State of the School (Parents may attend either one)
Both meetings are cancelled this week and will be rescheduled for another date, please stay tuned.
Robert Treat Academy use the research based on the Olweus Bullying Prevention Program as the foundation for creating a safe environment for children. This program presents a clear definition of the term “bullying” “A person is bullied when he/she is exposed, repeatedly and over time, to negative actions on the part of one or more persons.” (Olweus, 1993) .
This program provides a structured approach to the prevention of bullying. It promotes increased understanding of the issues involved with “bullying” behaviors and provides a coordinated plan for addressing these issues. The program involves training for staff and students as well as information for parents. Information regarding bullying behaviors is shared systematically in the school. Supervision is coordinated among all staff members. Interventions may occur with individuals or groups within the school.
The goals of the program are:
Four building rules apply to bullying. In our bully-free school, we will: