BULLY FREE ZONE
Banner Martial Arts...
...acknowledges the right of each member of our school's community to enjoy training in a secure environment.
...acknowledges the uniqueness of each individual and his/her worth as a human being.
...promotes positive habits of self-respect, self-discipline and responsibility among all its members.
...prohibits vulgar, offensive, sectarian or other aggressive behaviour or language by any of its members.
...has a clear commitment to promoting equality in general and gender equity in all aspects of its functioning.
...has the capacity to change in response to pupils' needs.
...identifies aspects of the curriculum through which positive and lasting influences can be exerted towards forming pupils' attitudes and values.
...takes particular care of "at risk" pupils and uses its monitoring systems to facilitate early intervention where necessary and it responds to the needs, fears or anxieties of individual members in a sensitive manner.
...recognizes the need to work in partnership with and keep parents informed on procedures to improve relationships on a school-wide basis.
...recognizes the role of parents in equipping the pupil with a range of life-skills.
...recognizes the role of other community agencies in preventing and dealing with bullying.
...promotes habits of mutual respect, courtesy and an awareness of the interdependence of people in groups and communities.
...promotes qualities of social responsibility, tolerance and understanding among all its members both in school and out of school.
...staff members share a responsibility to act in preventing bullying/aggressive behavior by any member of the school community.