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Next steps after report to teacher and head

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ScissorBow Wed 04-Oct-17 22:47:27

Nothing has changed a week on. DD is still reporting bullying incidents. NFA including not talking to the boys involved or DD about the incidents. What should I do next?

First time I reported was a week ago and no one has called me in or on the phone to discuss it. I went in on Monday to discuss it. Called the head Tuesday to discuss it who said no one was going to be spoken to as there were too many inconsistencies in the report. The report was read out to me and it is incorrect 🙄 Children are 4/5.

Sneezeandooops Wed 04-Oct-17 23:25:05

Go to the board of governers? Write a letter rather than a phone call as it leaves a paper trail. Also if they refuse to do anything go to Ofsted. Feel for your DD hope you get it sorted

GreenTulips Wed 04-Oct-17 23:31:16

What are the incidents?

ScissorBow Thu 05-Oct-17 18:04:21

Yes I think governers next if face to face with head doesn't work.

Pinching, kicking, punching, poking little fingers where they shouldn't be.

LavenderDoll Thu 05-Oct-17 18:09:32

I would email put it in writing
Are they in reception? Is it the same children each time

itsascanal2 Thu 05-Oct-17 18:18:07

You need to put it all in writing in a neutral tone with dates and times and a request for it to be investigated. You need to ask for a response within x days.
Every time there is an incident repeat the process.

Phoning can be counter productive - messages not passed on, messages distorted in the telling, and no formal record.

It is much more difficult for a school to ignore a written communication.

Sorry about your DC flowers

TheMythOfFingerprints Thu 05-Oct-17 18:28:38

Op if you mean what I think you mean by "fingers poking where they shouldn't be" then I'd have my daughter out of that school quick bloody smart shock

ScissorBow Fri 06-Oct-17 09:08:24

Yes Myth sad It's not being handled as seriously as I think it is. Yes it's Reception and yes it's the same children.

I've now sent an email detailing my concerns and have a meeting scheduled for this afternoon before I pick her up. Face to face and phone conversations have confused things. Forms have not been filled in accurately so I want a new form filled in and investigated from scratch.

MrsWooster Fri 06-Oct-17 09:33:20

After your meeting, send them an email "just to clarify our discussion of 6.10.17: we agreed that..." so EVERYTHING is in writing. not that I am paranoid or anything

Sneezeandooops Fri 06-Oct-17 12:45:11

Agree with MrsWooster

ScissorBow Fri 06-Oct-17 19:33:48

Thank you. I brought my notepad but actually another teacher scribed and I was given time and not pressured to read through and sign the notes. The school have been given poor advice by our safeguarding department of our LA. I will be complaining to them about how they have managed the process on Monday. It's now been considered a new issue so it's starting all over again.

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