Today I think it’s important to share a story…
Just imagine your are 5 years old playing with your friends and then someone has a great idea which had been transmitted of calling a child names because of the colour of their skin from their parents? To then take the decision you are not allowed to play anymore.
Just imagine you are 10 and you are going on an errand to the shops for your mum and a 3 year old spits at you because they have been shown this is the way you treat people who are different.
Just imagine you are 12 and the boy at the back of the class decides he is going make your life a living hell and call you names every day until you say enough is enough.
It would be 40 years later the Author finds out because of this incident this Catholic School had introduced the toughest measures on not tolerating bullying, verbal or physical abuse.
We must Rise and Change this idea, of a simple Strategy of 3 Minutes to support each child no matter their background, culture, religion, status, race or gender and water the seeds that help them grow and not crush their Dreams from one simple act of unkindness.
These Words & thoughts changed a bully into a star student in a week.
Words for Life
5 Minute Strategy a Daily Activity for 20 days. Repeat, Read, Write Draw. Did you KNOW a child with a disability is 4 TIMES MORE LIKELY TO BE BULLIED?#education#schools#teachers#SEN#parents#primary#secondary