Talking Point: What can be done to stop bullying?

Talking Point: What can be done to stop bullying?

Talking Point: What can be done to stop bullying?

First published in News

Today, we report on how shocking bullying in Sussex schools is taking its terrible toll on children and their families. 

What do you think can realistically be done to counter bullying in our schools? 

Have your say below. 

Comments (5)

Please log in to enable comment sorting

7:17am Tue 11 Mar 14

hyram77 says...

Stopping bullying in its entirety is an impossible task, however, if teachers enforce penalties for bully's and monitor children closely in the playground it may be nipped in the bud at an early stage. Further education will then come down to the parents who some of which will probably not have much of an idea themselves! So in summary, education and enforcement is the answer.
Stopping bullying in its entirety is an impossible task, however, if teachers enforce penalties for bully's and monitor children closely in the playground it may be nipped in the bud at an early stage. Further education will then come down to the parents who some of which will probably not have much of an idea themselves! So in summary, education and enforcement is the answer. hyram77
  • Score: 3

8:00am Tue 11 Mar 14

Chieftain11 says...

We need a return to good old fashioned Christian values to solve this social evil. It is the duty of the strong in our society to protect the weak.

When I was at school in the 60s that meant dishing out equal measure to the bullies ! Teachers quite sensibly turned a blind eye.

Like it or not, all this powder puff politically correct rubbish has done is make the weaker members of society more vulnerable to those who can now bully. with impunity.
We need a return to good old fashioned Christian values to solve this social evil. It is the duty of the strong in our society to protect the weak. When I was at school in the 60s that meant dishing out equal measure to the bullies ! Teachers quite sensibly turned a blind eye. Like it or not, all this powder puff politically correct rubbish has done is make the weaker members of society more vulnerable to those who can now bully. with impunity. Chieftain11
  • Score: 2

8:30am Tue 11 Mar 14

Quiterie says...

hyram77 wrote:
Stopping bullying in its entirety is an impossible task, however, if teachers enforce penalties for bully's and monitor children closely in the playground it may be nipped in the bud at an early stage. Further education will then come down to the parents who some of which will probably not have much of an idea themselves! So in summary, education and enforcement is the answer.
I wouldn't count on education from the parents for these bullies.

The reason they are bullies in the first place is because of poor parenting.
[quote][p][bold]hyram77[/bold] wrote: Stopping bullying in its entirety is an impossible task, however, if teachers enforce penalties for bully's and monitor children closely in the playground it may be nipped in the bud at an early stage. Further education will then come down to the parents who some of which will probably not have much of an idea themselves! So in summary, education and enforcement is the answer.[/p][/quote]I wouldn't count on education from the parents for these bullies. The reason they are bullies in the first place is because of poor parenting. Quiterie
  • Score: 6

2:17pm Tue 11 Mar 14

crochet says...

Bring back the cane and slipper ,these days kids think they can get away which anything as they now no that if a teacher or adult touches them they can get them done for it ,all wrong I think or bring back the national service
Bring back the cane and slipper ,these days kids think they can get away which anything as they now no that if a teacher or adult touches them they can get them done for it ,all wrong I think or bring back the national service crochet
  • Score: 1

8:29pm Wed 12 Mar 14

yes2values says...

If anyone would like one of our free lesson plans on KINDNESS (for ages 4 to 12) or ANTI-BULLYING (for ages 12 to 14 and over) that help children and young people just email your request to yes2values@hvf.org.u
k.

Human Values Foundation (http://www.hvf.org.
uk)
Charity Number 1048755
If anyone would like one of our free lesson plans on KINDNESS (for ages 4 to 12) or ANTI-BULLYING (for ages 12 to 14 and over) that help children and young people just email your request to yes2values@hvf.org.u k. Human Values Foundation (http://www.hvf.org. uk) Charity Number 1048755 yes2values
  • Score: 0

Comments are closed on this article.

Send us your news, pictures and videos

Most read stories

Local Info

Enter your postcode, town or place name

About cookies

We want you to enjoy your visit to our website. That's why we use cookies to enhance your experience. By staying on our website you agree to our use of cookies. Find out more about the cookies we use.

I agree