Our partners at Newcastle LA RESPONSE Anti Bullying team are asking all Newcastle schools to join in with No Name-Calling Week.
Michelle Crawford and Fraser Gill at RESPONSE have asked our teachers to consider the following:
'We believe in celebrating kindness while working to create safe schools free of name-calling, bullying and bias. Motivated by this simple, yet powerful, idea, No Name-Calling Week is celebrated each year in many schools across the country - a campaign inspired by the James Howe classic book The Misfits .
We want to help you put a spotlight on name-calling and bullying in your school. Join us in celebrating No Name-Calling Week January 19-23, 2015 with an assembly, campaign, student survey or focussed lessons exploring this difficult and hurtful issue that can affect us all'.