Anti Bullying Week: A week of events to get the message across.
EVENTS happening across Merseyside during Anti Bullying Week.
Today: Six young people from Speke Catholic Youth Service visiting Westminster with Bullybusters co-ordinator Kayte Eaton.
The event, organised by the National Bullying Alliance, is being chaired by Esther Rantzen Esther Louise Rantzen CBE (born on 22 May 1940 and is aimed at raising awareness of bullying and how to tackle it. ) is an English journalist and television presenter who is best known for her long stint in That's Life!
Various celebrities were expected to attend
Tuesday: Kayte, along with Bridget West who works on the Bullybusters helpline, will visit Chorley for the North West Anti Bullying Alliance's conference.
Various workshops will be held to teach new skills to tackle bullying. Kayte and Bridget will bring these back to Merseyside.
Wednesday: Kayte will visit Litherland high school Litherland High School is a school in Litherland, Sefton, Merseyside, headed Mr Jim Donnelly. The school has a specialist status in Languages, teaching many languages including Spanish, Italian, French, German and Chinese. It celebrates its 60th birthday in March 2008. and work with the school "buddies" to stress the important role which they can play in supporting victims of bullying
Thursday: A mock court will be held in the old court buildings in Manor Road, Wallasey, Wirral, with students from St Mary's college in Wallasey Friday: Students release 365 blue balloons from St Edmund of Canterbury school Canterbury School (Connecticut) is a private, co-educational college preparatory lay-Catholic boarding school in New Milford, Connecticut.
Canterbury School (Florida) is a private, co-educational college preparatory day school in Fort Myers, Florida. in Huyton. All of these balloons will carry an anti bullying message.
A grand concert to celebrate Anti Bullying Week will be held at the Liverpool Lighthouse in Anfield