Anti-Bullying Ambassadors

Buddying Letter from Benson.
Copy of Buddy Letter

Transition Buddying Scheme

As part of the transition work, the Anti-bullying Ambassadors worked with the Student Council and wrote to primary school pupils moving up in September. The pupils were identified by their school as being particularly anxious or nervous about starting high school. The Anti-bullying Ambassadors and Student Council members buddied up with a pupil and wrote them a letter. Here is an example of just a couple of the letters sent to pupils.

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Anti-Bullying Action Plan

Our Anti-Bullying Ambassadors

A group of our students trained to become Anti Bullying Ambassadors with The Diana Award. The Diana Award is supported by TRHs The Duke of Cambridge and the Duke of Sussex and is the only charity in memory of Princess Diana and her belief that young people have the power to change the world.

The Diana Award’s free Anti-Bullying Ambassador Programme, which is available to schools across the UK, sees trainers working with students and other young people to change the attitude surrounding bullying both across the UK and beyond. The programme has a strong peer-to-peer focus, with trainers giving young people the skills and confidence to become Anti-Bullying Ambassadors to tackle bullying in their schools long after the training has finished. The Diana Award’s anti-bullying work is recognised as world-class thanks to this sustainable approach.

The primary school buddy scheme will also take place again this year. The idea for the initiative was started by then Year 8 student Benson Hardy, and was developed by the Student Council and Anti Bullying Ambassadors. Year 6 students who are worried or anxious about moving to high school are assigned a ‘buddy’ from the Academy and the ‘buddies’ then introduce themselves by writing to them. On transition day students then have a chance to meet with their buddy so they can talk to them about any worries they might have and also have an older student they can speak to when they start at the Academy.

The student’s work has been recognised at the Isle of Wight Safeguarding conference, where they won an anti-bullying award in the ‘Pupil Initiative’ category.

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