Anti-bullying parent questionnaire Parent questionnaire Please answer the following questions to help us review and improve our school's anti-bullying policy and procedures. Question Title 1. What year groups are your children currently in? Question Title 2. What do you understand by the term bullying? Question Title 3. The DCSF 2007 see bullying as 'behaviour by an individual or group, usually repeated over time, that intentionally hurts another individual or group either physically or emotionally.'Has bullying effected your children at Millbrook? No Yes, but was resolved satisfactorily Yes, it's an ongoing issue Other (please specify) Question Title 4. If your child/children have experienced bullying, what kind of bullying was it? Physical - e.g. hitting, kicking, spitting...etc. Verbal - e.g. making threats Indirect - e.g. spreading rumours, excluding your child Cyber bullying - e.g. sending unkind messages via text/email Other (please specify) Question Title 5. Where did the bullying take place? On the way to school In the playground In class In the corridors In the lunch hall Online Other (please specify) Question Title 6. Did you report the bullying to the school? Yes No Question Title 7. What action was taken by the school? The school took no action to stop the bullying The school took action to stop the bullying but it carried on as before The school took action to stop the bullying and it stopped Other (please specify) Question Title 8. How confident are you that the school would listen if you had concerns about bullying? Very confident Quite confident Not very confident Not confident at all Question Title 9. Have you read the school's anti-bullying policy on the school's website? Yes, recently Yes, but a long time ago No, but now that I know it is there I will No Question Title 10. What do you think would help to prevent bullying? Provide a clear definition of what bullying is to pupils and parents and why it is unacceptable Share the anti-bullying policy with the children and parents Make sure parents and children know how to report incidents of bullying Talk to the children at school through lessons and assemblies about what bullying is and how to stop it Increase the level of supervision in play areas Give parents and carers more support and advice about bullying Put more responsibility on parents to stop their children bullying others Provide a safe place for children to go if they're worried about bullying Give children who are effected by bullying further support (one-to-one time with a member of staff or counselor) Have greater consequences in school for children who bully Bullying is not a problem in my child/children's school Done. Thank you for taking part.