Education

Prom: What you need to know…

Prom season is officially upon us. aaaaaand…. relax! Exams are over. Summer is officially here. Its the end of an enormous chapter which has taken up approximately 11,880 hours of your life since year 1 (for those of us in mainstream schooling). What’s next is sometimes uncertain but always exciting. Whether you’re carrying on your education

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Cyberbullying Statistics: What They Tell Us

It is no secret that the landscape of bullying continues to change, which is why we stress the importance of researching trends, attitudes and behaviours so that we can continue to innovate and develop world-class interventions and ways of tackling cyberbullying. But, what do the stats say? Latest statistics are taken from Ditch the Label’s

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Emma McGann Blogs About How to Overcome the ‘Social Hierarchy’ at School…

We’ve all had ‘that one friend’ who believes themselves to be higher up the social hierarchy than the rest of the kids at school… Singer-Songwriter Emma McGann, wrote a guest blog for Ditch the Label on how to challenge the label of ‘Queen Bee’… Here’s what Emma had to say: I was different from a

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Inverted Snobbery: “I Was Bullied Because Of Attitudes Towards My Accent, Upbringing and Background”

*Tina experienced bullying because of attitudes towards her accent, upbringing and background I went to the Kings School Ely, a private mixed boarding school near Cambridge from the age of eleven to eighteen and for the most part I have very happy memories of boarding school. Whilst some of the stereotypes of a private education

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Bullying of SEN&D Youth: The Hard Truth

Bullying can of course affect anyone, often leaving young people feeling vulnerable and isolated. This is particularly true for young people with SEN&D (Special Educational Needs and Disability) who may already be experiencing this, thereby creating a double disadvantage. What the Stats Tell Us While we shouldn’t assume that all SEN&D young people will be bullied,

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