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Anti-Bullying & Internet Safety

At Thomas Clarkson Academy we aim to provide a safe, happy disciplined environment, in which our pupils can learn and fulfil their potential. We promote positive values and behaviour and encourage everyone to cooperate with and respect others as well as themselves.

Anti-bullying policy

TCA's anti-bullying vision

Thomas Clarkson Academy follows the Brooke Weston Trust behaviour policy, please click here.

Click here to view TCA's Behaviour Policy.

TCA Expectations –

T – Treat everyone with respect.

What does respect mean?

  • Consideration
  • Empathy
  • Manners
  • Pride
  • Understanding
  • Tolerance

C - Come into school on time and fully equipped ready to learn, wear the correct uniform and have your planner.

Essential:

  • Preparation
  • Uniform
  • Focus
  • Ambition
  • Punctuality

A - Act immediately on All instructions given by a member of staff.

Unacceptable behaviours

  • Fighting
  • Incorrect uniform
  • Lack of work
  • Defiance
  • Swearing
  • Truancy
  • Low level disruption
  • Smoking
  • Vandalism

The Student Services team is always available to support students with any issues or concerns they may have and we encourage students to speak out. 

Report bullying

Use the form below to report bullying you have experienced or witnessed – you can leave your name or it can be reported anonymously:

Internet Safety

The internet can be a fantastic place for children and young people where they can talk to friends, be creative and have fun. However, just like in the real world sometimes things can go wrong. If you or your child are worried or upset about something which has happened on the internet there is help out there. Here are some useful links:

For Students

CEOP - Advice for young people on how they can make a report if something has happened online which has made them feel unsafe, scared or worried.

Think You Know - advice for staying safe online.

Think You Know - advice for 11 to 13-year-olds

Think You Know - advice for teens aged 14+

Bullying - Advice on cyberbullying.

For Parents

CEOP - Advice for parents on how they can make a report if someone has acted inappropriately towards their child online.

Think You Know - advice for parents

Youtube Policy - YouTube's Policy and Safety hub.

Facebook Safety - Facebook settings.

Online Safety booklet

E-safety guidance for parents

How to keep my child safe online - Government guidance, April 2020

  • Internet matters - for support for parents and carers to keep their children safe online
  • London Grid for Learning - for support for parents and carers to keep their children safe online
  • Net-aware - for support for parents and careers from the NSPCC
  • Parent info - for support for parents and carers to keep their children safe online
  • Thinkuknow - for advice from the National Crime Agency to stay safe online
  • UK Safer Internet Centre - advice for parents and carers