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Bullying by a Principal and pupils

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26/02/2015 13:23 - Bullying
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With reference to Board of Management, however, this is not reflective of all Boards, check out this link to Prime Time item
http://www.rte.ie/news/player/2015/0224/20733853-where-can-parents-turn-if-they-fall-out-with-their-childs-school/



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09/10/2014 10:21 - Bullying
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Thick as Thieves is right. The BOM have protected themselves the whole way through this awful time. The BOM did nothing to protect my son. He is a kind and gentle caring boy, the other boys are bullies. I´m amazed that the BOM think that they can get away with this sort of conduct.



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15/10/2014 22:28 - Bullying
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BULLYING IN SCHOOLS SHOULD NOT BE TOLERATED!
STAND UP AND DO THE RIGHT THING.
SAY NO TO BULLYING.
IF YOUR SCHOOL HAS AN ANTI-BULLYING POLICY,
MAKE SURE IT IS ACTUALLY BEING IMPLEMENTED.
No point in having one otherwise.
Our children, are children, we, as parents, are not in the school to protect them, we entrust the school to take care of our children!



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11/10/2014 18:33 - Bullying
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Sorry, I should have said, he has been removed from the school.Actually, he refused to go back, he had a breakdown 5weeks before the end of last school year. He had to take 3weeks time out, as he was so upset, stressed and fragile. His poor head was wrecked, as he had been isolated, what we think, the whole school year. But escalated since Jan 2014. He started a new school, and has never looked back. He has got lovely new friends, and the parents are lovely too, unlike his previous school. What I´d like to know, is how the teacher/principal thinks she can do this and get away with it. The other staff are fine. We are taking it as far as possible, down the right avenues, as we want revenge for our son (and ourselves too). Most people, just tell us to walk away. But then that´s them bullying us as parents too. Thank you so much for thoughts.



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08/10/2014 13:23 - Bullying
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So sorry to hear this happening to your son...same happened to my son..Hes now moved to first year and so happy and has met lovely new friends.The teacher was to blame in our case because she singled him out alot in class and this gave the children the attitude that they could do same.He learnt nothing at school in his last two years because he was so unhappy.We approached teacher but it was brushed under carpet...I hope that your family get this sorted...the teachers and Board are thick as thieves tho....



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09/10/2014 18:06 - Bullying
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take him out of the school immediately you are messing with his emotions .Thie same thing happened to my daughter who sounds just like your boy and although she has some social issues still she is getting on much better in her new school .Im sorry I didn´t do it sooner, and I am sorry to hear its happening to your boy its a mothers worst nightmare. Hope your lovely boy gets nicer friends soon
regards



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07/10/2014 18:16 - Bullying (Locality: Cork)
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My 12yr old son was bullied in school by the Principal and the other/older boys in his class this year. He was excluded, isolated, emotionally and physically abused, teased, called Nerd (the Principal/teacher said 90% of children would not react to snide comments) - name-calling is bullying. The Principal was neglectful in her duty of care, as she did not inform us of the situation. The children and the teacher have not been made accountable for their bullying actions. 5 of the boys in the class had somehow managed to orchestrate the rest of the boys to not talk to my son. The Principal has been rude and abrupt - she has treated us with disdain. We have asked for the BOM to discuss our son´s bullying by the Principal and the boys, but they said they had dealt with it in accordance with rules and regs. It´s a joke as the BOM is extremely incestuous. The OCO is involved at this moment, and hopefully they will do something.



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13/10/2014 18:48 - Bullying
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im so happy for your son ..I know its hard to think they get away with it . I agree with you do what you can now if not for compensation then to help prevent for other children.
best wishes to you all now
Theresa



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15/10/2014 20:01 - Bullying
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Firstly sorry to hear about your sons situation. However, you say that the principal was neglectful but your son surely should have told yoi. You are the primary educator? Also, your phrase ´looking for revenge´ sets off alarm bells in my ears as it seems you have it in for the person/people involved regardless of the fact that you didnt appear to know what was happening to your own son! As for the bom being incestuous, the priest would love to read this post!!!!



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16/10/2014 11:10 - Bullying
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Parents are the Primary Educator as acknowledged in the Irish Constitution, however, when it comes to having a say in the Education System Parents have no entitlement to be heard. (Check out 1998 Education Act) Moreover appointment to BoM bar Teachers Representatives is done via Nepotism (if unsure please check out what the word means) and the Parental Reps. are not entitled to represent parents, an oxymoron. Due to this most BoM are appointed from a very small pool of people frequently who have no qualifications in education or Community Work, essentially this because their appointment has become "incestuous" not in the literal meaning of the word but the general meaning i.e. a few favoured individuals. With respect to Priest/Patron, they as far as I can tell, want power without responsibility and facilitate, if not collude, with rogue Principal/BoMs. If the Priest/Patron were following the christian message they preach, this posting would never have occurred.



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16/10/2014 09:22 - Bullying
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Firstly I don´t think you are sorry about my son´s situation. I would suggest you read up on "BULLYING" and what exactly happens to a child. I find your comments insulting, considering what happened to my child. He was afraid to tell me what was happening to him. Fearful of reprisals. I would also suggest you look up the meaning of incestuous, as it has nothing to do with priests.
Are you a teacher? Or perhaps a parent of a bully?
Any other parent whose child has been bullied would probably find your post insulting too.




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