Anti-Bullying Week

Full Calendar

13th November 2017

Stronger

Hannah was bullied so badly that eventually she had to change schools. Here she talks about her experiences, her thoughts on the bullies, and her recovery. And she has advice for anyone who has been bullied: "You're not a victim, you're a survivor".

Taking Back Control

Julianna was bullied terribly throughout school but says it became unbearable once the bullies started attacking her online, because it felt as though they had infiltrated her own home. Here she explains how she dealt with the bullying in exactly the right way, collecting evidence and handing it over to the police. She is now free from the girls who tormented her, having received an apology from one.

Face to Face

Restorative Justice is a process in which someone who has committed a crime meets their victim to help both people come to terms with what has happened. So what would you say if you came face to face with the person who has been bullying you online?

The Trouble With Being Gay

A young Pakistani Muslim talks about the consequences of coming out at an early age. Always conscious of his differences, he describes being a victim of bullying at school. Admitting he was gay estranged him from his family and his community. He regrets having come out so soon.

Help Stop Bullying

We can't all call on an angry oversized radioactive lizard to sort out the bullies for us, but can we count on each other to help stop bullying? This animation was made by a group of young people to show that bystanders who do nothing allow bullies to get away with making people suffer. So what would you do?

Courtesy of Biomation.

Cyber Cowards

Harry was cyber bullied by someone who set up a fake profile in his name. An incredibly strong minded young man, Harry considered the act pathetic and pitiful, he told his parents and the issue was dealt with without any more harm being caused. He is in no doubt that cyber-bullying is a cowardly thing done by people who are bored and unfulfilled.

Bullies And Beliefs

A short film comprising interviews about the link between bullying and religious beliefs; do bullies target people who hold a faith and what do different faiths have to say about bullying?

My Changing Face

Jess Lee was born with Apert Syndrome which left her with facial deformity. Jess gives a moving personal account of her teenage years and the bullying she encountered. Eventually she decided to have surgery to change her face. Here she talks about why she had the surgery, and the effect it has had on her.

Fighting Together

A moving drama piece about the different forms that cyberbullying can take, and how lonely it can leave the victim feeling. From Childnet International

Banter Or Bullying?

Interviews with members of the public reveal various attitudes to cyber-bullying, and differing opinions on whether or not it is worse than face-to-face bullying.

Who And Why

Interviews with random members of the public reveal why people believe bullying happens, what they consider bullying to be and who they believe is most likely to get bullied.

Mind Over Body

The winner of a Channel 4 Reality TV Show 'Beauty and the Geek' shares what he learnt about the media and the pressures of looking good. As an Oxford student and natural geek, he wants more people to explore the power of their minds and discover what their brains can do.

Experiencing Autism

Made by the National Autistic Society, this film enlightens viewers on the experiences of those who live with autism. Highlighting, in particular, how youths with autism can be victimised in school.

It All Changes

A short film depicting the problems people face when it comes to bullying and how it can affect lives. It shows that bullies are often influenced by other bullies causing an endless knock on effect.

From Victim To Bully

Ann Luce is an expert on cyber-bullying. She explains what cyber-bullying is, why it occurs and the impact it has on victims.

Cyber Creatures

There are no legal requirements to give accurate personal details when setting up an account online. Here, an expert in cyber-identity, explains why we are so vulnerable to false identities when we socialise online.

Bullying: Stone Age To Cyber Stage

Gary talks about how bullying, which has been around since the dawn of time, has evolved with the technological takeover of social interaction.

New Age Bullying

Educational Psychologist, Hannah, explores the way bullying has diversified in recent years with new technology.

The Evolution Of Bullying

An animation depicting a brief history of bullying, up to the present day and cyber-bullying.

Speak Up

Chris Cloke from the NSPCC gives advice to victims of cyber-bullying, urging them to talk about what is happening to them rather than staying quiet and trying to put up with it.

Unhappy Slapping

A group of young people discuss their feelings about cyber-bullying, largely agreeing that it's not as bad as physical bullying. But the interwoven narative delivered by a victim of cyber-bullying, tells quite a different story.

What Are You Looking At

An interview with members of the public, asking what their feelings on surveillance are, and why we don't mind splashing personal information all over the web, but object to being monitored by officials.

Sticks And Stones

Interviews with the public asking which they think is worse: mental or physical bullying?

My Street

There are times when we feel we can either bully, or be bullied. This is a film about standing in the middle, to avoid being part of either side. It explores street status and challenges viewers on where they stand. Uploaded as part of the Belonging project by Manifesta

Talk About Bullying

The members of the Gappers Residential 2007 made a film about bullying. They talk about why bullying happens, and what they feel about bullying.