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Odd Socks for Anti-Bullying Week


Some of the Facts 

1 in 2 people experience bullying, YOU ARE NOT ALONE, IT’S OKAY TO TALK ABOUT IT.

  • Over 30% of children and young people have experienced bullying in the last year alone.
  • More than 16,000 young people are absent from school due to bullying.
  • Over half of lesbian, gay and bisexual young people have experienced homophobic bullying at school.
  • There were over 24,000 Childline counselling sessions with children about bullying in 2016/17.

(Source: NSPCC, 2017)

Getting involved

During Anti-Bullying Week 2017, staff and young people within asphaleia will be celebrating what makes us all different and all equal!

To help raise awareness for Anti-Bullying Week asphaleia staff and young people will be wearing odd socks, making donations, sharing resources and discussing this prevalent issue with children, young people, parents and carers.

Find out more about Odd Socks Day for Anti-Bullying Week here:

Keep an eye out for further updates in the coming weeks.

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