Just as inappropriate supervision at home can contribute to bullying, so can the level of supervision at school, particularly on the playground and in the hallways.
When appropriate supervision and intervention in a school is enforced, it can reduce the severity and frequency of bullying.
School Factors: Social context and supervision at school have also been shown to greatly affect the prevalence of bullying.
Temperament refers to the basic tendencies by which children to develop certain personality styles and interpersonal behaviours.
Children who are active and impulsive in temperament may be more inclined to develop into bullies.
These may be signs that your child is troubled by a schoolyard bully.
Bullying can be defined as the assertion of power through aggression in repeated and systematic harassment and attacks on others; it can be perpetrated by individuals or groups.