Bullying can happen to anyone at any age. Bullying is when someone deliberately hurts you and usually happens over time. Being bullied at school, home or online might involve:
- verbal bullying – e.g. calling you names
- emotional bullying – e.g. teasing you, talking about you, leaving you out
- physical bullying – e.g. pushing you, hitting you
- cyber-bullying – e.g. text message, facebook, email
No one has the right to hurt you or make you feel bad, and if you are being bullied you don’t have to put up with it, you can talk to someone about it. Just remember that you can talk to any adult in your school about bullying. There are some other people you can talk to and some websites you can visit if you would like some more information about school and bullying:
You can ring Childline on 0800 11 11 and you can talk to them about anything that has upset you or makes you worry.
You can also go to these websites:
Remember if you need someone to talk to you can talk to anyone at school or alternatively ring Childline at 0800 11 11.