Hawick High School are making a noise about bullying!

Written by Michael Brennan on 14th April, 2016

Hawick High School's News team shares their tootoot story.

"Bullying. This issue has been tackled many times but continues to remain a worry for many school children and young adults. Events such as anti-bullying month between the 2nd and 27th of November aim to raise awareness of the problem and provide people with the information about the effects of bullying and how we can confront this issue. At school everybody learns about what to do if you are ever bullied or ever see anybody being bullied however there are still many young people who may be too scared or not confident continue reading...

Derby City Council have launched tootoot across the City

Written by Michael Brennan on 7th April, 2016

11 Schools funded for 3 years by Derby City Council

Derby City Council has launched tootoot to 11 schools across the city. This safeguarding platform is being used in primary schools and secondary schools, allowing students to safely report any worries and incidents such as bullying, cyber bullying, racism, extremism, radicalisation, and mental health issues directly to their place of learning.

Sometimes students are too scared or simply aren't confident enough to speak to someone face-to-face about their concerns, for fear of being identified and making matters worse. With tootoot, students are able to safely and anonymously tell their school about their continue reading...

Tootoot Launches To All Secondary Schools In Broadland

Written by Michael Brennan on 6th April, 2016

The Broadland tootoot launch from one of our young commissioners, Jordana

“On Wednesday 16th March I was lucky enough to attend the tootoot launch in Broadland at Acle Academy. During this launch I spoke to the local press and radio station (BBC Radio Norfolk). I also had some pictures taken with some of the prefects who had a good understanding of tootoot and how to use it so they can help some of the younger students. Us young commissioners like tootoot because it is anonymous and easy to use. tootoot will help young people in Broadland because they will no longer continue reading...

We've Partnered With Gooseberry Planet Apps

Written by Michael Brennan on 29th March, 2016

Stella James, Parent and Founder of Gooseberry Planet App's shares an insight into the dangers children face online.

Being a mum of 2 boys, aged, 9 and 14 years old, I am very aware of the challenges we all face with our children being online. I have discussions with my 9 year, as why he can't have Facebook and Instagram, just because his friends do, why can't he? My 14-year-old won't listen to a word a say as in his eyes, I am a complete weirdo and know nothing about social media/networking. I hope all of this sounds familiar to you continue reading...

Where did it all begin?

Written by Michael Brennan on 18th February, 2016

I'm Michael Brennan, the founder of tootoot. Today I thought I'd do something a little different with the blog. My team asked me 5 questions and I thought I would share my answers with you.

What drives me to help students with tootoot?

Throughout both Primary school and secondary school, I was bullied heavily as a child. I was physically, verbally and cyber bullied to the point in which I didn’t want to go to school anymore. I was fortunate enough to be able to move schools in 2008 to Berwick-upon-Tweed where I became Head Boy of my High School, Berwick Academy. continue reading...