TOP 3 ENTRANTS WILL RECEIVE THEIR DESIGN ON A T-SHIRT OF THEIR CHOICE
To coincide with Anti-bullying week the Give ‘em Hope Campaign would like YOU to get creative and Design an anti-bullying T-Shirt.
- Scan and send your design to firstname.lastname@example.org
- 10 winners will have their designs printed on a selection of adult and children’s clothing.
Closing Date: 1 November 2013, so that your design will be ready for International STAND UP to Bullying Day, the third Friday of November
- See the 10 winning designs for sale at http://www.cafepress.co.uk/giveemhope
- Winner’s names and designs will be posted on our website http://www.nbiassociates.co.uk/Give–em-Hope-Campaign.html on 4 November 2013
REMEMBER – TOP 3 ENTRANTS WILL RECEIVE THEIR DESIGN ON A T-SHIRT OF THEIR CHOICE
Statistics on Bullying
- 38% of young people have been affected by cyber-bullying.
- 31,599 children called ChildLine in 2011/12 about bullying.
- Almost half (46%) of children and young people say they have been bullied at school at some point in their lives.
- 38% of disabled children worried about being bullied.
18% of children and young people who worried about bullying said they would not talk to their parents about it.
- 29% of children and young people in England experienced bullying in 2009/10.
- 31,599 children called ChildLine in 2011/12 (10% of calls) about bullying.
- Between 1 April 2011 to 31 March 2012 ChildLine carried out 31,599 counselling interactions with a primary concern of bullying. This represents 10% of the total counselling interactions undertaken during that period.
- Bullying was the main reason that boys called ChildLine.
- Over half (55%) of lesbian, gay and bisexual young people have experienced homophobic bullying at school.
- Between 8% and 34% of children and young people in the UK have been cyberbullied, and girls are twice as likely to experience persistent cyberbullying than boys.
- 38% of young people have been affected by cyber-bullying, with abusive emails (26%) and text messages (24%) being the most common methods.
28% of children did not tell anyone about the abuse.
- A survey of pupils in England estimates that 16,493 young people aged 11-15 (4.4%) are frequently absent from state school or home educated because of bullying.
Statistics on bullying collated from government reports and research from:
- · Chamberlain, Tamsin, George, Nalia, Golden, Sarah, Walker, Fiona and Benton, Tom (2010) Tellus4 national report (PDF). London: Department for Children, Schools and Families (DCSF).
- · Department for Children, Schools and Families (2010) Local authority measures for national indicators supported by the Tellus4 survey (PDF). London: Department for Children, Schools and Families.
- · NSPCC/ChildLine facts and figures. Contact the NSPCC Information Service for more information about ChildLine facts and figures.
- · Guasp, April (2012) The school report: the experiences of young gay people in Britain’s schools (PDF). London: Stonewall.
- · Department for Education (2011) The protection of children online: a brief scoping review to identify vulnerable groups (PDF). London: Department for Education.
- · Tarapdar, Saima and Kellett, Mary (2011) Young people’s voices on cyber-bullying: what can age comparisons tell us? London: The Diana Award.
- · Red Balloon (2011) Estimating the prevalence of young people absent from school due to bullying (PDF). London: Red Balloon.
There are lots of organisations that provide support and advice if you’re worried about bullying:
- Childline http://www.childline.org.uk/Explore/Bullying/Pages/Bullyinginfo.aspx
- Kidscape http://www.kidscape.org.uk/
- Bullying UK http://www.bullying.co.uk/
- Cyber Mentors http://www.beatbullying.org/
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