and young people may be avoiding school to protect themselves from bullying or as a result of the effects on their self-esteem and mental health. "Bullying is repeated negative behaviour done on purpose to hurt [...]

Vulnerable to bullying or just children being children?

A case of bullying  as reported by one of our NFIS parents. After months school denying my youngest son was being bullied, despite the evidence, his primary school’s governors finally updated their SEN policy to include the phrase: We recognise that sometimes children with SEN may be more vulnerable [...]

By | 2018-06-13T13:29:55+00:00 February 16th, 2018|Bullying, Family & Friends, Policies & Procedures, School Environments, SEND|