A Great Definition of “Bullying” (Not mine!)

  Last Saturday, I was at some friends’ celebrating the end of rugby season (or rather trying to make it last a little bit longer!) with my husband and two boys. We are not talking adult rugby but Under 9 , so the driveway looked a bit like a school playground gone completely mad withContinue reading “A Great Definition of “Bullying” (Not mine!)”

You can sit with me

There is one topic I have always been passionate about, as a teacher, a mother and a writer, and this topic is bullying. I loathe bullying and my heart sinks every time I hear of bullying stories driving beautiful young souls to despair. I believe that no child should feel alone, insecure or threatened. So when IContinue reading “You can sit with me”

Bullying ou le harcèlement scolaire

Over the years, I have found myself faced with the difficulty of having to translate the word “bully” in an educational context. When I moved to England and was made aware of the extent of the phenomenon through the media, my translator’s mind started ticking … Bullying was also the central theme of my firstContinue reading “Bullying ou le harcèlement scolaire”