What we're doing about bullying

Anti-bullying is one of the key priorities for the Children and Young People's Trust (a partnership board for children and young people).

Bullying affects a large number of children and young people and is the most prevalent ill-treatment of all abuses to children. Salford's current anti-bullying strategy, is written to provide a whole authority approach to countering bullying and aims to coordinate the work of all organisations in making Salford a safe place for children.

Worried about a child

The safety and wellbeing of our children and young people is paramount and a key priority for the council.

If you are worried about some one being bullied, or are being bullied please complete an online referral to receive extra support.

What's happening now

This year to support Anti-bullying week Salford Youth Council will be working with Bury Youth Council to launch an awareness campaign on social media celebrating everyone’s differences.

Anti-bullying strategy

Working in collaboration with the Salford and Young People's Trust, we are happy to launch our updated anti-bullying strategy.

Government advice

Preventing and tackling bullying, advice for headteachers, staff, governing bodies and parents.

Directory of service

An emotional health directory which informs professionals on services available to them in preventing and intervention of bullying incidents is now available from the Partners in Salford website.

Reporting for schools and services working with young people

Please visit the Department for Education website for the latest guidance for reporting for schools and services working with young people.

Annual anti-bullying survey

Each November, we offer an opportunity to our schools and other settings to ask our children and young people what their thoughts and feelings are about bullying. This information forms part of our anti-bullying strategy.

Learning resources

Alongside the anti-bullying survey, we have created a presentation and resources to introduce discussions for staff working with children and young people which they can use. Please see the downloads section at the bottom of this page.

This page was last updated on 29 September 2017

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