Checkpoints for parents: towards a non-violent school. Good behaviour for better learning (PDF, 676KB)
contains tips to help parents find out how their child's school is tackling bullying and violence.
Checkpoints for parents is the latest in a series of guides written for the NSPCC by George Varnava - former president of the National Association of Headteachers. It will help to answer common questions from parents about bullying and violence, including:
All schools must have an anti-bullying policy by law, yet bullying remains a serious problem despite efforts by many schools. Every month ChildLine , a service of the NSPCC, counsels more than 3,000 young people about bullying - a quarter (23%) of all calls to the service.