Every person at Eastdale Secondary School has the right to experience positive and respectful relationships between all members of the school community. They also have the right to learn and teach in a happy and safe environment. Bullying behaviour is not acceptable at Eastdale and is contrary to the school’s discipline code.
Bullying exists at all levels in our society. The effects of bullying on learning and adjustment at school can be devastating and far reaching for the student involved. At Eastdale we believe that the whole school community can share the responsibility for combating bullying whenever and wherever it occurs. The importance of reporting bullying at Eastdale is constantly being emphasized through school assemblies, the school newsletter and other initiatives. All reports of bullying are taken seriously and are handled in a sensitive manner.