Anti-bullying Policy


Dynamic Training UK Ltd promotes and supports a positive working environment for all learners, staff and visitors and will not tolerate any form of bullying. This can include verbal, physical, mental and cyber bullying.


The aims of this policy are to ensure that:

  • Learners, staff and visitors are educated to understand what bullying is and what its consequences can be
  • Knowledge, policies and procedures are in place to prevent incidents of bullying in any of the training centres or within Dynamic Training UK Ltd communities
  • Dynamic Training UK Ltd has effective measures to deal effectively with cases of bullying

Preventing bullying

Understanding and discussion:

  • The Designated Safeguarding Lead is responsible for overseeing the practices and procedures outlined in this policy and for monitoring its
  • Staff will receive training in identifying bullying and understanding their
  • Dynamic Training UK Ltd believes in a fair and equal Lesbian, Gay, Bi-Sexual and Transgender staff and learners are encouraged to reach their full potential. Homophobic behaviour is not tolerated along with racial or sexual bullying.

Polices and practices

  • Staff and learners will be involved in evaluating and improving policies and procedures and practices
  • Ensure regular review and update of existing policies
  • Keep good records of all bullying incidents
  • Use CPD opportunities to help staff develop their practice creatively and support learners in a safe and responsible manner

Making reporting easier

  • Ensure staff can recognise non-verbal signs and indications of all forms of
  • Publicise and promote the message that asking for help is the right thing to do as it shows strength and good judgement.
  • Publicise to all members of Dynamic Training UK Ltd communities the ways in which bullying can be reported – via Safeguarding flow

Cyber- bullying

Most cases of bullying will be dealt with through Dynamic Training UK Ltd existing Anti Bullying Policy. However, features of cyber bullying differ from other forms of bullying and may prompt a particular response.

The key differences are:

  • Impact: the scale and scope of cyber bullying can be greater than other forms of bullying.
  • Targets and perpetrators: the people involved may have a different profile to traditional bullies and their targets.
  • Location: the 24/7 and anywhere nature of cyber
  • Anonymity: the person being bullied will not always know who is bullying
  • Motivation: some learners may not be aware that what they are doing is
  • Evidence: unlike other forms of bullying, the target of the bullying will have evidence of its occurrence.
  • It is possible that a member of staff may be a victim and these responses apply to them too.


  • The Designated Safeguarding Lead will be responsible for conducting the
  • Staff and learners should be advised to preserve evidence and a record of abuse; save phone messages, record or save-and-print instant messenger conversations, print or produce a screen-grab of social network pages, print, save and forward to staff whole email messages.
  • If images are involved, determine whether they might be illegal or raise child protection concerns. When appropriate contact the Police .
  • Identify the bully
  • Any allegations against staff should be handled as other allegations and reported to the Designated Safeguarding Lead

Working with the bully and applying sanctions

The aim of the sanctions will be:

  • To help the person harmed to feel safe again and be assured that the bullying will stop.
  • To hold the perpetrator to account, getting them to recognise the harm caused and deter them from repeating the behaviour.
  • To demonstrate to Dynamic Training UK Ltd community that bullying is unacceptable and that Dynamic Training UK Ltd has effective ways of dealing with it, so deterring others from behaving similarly.
  • Sanctions for any breaches of internet / mobile phone agreements will be applied

In applying sanctions, consideration must be given to type and impact of bullying and the possibility that it was unintentional or was in retaliation

The outcome must include helping the bully to recognise the consequence of their actions and providing support to enable the attitude and behaviour of the bully to change.

Updated: 01/08/2022

Review Date: 01/08/2023

Approved by Oliver Hill