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12/08/20

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GROW@FHS

A quick morning visit to try and do some weed management. Problems: - strimmer wire kept breaking - hot - hot - hot Did get some carpet down over the thistles on right after hoeing. Also dug up some potatoes for . Forgot pictures. Too . 😓😓😓🥵🥵🥵 https://t.co/kZ4Vqe2Bfd

30/07/20

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Burnt Mill Performing Arts

Join Summer Holiday Bandcamp and register https://t.co/5yjVK9663g

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24/07/20

Every Year 7 student joining a in September is being gifted a reading book. A dedicated transition lead has been appointed for the first time to help new starters to settle into Forest Hall School during the Coronavirus crisis. https://t.co/9kUiUlaztq https://t.co/cg3KFmdIZZ

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23/07/20

Young citizens are learning how to take care of the world around them. Forest Hall School has devoted a week to raising awareness around waste management, climate change and recycling. https://t.co/Of9rd8sX8K https://t.co/ySApDX6YGH

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22/07/20

Determined young people have continued to study, despite completing their examination courses months ago. Year 10 and 11 students at Forest Hall School saw their GCSE exams cancelled this summer. https://t.co/8NrRHZKONC https://t.co/Gq30PRO3tl

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17/07/20

Forest Hall School Retweeted
GROW@FHS

Here's a little thank you to those who supported us in this mad 2020. - tree surgeons for woodchip in January parents for gardening in the rain in February - for the plants in March The students! for your ideas! https://t.co/CeoOkhjGmL

16/07/20

Forest Hall School Retweeted
Alison Squibb

Brilliant dog themed cake. It looks great! Well done Ollie and Leo and everyone else!

16/07/20

Forest Hall School Retweeted
Freddie's Kitchen

🎉🎉 We are SO happy 🎉🎉 https://t.co/2Xh08xS3wX

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15/07/20

A massive well done to our students for their entries this week. Ollie and Leo’s entry has stolen the show! Simply exceptional, well done to both of you! https://t.co/Xp0XTXaID9

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15/07/20

It is not only young people a school has watched grow during lockdown. students designed a garden for the community as part of the Royal Horticultural Society’s Campaign for School Gardening project The Green Plan It Challenge. https://t.co/MltTeoAPxi https://t.co/7L9xWDqE0d

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15/07/20

Forest Hall School has received the Teach Well School Gold Award: Corona Virus Pandemic for taking care of the physical and mental health of staff during the virus outbreak. https://t.co/zubzbgvhkS https://t.co/inx9roBdPg

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12/07/20

As we come to the end our eco week, it is important to keep looking after our world. Well done to everyone who took part and please continue the exceptional work. The winner of the eco food challenge is..... https://t.co/K6bbt48kfn

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10/07/20

It’s the last day of our eco week & we are going to finish on a high! Tonight between 8pm-9pm it’s our FHS Earth Hour. Please get involved, go for a walk, write a story or spend some time meditating. A big thank you to Ms Power & her Eco Team for organising this. https://t.co/2r2yjBLN5i

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09/07/20

Well done to Maddison, our Year 6 exceptional learner for this week. Miss McCormack, our food technology teacher, can’t wait to meet you! Well done! https://t.co/9331gwVmfB

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08/07/20

Well done Luke. You have really embraced learning at home and tried a range of different activities. Keep up the great work! https://t.co/fuGGI4SFXl

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08/07/20

Forest Hall School Retweeted
Russell Findlay

Thank you to every teacher who has made work so well online this term ... https://t.co/GKWthm0itP

08/07/20

Thank you to those parents/carers who have responded to our travel survey. There is still time to respond and your response will help us plan the reopening of FHS to all students in September. https://t.co/gMPmCyaIeU

07/07/20

Forest Hall School Retweeted
Speakers Trust

We look forward to hearing speeches tonight from for Digital Final 7! Still time to register https://t.co/e4tcgmjGCd Good luck to all!

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07/07/20

Well done Rose. Exceptional art work on show here! Mrs Whitehead was thrilled to see your new skills in action. https://t.co/5Uq5SzRk1n

07/07/20

*We are recruiting for September 2020* https://t.co/e3vPXCKbPA

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Anti-Bullying Information

Forest Hall School is committed to ensuring all students feel safe at School.  We work actively to prevent any behaviour that is deemed as bullying.

 

What is Bullying?

Bullying is when people deliberately hurt, harass or intimidate someone else.  Every year, more than 20,000 young people call ChildLine: these are some of the ways they describe bullying:

  • Being called names.
  • Being teased.
  • Being punched, pushed or attached.
  • Being forced to hand over money, mobile phones or other possessions.
  • Getting abusive or threatening text messages, emails or MSM comments.
  • Having rumours spread about them.
  • Being ignored or left out.
  • Being picked on because of their religion, gender or race.

This information has been designed by the Senior Student Leadership Team and Staff at Forest Hall School to help students who are affected by bullying.

What do you do if you are being bullied?

Those who bully like to think that they have power over their targets, so you need to remove that power!

These are things that you can do to deflect people who bully:

  • Act more confidently.
  • Hang around with friends or an adult at times when you're most in danger of being bullied.
  • Don't fight back - it can make the situation worse.
  • Tell someone!

Breaking the silence is the most important part in fighting back against bullying.  If you have kept a diary of when the bullying has been taking place, this can help you when you tell a teacher or parent about what has been going on.

Online /  Mobile Phone Bullying:

If you are being targeted by mobile phone, always tell someone you trust at School.  Please do not feel too scared to tell because of the repercussions and being called a 'snitch', we will always deal with your reports sensitively.

What to do if you are bullying other people?

If you feel you are acting in a bullying way, you need to talk to someone you can trust and try to explain why you do it.

There is probably something going on in your life that is making you take it out on somebody else.  Some things to think about if your are bullying somebody:

  • Think about the pain and upset you are causing to the person you are picking on.  It could be seriously affecting their day-to-day life.
  • Imagine how scared you would feel if the bullying were happening to you.
  • Is it worth getting into trouble?
  • You will probably be much happier in yourself and more popular if you stop bullying.
  • Be mature enough to stop and think about what you are doing.
  • Bullying wont win you any friends; it just makes people scared of you.

If you think you are bullying others, try and get to the bottom of why you are acting that way.  Is there a reason you are taking out your anger or frustration on someone else?  Talk to someone you trust and try to work things out!

Remember!  Bullying is wrong and nobody deserves to be bullied!

What do you do if someone is being bullied?

It is hard to see your friend being picked on, and although you feel powerless to act, there are things you can do to help.

  • Be a friendly ear.
  • Tell someone - go to a teacher/child protection officer (Mr Winn, Mrs Carroll, Mrs Carpenter or Miss Jones).
  • Don't encourage the bullies by laughing or smiling at the things they say or do.
  • If you can, tell the bullies that you don't accept what they are doing and try to get them to stop.
  • Don't ditch your friend - stand by them.
  • Don't get into fights with the bullies.

Your friend may be reluctant to tell somebody what is going on; try and be there for them and encourage them to speak out.  If you and your friend ignore what is happening, the person who is bullying is winning.  It may be worth having a word with a parent or teacher on your friend's behalf.

  • Who can I talk to?
  • Your parents or anyone at home.
  • Any adult at School or any student you trust.

Advice and Tips

If you are being bullied:

  • Avoid places where the bullying normally takes place.
  • People who bully want to get a reaction out of you, but don't retaliate.
  • Trying noting down dates, times and places when the bullying happens.
  • Make sure you have got your friends around you most of the time.
  • Don't suffer in silence, bullying is wrong!  So tell someone about it.

If you know someone who is being bullied:

  • Don't ignore someone being bullied.
  • Try to be there for the person being bullied.
  • Don't get into a fight on behalf of someone else.
  • If someone is in danger, get help right away.
  • Tell someone about it - they can help!

Useful websites

http://www.bullying.co.uk/ 

https://www.anti-bullyingalliance.org.uk/

https://www.childline.org.uk/info-advice/bullying-abuse-safety/types-bullying/

https://www.nspcc.org.uk/preventing-abuse/child-abuse-and-neglect/bullying-and-cyberbullying/

https://www.kidscape.org.uk/

 

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