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Anti-Bullying:
Alex Holmes, inspirational anti-bullying campaigner

Nowadays there are so many different aspects to bullying. Society’s technological advances have not only opened up many new roads to knowledge, but have introduced new ways for bullying to be carried out in secret. The only way forward is to make children aware of the dangers, to empower them to take control of their lives and to help them grow their self-respect. [To read full story and get video link click here].

alex holmesSchool Councils should be the starting point for your in-school anti-bullying campaign. Buddy Systems and Peer Mentoring are two of the ways you can involve the students. Set up a sub-Committee and start your young Leaders down the path to making a real difference in your school!

Alex Holmes is a fantastic young man who has overcome bullying, he has first-hand knowledge of the difference beating the bullies makes to young people’s lives. He now works tirelessly as an anti-bullying campaigner. He also led the Student Voice in his school. His dedication to helping other youngsters has led to him being nominated for, and receiving the ITV Teacher of the Year Award and the Diana Award.

To inspire your students, do share his video with them. www.youtube.com/watch?v=TPY6RK_bLbw

Enjoy!