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It is the responsibility of all adults in Scouting to help develop a caring and supportive atmosphere, where bullying in any form is unacceptable.

In Scouting we create positive and respectful environments where we value and celebrate our differences. This makes it difficult for bullying to occur. However, at some time we will all have experienced bullying, either as a target or an observer. That’s why it’s important that all adults and young people understand the role they play in addressing and preventing bullying.

Our guidance has been written to help you deal with bullying and take steps to reduce the chances of it happening in your group or section.

Together we can Beat Bullying – Guide (PDF)

Together we can Beat Bullying – Poster (PDF)

Anti- Bullying week 2015

The Scout Association supports Anti-Bullying Week 2015.

If you would like to know more about Anti-Bullying week, or to download resources from The Anti-bullying Alliance visit their webpages.

BeatBullying activity packs

In 2013 we created activity packs for Beavers, Cubs and Scouts, in partnership with Beatbullying. These packs can stll be used in teh sections as they contain great ideas and activities to help young people take positive action to make bullying unacceptable.

Beaver Scout Activity Pack

Cub Scout Activity Pack

Scout Activity Pack

 Unfortunately Beatbullying no longer exists as an organisation, but youcan signpost young people to Childline and Kidscape for further help and advice about bullying.


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