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Dixons Marchbank Primary


At Dixons Marchbank Primary, we want to make sure that you feel looked after, safe and happy when you are in and out of school.

We can help you by

  • Explaining what bullying is.
  • Teaching you what to do if you are being bullied, or if someone else is being bullied.
  • Telling you the names of grown ups you can speak to.
  • Being there to help and support you to make things better.

Who can help me in school?

Any of the adults in school will help you or you may want to go one of these adults. We are all here to listen to you.

Anti bullying team

Types of unwelcome acts of bullying might include:

Physical - hitting, kicking, tripping up, pinching, pushing or damaging property

Verbal – name calling, insults, teasing, ‘jokes’, mocking, taunting, gossiping, secrets and threats.

Non-verbal – staring, body language, gestures, posturing.

Indirect – excluding / leaving people out, spreading rumours and stories, emails, chat rooms, messaging phones, notes, making rude gestures or faces.

Racist - name calling, or negative comments about race, culture or religion

Online bullying or Cyberbullying – any of those actions above that take place online through digital devices e.g., mobile phones, computers and tablets.

Useful online sites

  • Mindmate Worried about bullying? - help and advice