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Bullying Awareness and Prevention Week 2021

Bullying Awareness and Prevention Week 2021
Posted on 11/19/2021
Graphic for Bullying Awareness and Prevention Week, November 21 - 27, 2021 with BWDSB logo and image of child sitting against brick wall with head buriedBluewater District School Board students, staff, families, and partners are working together to stand up and show their commitment to safe learning and working environments.  Bullying Awareness and Prevention Week, from November 21 to 27, 2021, is another opportunity to align our work with our strategic priority of a ‘safe supportive learning community’, where all students and staff can grow, achieve, and succeed.

There are several examples from recent months that demonstrate how our schools and work sites are promoting acceptance, inclusion, and equity on an ongoing basis.  Some of these include the unveiling of Reconciliation Hall at Saugeen District Senior School, Treaties Recognition Week, the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation/Orange Shirt Day, the addition of free accessible personal hygiene products in designated washrooms across our board, Pride Month, diplomat/humanitarian Stephen Lewis’ presentation to students on the power of education, Mental Health Week, and Pink Shirt Day, among many others.

As students and staff coordinate anti-bullying awareness activities throughout the week, we are pleased to share the following links and resources on this topic.

Related Board Policies and Procedures

AP 1604-D “Communications – Addressing Parent / Community Concerns”
BP 6303-D “Equity and Inclusive Education”
AP 6303-D “Equity and Inclusive Education”
AP 6801-D “Police/School Protocol”
BP 6820-D “Safe and Accepting Schools”
AP 6819-D “Safe and Accepting Schools Incident Reporting”
AP 6820-D “Suspensions and Expulsions”
AP 6821-D “Bullying Prevention and Intervention”
AP 6822-D “Code of Conduct”
AP 6825-D “Progressive Discipline – Students”
BP 7520-D “Human Rights”
AP 7520-D “Prevention and Resolution of Harassment, Discrimination, Objectionable Behaviour and Human Rights Violations”
BP 7523-D “Workplace Violence”
AP 7523-D “Workplace Violence”
TCP-B005 “Code of Conduct” – Student Transportation Service Consortium of Grey-Bruce

Other Useful Links
Information for Parents/Guardians about Bullying Awareness and Prevention Week – November 21–27, 2021
Resources for Schools and School Boards; Daily Activities for Elementary and Secondary Schools
The Rick Hansen Foundation: Inclusion Matters!
Healthy Relationships in a Digital World Toolkit: Navigating Cyberviolence and Cyberbullying: HR Toolkit Resources-Cyberbullying and Cyberviolence-Nov2021
“Bullying – we can all help stop it” –
Mental Health and Well-Being – Bluewater District School Board
Bill 13, Accepting Schools Act, 2012
Canadian Mental Health Association Grey Bruce
Grey Bruce We C.A.R.E. Project
Kids Help Phone
Bell Let’s Talk

Bluewater District School Board is located on the traditional land of the Saugeen Ojibway Nation, which is represented by the communities of Saugeen First Nation and Chippewas of Nawash Unceded First Nation.
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