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Anti-Bullying Week 2019

Schools Anti-Bullying Week - 'Change Starts With Us!'

This years theme is ‘Change Starts With Us!’ and many schools in Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole will be raising awareness and spreading positive messages for Anti-Bullying Week, 11-15 November. Themed More…

This years theme is ‘Change Starts With Us!’ and many schools in Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole will be raising awareness and spreading positive messages for Anti-Bullying Week, 11-15 November. Themed assemblies, classroom activities, visual displays and even wearing odd-socks are just some of the ways schools will be getting involved. Dorset Police Safe Schools and Communities Team are running an Anti-Bullying poster competition to mark the week.

What to do if your child is being bullied 

5 November 2019

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Great response to childcare survey!

Parents Childcare Survey 2019
This summer we asked parents to tell us what they think of childcare within the council and what’s working well and areas we could improve on. We were delighted that nearly 700 parents responded and we will use the information given to prioritise our work… Read full article

Road Safety Week - Stay safe on the walk to school

Think! Road safety
Do your children walk to school on their own? According to government reports, many children start to make the journey to school independently as early as Key Stage 2 (age 7-11).  Alarmingly, this corresponds to a rise in road casualty rates with children aged 9-12 at… Read full article

Protecting children from sexual abuse

Protecting children from sexual abuse
The possibility that your child could become a victim of sexual abuse is horrifying to imagine, but one of the best ways to protect children from abuse is to recognise that it can sometimes happen and to take active steps to understand the risks and… Read full article