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...

Our top tip is to MAKE A NOISE about bullying

Written by Michael Brennan on 17th February, 2016

Our very own Michael Brennan's top tip on how to make a noise about bullying!

No matter what, it is always important that you tell someone that you are being bullied, suffering from racism or being taunted via social media. The best way to stop bullying from happening or any other problems worrying you or upsetting you, is to tell someone you trust or know like a teacher, parent or guardian. If your school has tootoot then remember you can log in to your place of learnings tootoot and confidentially report your concern.

Whether you continue reading...

A Case Study by Jubilee Academy

Written by Michael Brennan on 18th January, 2016

Jubilee Academy, Kelly Vaughan – Vice Principal

Work on bullying needs to happen as children are unsure what actually constitutes as bullying.

“We needed to find a way for the children to report”

We had some parents come into school saying their child was being bullied online but it hadn't been reported to us. We knew we had to do something different to what was already in place in school. We needed to find a way for the children to report what was happening but in such a way that they felt safe. We use Commando Joe's and they have continue reading...

1 Anti-Bullying Week. 214 schools. 68,231 students.

Written by Michael Brennan on 7th December, 2015

Anti-Bullying Week 2015 was a great success!

We are proud to announce that in the month of November 214 schools across the UK signed up to tootoot, not to mentioned the schools who signed Internationally, including schools in Hong Kong, Malaysia, Italy and Spain!

With Anti Bullying Week, organised by our partners - The Anti Bullying Alliance, students across the UK were invited to make a noise about bullying! During Anti Bullying Week, our schools launched tootoot to their students resulting in over 68,000 students being given their tootoot log in details to be able to report any worries or issues directly continue reading...

We were on CBBC's Newsround

Written by Michael Brennan on 27th October, 2015

A great week for tootoot

After a fantastic launch week, Newsround contacted us to see what we were doing to help spread the word about our big launch to all schools for free across the UK.

Newsround asked if they could cover our story and ask students what they thought about tootoot, and what would be the benefits to them.

Watch Newsrounds video to see what students had to say about us!