At King’s Oak British International School health and well-being of the children is of paramount importance.
In this respect, between the 11th and the 15th November we raised awareness of bullying and on the 12th November we held the Odd Socks Day. Although mainly educational and of great value, both events were designed to be fun and they sure were fun for both children and teachers!
Odd Socks Day was a wonderful opportunity to encourage people to express themselves and celebrate their individuality and what makes us all unique! This year at King’s Oak School our theme was: Small change, big difference. By making small, simple changes, we can break this cycle and create a safe environment for everyone. Together, we can challenge bullying. Change starts with a conversation, it starts with checking in and working together.
With this occasion we reinforced the messages about how our school approaches bullying. This included knowing what steps to take if someone is being bullied, ensuring your pupils and employees know what to do if they are being bullied, and that everyone should take bullying very seriously because of the long-term impact it can have on friendships, self-esteem as well as emotional and mental health and well-being.