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Cookstown High School, Cookstown

Anti-Bullying Policy

11th Oct 2018

As part of our commitment to working with the whole school community you are invited to comment on the school’s updated Anti-Bullying Policy.  This has been reviewed and some changes have been made. 

The policy can be downloaded from here: http://cookstownhighschool.org/cmsfiles/items/downloads/Anti-bullyingPolicy.pdf

Cookstown High School continues to take bullying very seriously and seeks to act promptly and appropriately to all incidents of bullying.  We ask that you continue to inform Heads of Year about any incidents of bullying so that together we can work quickly and efficiently to eradicate bullying from our school.

The Heads of Year are listed below:

Year 8    Dr Kane                     Year 11            Mr Henderson

Year 9    Mrs Blackwood           Year 12            Mrs Freeburn

Year 10    Mrs Porte                 Years 13 & 14   Mrs Johnston

Comments about the Anti-Bullying Policy should be made using info@chs.cookstown.ni.sch.uk and a link to this email address is found in the Contact Us tab above.  The deadline for feedback is Monday 22nd October.

Anti-bullying week is from 12th-16th November.  During this time, special assemblies, including assemblies led by the School Council, will inform pupils about bullying and how to respond.  In addition to our special assemblies, the School Council will be providing other resources to promote our school ethos, which highlights that every child is valuable:

Statement of Ethos

As a school founded upon Christian principles, we believe in and celebrate the uniqueness of each individual and encourage all members of our community to show respect for all.

We seek the development of Character through Knowledge believing each individual has a duty to build a community, to strive to do their best, to show compassion for those in need, and to take responsibility for their own words and actions.

Cookstown High School seeks to develop young people who are independent learners and active citizens.