Anti-Bullying Guide for Parents
At Ste-Foy Elementary, we are constantly working to ensure quality teaching and learning in a safe and caring environment. This mission is stated in Orientation 4 of our school’s MESA: Encouraging A Safe and Healthy School Environment.
"Any behaviour, spoken word, act or gesture, whether deliberate or not and of a repetitive character, expressed directly or indirectly, including in cyberspace, in a context characterized by a disparity in the balance of power between the concerned persons, having the effect of engendering feelings of distress, injury, hurt, oppression or of being ostracized; " Art. 13, LIP 2012
Bullying occurs when someone:
A conflict is a quarrel or clash that may happen between two individuals, two groups, or an individual and a group because of a contrast in their interests, objectives, values, roles, ideas or way of doing things. A jostle, fight, insult or other threat between individuals on an equal power footing may not necessarily be bullying.
Different Types of Bullying
Often difficult to perceive, indirect bullying usually happens within a group with the intent of belittling the social status or the exclusion of a targeted person from the group (e.g. making someone less popular, isolating an individual).
Bullying Versus Intimidation
Bullying is a form of intimidation which is repetitive.
Bullying: the act of repeated, aggressive behavior intended to hurt another person, physically or mentally.
Intimidation: the act of forcing a weaker person to do something.
Examples of Cyberbullying:
Characteristics of Children Who are Victimized
A much smaller group who are often difficult to recognize as victims.
Parents of a Student Victim, Witness or Perpetrator
What can you do?
- Read the following pages for tips on how to intervene.
- Help your child report the incident using the form you can find on our website. Or click here: Online Reporting Form. When you submit it, the behaviour technician, will receive it by email.
- Send an email to the school administration or the behaviour technician.
- Denise Godin, Principal: Denise.Godin@cqsb.qc.ca
- Jason Enlow, Behaviour Technician: Jason.Enlow@cqsb.qc.ca
- Contact the school at #418-651-4396 ext. 8660 and explain the situation.
If you made a report to the school administration, you can expect further communication that:
If a report was made to the school administration regarding your child who could be a victim, witness or a perpetrator, you can expect communication from the school that:
If your child is the aggressor in a bullying incident, you can expect communication from the school that:
Parents of a Student Victim