Everyone deserves to be treated equally, fairly and without prejudice.
Schools and nurseries operate within Stirling Council’s duty under the Equality Act (2010) to eliminate decimation, harassment and victimisation and to promote and encourage the participation of all including those who face disadvantage.
The equality act identifies 9 protected characteristics including
- gender reassignment,
- sexual orientation.
“Bullying has a detrimental impact on children and young people’s wellbeing. Children and young people have the right to be safe, secure with strong, positive relationships with peers and with adults, in order to thrive and to achieve their full potential.” Respectme 2015
Where bullying incidents do occur, schools and nurseries will use a respectful approach to effectively resolve the situation.
Respectme website provides guidance and resources to support parents and carers to deal with incidents of bullying.