BULLYING AND HARASSMENT
The school takes bullying behaviour and harassment very seriously and incidents will result in formal consequences.
A definition for bullying is:
Repeated verbal, physical or social behaviour that is harmful and involves the misuse of power by an individual or group towards one or more persons. Cyber bullying refers to bullying through information and communication technologies.
A definition for harassment is:
Behaviour that targets an individual or group due to characteristics held by that group (identity, race, culture, etc) that offends, humiliates, intimidates or creates a hostile environment. Harassment may be an ongoing pattern of behaviour or it may be a single act.