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How do you interact with bully's parent?

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Chinesealan Wed 27-Jan-16 16:32:49

Teacher has discussed my complaint with bully and her parent (children are 10 yr old girls). Parent looks a bit frightening.
What do you think is the best way to interact with them if you are passing them on school drop off?

DreamingOfThruxtons Wed 27-Jan-16 16:47:54

Ignore them. You've addressed it via the school, what would be gained by engaging with them when you're not confident in doing so?

pilates Wed 27-Jan-16 16:49:12

Ignore. Don't engage at all.

Chinesealan Wed 27-Jan-16 16:56:40

Thanks both. BTW, I don't mean engage regarding the bullying, just your normal greetings. I would normally smile and greet this mother. I don't think she'll be smiling and greeting me from now on though.

Jo4040 Wed 27-Jan-16 17:02:23

The child bullys the child.
Your letting the adult bully the adult.

Have none of it and ignor

Sallyhasleftthebuilding Thu 28-Jan-16 20:01:11

She'll be blind to her darling daughters bullying - ignore and mentally raise a finger (I may or may not do this)

Sallyhasleftthebuilding Sat 20-Feb-16 12:54:40

How are you getting on?

Bree85 Tue 23-Feb-16 11:46:12

Well, they don't deserve your greetings. If I am there, I would not talk to them nor even glance at their path.

Tamarandave Sun 15-May-16 19:28:53

Keep everything formal and written form or in a controlled setting at school.
If you start up with them, it may make things worse. A letter on solicitors letterhead can do so much more than some argy bargy in the car park

yarlini Sat 28-May-16 04:43:12

Hi there my 6 year old daughter was being bullied in reception age 5 by her best friend verbs then got physical. I dike to school and parent. It was resolved ad died down but in year 1 it's cropped up again. The girl is a bully to a few others too and has reduced them to tears to but my daughter being her best friend she does it to her more.

I now have a meeting with the head. So far the head has said last year it's just name calling kids playground stuff! What can I ask the head questions pls and advice. She is not very approachable or sympathetic but the deputy is but not sure she will there.

CodyKing Sun 29-May-16 00:03:22

I think you should start a new thread -

Saying this girl is your DD best friend places her as someone special - she is not a friend let alone a best friend -

You need to drop the title and get DD moved from her -

FrancisdeSales Sun 29-May-16 00:05:37

And you need to teach your DD about friendship and standing up for herself.

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