Report an Incident at St Thomas More Catholic School
St Thomas More Catholic School is committed to providing a caring, friendly and safe environment for all of our students so they can learn in a relaxed and secure atmosphere. Bullying of any kind is unacceptable at St Thomas More Catholic School. If bullying does occur, all students should be able to tell and know that incidents will be dealt with promptly and effectively.
The St Thomas More Catholic School Definition of Bullying:
Any action which makes someone feel unhappy. This may not always be deliberate. These actions may be verbal, psychological or physical.
Bullying can be:
- Emotional: being unfriendly, excluding, tormenting (e.g. hiding books, threatening gestures)
- Physical: pushing, kicking, hitting, punching or any use of violence
- Racist: racial taunts, graffiti, gestures
- Sexual: unwanted physical contact or sexually abusive comments
- Diabolist: comments and name calling
- Homophobic: because of, or focussing on the issue of sexuality
- Verbal: name-calling, sarcasm, spreading rumours, teasing
- Cyber: All areas of Internet, such as email & Internet chat room misuse
- Mobile threats by text messaging & calls
- Misuse of associated technology , i.e. camera & video facilities
To report an incident you must be logged into the site as a St Thomas More Catholic School Pupil!
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The website lets you know what is good, what is not and what you can do about it. It also lets you report something you are worried about on-line.
There is also information about Childline a free service that lets you talk to someone confidentially if something is worrying you.