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Anti-bullying

We published our updated Anti-Bullying Strategy in March 2014. The Anti-Bullying Steering Group works to make the strategy a reality. Contact cyptrust@salford.gov.uk for more information.

The following organisations in Salford have achieved the BIG (Bullying Intervention Group) award:

Read more about the award at www.bullyinginterventiongroup.co.uk.

Work on cohesion with children and young people

Three social media campaigns September 2016 to July 2017 (one per school term). The campaigns will give advice to young people, parents and workers. Salford Youth Council will lead the first campaign, starting during Anti-Bullying week: 14-18 November 2016.

Salford Youth Council are developing a support group for young people experiencing bullying.

The annual Anti-Bullying survey will be developed in 2016 to engage more young people.

In 2016-17 the #donthateeducate UK Youth Parliament campaign will deliver workshops in schools, and a series of events (including one with Manchester Youth Council).

Anti-bullying conference November 2014 'The spectrum of bullying and hate': young people and practitioners took part in workshops showcasing best practice and resources that challenge attitudes of hate and prejudice related bullying.

Salford's No Place for Hate 2013: Activities encouraged cohesion and understanding between different groups. Run by voluntary and community organisations, and youth settings. Raised awareness of hate crime and encouraged people to report it. Monday 23 to Sunday 30 September 2013.

Hate Crime Awareness Week 2011: Salford's first hate crime awareness week, 21 - 27 March 2011. Events included training workshops.

English for Speakers of Other Languages: Information on hate crime, and how to report it, in ESOL courses from Salford City College.

Respect, Don't Hate: Aimed at Year 6 pupils, to challenge bullying and hate-related behaviours. 60 - 90 minute sessions over a 6 week period. In areas where there have been incidents.

Exceeding Expectations: Support for schools and youth settings. Explores homophobia, homophobic bullying and the negative use of the word "gay". Includes a theatre production. Also covers discrimination of any kind, including appearance.

Hate Crime Toolkit: A way of addressing hate crimes and incidents. Developed in Ordsall and Langworthy and adopted by Local Partnership Delivery Groups across Salford.

IDAHO: International Day Against HOmophobia event organised by Salford Council Youth Service. Photographs by young people contributed to the "Don't Assume" campaign, and have been printed onto postcards. Postcards distributed through Exceeding Expectations, at Manchester Pride, and at other cohesion events.

This Is Salford: A play and multimedia resource. By Salford Council Youth Service with Hope Theatre Company. Interviews with young people on the diversity of Salford and the impact of hate crime.  Workshop sessions are being developed. Touring is envisaged to begin 2014.

Restorative Justice: A way to resolve conflicts. For example bullying, neighbour disputes, or relationship problems. Aims to repair the harm, and prevent problems happening again. Where appropriate, Restorative Justice is offered for hate crime or incidents.

Downloadable documents

This page was last updated on 3 April 2017

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