If you are being bullied, know someone who is being bullied or have witnessed bullying

Useful Websites

When should I report to CEOP?

We help children stay safe online. Has someone acted inappropriately towards you online, or to a child or young person you know? It may be sexual chat, being asked to do something that makes you feel uncomfortable or someone being insistent on meeting up. You can report it to us below.


Who should I tell?

Tell an adult you trust about the cyberbullying. This could be a parent or carer, a teacher at your school, an aunt or uncle. If you tell someone they can help make it stop. The evidence you have saved can then be passed onto the adult you have told.

You can also talk to CyberMentors. They are a group of young people who can talk to you about the bullying and give helpful advice and support.

Find them at www.cybermentors.org.uk

If you feel you can’t talk to someone just yet, call Childline in confidence

on 0800 1111.

For more information and advice you can visit a great site called

Beat Bullying: www.beatbullying.org

Bullying because of sexuality

If you’re being bullied because of your sexuality, there are a number of organisations who you can talk to:

Queer Youth Network www.queeryouth.org.uk

QYN is a national non-profit making organisation that is run by and for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgendered (LGBT) and Queer Young People and is based in the United Kingdom. It campaigns to promote the rights and views of LGBT young people. It provides young people with a place to interact and get involved with the grass-roots campaigns.

Gay and Lesbian Switchboard 0207 8377324 (24 hours)

This helpline offers confidential advice for young people who are experiencing confusion or problems regarding their sexual orientation.

“Bullying is any behaviour which is reasonably perceived by the targeted individual or any other person, as intending to hurt, intimidate, frighten, harm or exclude. It is usually persistent and an abuse of power, leaving the targeted individual feeling defenceless.”

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