Say no to bullying

Sad boy at school

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Sad girl looking out the window

Bullying can happen to me or you or anyone. Millions of children around the world are bullied every year, but there are things that we can all do to help.

What is bullying?

Bullying is when someone makes you feel bad or hurts you again and again. Bullying can happen at school, out of school or online. Bullying includes:

  • calling people mean names
  • laughing at people
  • telling lies about people
  • taking someone's things without permission
  • not letting someone play in a group
  • hitting people.

What is cyberbullying?

Cyberbullying happens online and includes:

  • sending mean messages
  • sharing photos without permission
  • not letting someone be part of an online group.

What can you do?

If someone is mean to you, tell an adult that you know and like. For example, talk to a parent or a teacher. You can block a person who sends mean messages online. Ask an adult to help you. Don't reply.

Talk to your parents or teacher or an adult that you know well if you see bullying or if you are worried about a friend.

Say sorry if you are mean to someone. You can write a message or talk to the person. Think about how to be kind in the future.

We can all help to say no to bullying.


What can schools do to stop bullying? What's the best way to say sorry?

Average: 3.1 (29 votes)

Submitted by LilacSoccerBoy on Fri, 18/02/2022 - 11:55

no bullying please. if you do you are mean

Submitted by PurpleCoyoteMaracas on Tue, 21/12/2021 - 16:40

don't bully be nice

Submitted by PurpleSandalCheese on Fri, 03/12/2021 - 10:05

Hi! My name is PurpleSandalCheese. If you get bullied I think the best way to avoid it is tell your parents or teacher. Have a great day bye!

Submitted by CrazyDJ70 on Sun, 07/11/2021 - 02:41

Bullying can not stop at my school. However, school should have a solution for students to not bully other students. For example, school should understand that why students bully together. It will be easier to solve the problem. Those who bullied another person to say sorry and never do it again.

Submitted by CaptainDrum90 on Wed, 13/10/2021 - 07:41

School should make a rule for students to not bully other students. Those who break the rules will get punished. The offenders should say sorry and never do it again.

Submitted by MasterMeteorSp… on Wed, 15/09/2021 - 10:03

i love english

Submitted by PrincessSandSong on Wed, 25/08/2021 - 10:59

A few months ago, my friend got online bullying in roblox game. I give an idea to said her parents or another adult that she know will and her father block that person

Submitted by PaperBunnyJungle on Fri, 13/08/2021 - 11:07

Well, I think that bullying isn't really good thing to do.

Submitted by DuchessPrinceF… on Wed, 26/05/2021 - 07:03

We should truly say sorry to the future. Many ask why? Because we should mean it. In the future, we should really say sorry for our words that we told in the meantime. It is the wrong way to not say sorry. The correct way is to say sorry for our words. You should always be kind. Because kindness costs nothing.

Submitted by DJPrinceGirl on Sat, 01/05/2021 - 15:06

if someone bullies you, just ignore them so give up! and bullies are just scared of you i think

Submitted by QueenPink3 on Thu, 29/04/2021 - 18:20

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Submitted by MisterSphinxPharaoh on Mon, 04/01/2021 - 08:02

This was to much fun

Submitted by AlwaysRockBuddy on Mon, 04/01/2021 - 06:43

Hi to everyone ;)

Submitted by RubyCushionGarden on Sat, 29/08/2020 - 09:51

School should open some classes that teaching kids bullying is a bad thing and we shouldn't do that to anybody, people may be hurt.

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