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Tis the Season to Beat Bullying Says Simply Education

& lsquo;Tis the Season to Beat Bullying Says Simply Education

Specialist education recruitment agency, Simply Education Ltd is coming to the end of their successful Anti-Bullying Competition, after receiving an outstanding response from primary and secondary schools across the UK.

The competition, which involves participants from Birmingham to Buckingham, has collected in more than 700 entries to date. With a few days left to enter, schools have been encouraging their pupils to enter the competition and stand the chance to win an iPad3.

The top entries have been posted on Simply Education’s Facebook pageand have received great response from pupils, parents and teachers. The entries range from Key Stage 1 drawings, to canvases painted by Year 6 pupils. The submitted entries have demonstrated a distinctive enthusiasm towards the subject of Bullying they have also proven how difficult it will be to select regional and national winners in January 2013. Simply Education are therefore encouraging people to & lsquo;Like’ their favourite entries on Facebook, to help with their decision making process.

Simply Education created the Anti-Bullying Campaign with the hope to raise awareness of bullying in both primary and secondary environments. After receiving positive feedback from their participating schools, their objective has clearly been met.

Deputy Head teacher of Beech Hill Primary School, Coral Campion, praised the local campaign: “We are delighted with the number of high calibre entries for the Anti-Bullying poster competition.  We believe this is a reflection of all the hard work our pupils and staff put into developing a sense of a fair and just community.”

Frances Mitchell, Class Teacher at Norton Road Primary School, adds: "The competition was used as an opening for an assembly on 'Bullying' and the children were very keen to participate. They created their entries entirely by themselves, in their own time.”

Adam Shulman, Director of Simply Education, expressed his feelings on the success of the Anti-Bullying Competition: “When we planned the Anti-Bullying Campaign we had hoped that we would influence our schools to look at their anti-bullying procedures and ensure that all their children were learning in a safe and productive environment. Having received the response we have, we are both humbled and proud of the work the pupils have created and the geography that this campaign has reached.”


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