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Written by Jos on 5th July, 2019

Throughout this week 450,000 teachers and pupils across England and Wales have been celebrating School Diversity Week. The week was created by the charity Just Like Us, whose aim is to support pupils and students, LGBT+ and straight, to thrive in a diverse world. Check out some of the amazing cakes on sale @roydsschool this […]

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Written by Jos on 25th June, 2019

As the world digitises many positive advances have been made, but the digital era has also advanced some of the darker aspects of the world. Recent research indicates that cyberbullying is a growing issue and many pupils are being affected by it. Just this week the OECD think tank reported that England’s schools were the […]

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Written by Jos on 19th June, 2019

This year will be the 7th Stop Cyberbullying Day, and whilst efforts are being made to protect young people from cyberbullying, it is still a problem that a lot of children and young people face. Cyberbullying is the electronic revolution of bullying. Predominately consisting of; abusive comments, sharing pictures without consent, hacking, creating specific websites […]

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Written by Jos on 10th June, 2019

The Focus On Bullying report by the Anti-Bullying Alliance found that victimisation was significantly higher for LGBT+ than heterosexual pupils. It is not acceptable that any young person should be victimised because of who they are or who they like. But many schools around the UK are working hard to ensure that their pupils, regardless […]

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Written by Jos on 3rd June, 2019

June marks the start of Pride month, a time to celebrate diversity, promote equal rights and recognise the contributions that LGBT+ people have made to the world. Whilst society has come a long way since the Stonewall riots in 1969, LGBT+ people still face stigma and prejudice in their everyday lives. This prejudice can start […]

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