The Board of Management of Scoil Mhuire Community School has adopted the following anti-bullying policy within the framework of the school’s overall code of behaviour. This policy fully complies with the requirements of the Anti-Bullying Procedures for Primary and Post-Primary Schools 2013 which were published in September 2013. This policy should be read in conjunction with the school’s Acceptable Use Policy, Mobile Phone Policy, and Code of Behaviour.
This policy includes bullying that is either perpetrated by students or experienced by students in our School.
Scoil Mhuire Community School prides itself in the spiritual and pastoral culture that is the characteristic spirit of our school. Each student’s welfare is at the heart of our school’s endeavours. The caring and Christian characteristic spirit of our school is promoted by all partners within the community.
The aim of Scoil Mhuire Community School is to ensure that the school nurtures a positive inclusive school environment, where students, teachers, parents, and ancillary staff know that they are valued across our school. All are expected and encouraged to be welcoming and respectful of diversity and difference. This anti-bullying policy is situated within this culture and enables the spirit of this policy to be expressed in a positive and caring manner.
The Board of Management (BOM) recognises the very serious nature of bullying and the negative impact that it can have on the lives of students or staff and is therefore fully committed to following key principles of best practice in preventing and tackling bullying behaviour. The Board of Management (BOM) of Scoil Mhuire Community School has adopted the DES Procedures Anti-Bullying Procedures for Primary and Post-Primary Schools 2013 as the basis for the way in which the Scoil Mhuire Community School community addresses the issue of bullying.
Published on: Feb. 20, 2023, 6 a.m.