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Torfaen Strategy


Torfaen County Borough Council has published an overarching anti-bullying document entitled Torfaen Anti-bullying Guidance and Policy for Education Settings 2014-2017.

The document recommends that all education settings follow the broad set of recommendations below:

  1. Develop, implement, monitor, revise and publicise an anti-bullying policy in line with the Welsh Government guidance
  2. Work on prevention and intervention activities throughout the year and organise events for Anti-Bullying Week (usually end of November)
  3. Adopt the components of the Torfaen definition of bullying and recording protocol as a basis for good practice
  4. Share confirmed bullying incident information with Local Authority
  5. Nominate an anti-bullying lead to help settings implement the above recommendations, and if possible, act as a first point of contact for children, young people, families and other professionals
  6. Make use of training provided to ensure that all settings are able to implement the above recommendations and develop effective evidence-based anti-bullying strategies
  7. Undertake internal audits of staff, children, young person and parent/carer perceptions of bullying.
  8. Undertake internal audits of staff, children, young person and parent/carer perceptions of bullying.