As part of this year's national Anti-Bullying Week we ran a friendship afternoon at Westfield Infant School. The theme of this year's campaign is
‘Make a noise about bullying’.
Each class had children from a variety of Reception, Year 1 and Year 2 classes. This was a chance for different children to learn and play together for the afternoon. As well as discussing what bullying looks like (through the use of stories) and thinking about what can be done about it we had a big focus on friendship and being kind to others. Children enjoyed working and playing together to build a friendship wall with kind words, draw pictures of their new friends, make bracelets for their friends, decorate delicious biscuits to share with their friends and play turn taking games.
A fantastic afternoon was had by everyone including the grown ups and many new friendships have begun!