Assault, pushing, shouldering, elbowing, tripping, slapping, kicking, hair pulling, inacceptable touching (including that of a sexual nature), throwing items, blocking i.e.: preventing movement through an access point, pinching, stabbing, burning, spitting or any other form of physical activity that makes a person feel threatened or intimidated.
Verbal – Any words (e.g. Racial, sexual, homophobic, disability etc…) used in a sexual or aggressive manner designed to hurt or cause offence. In addition, any comments made about the size, appearance, clothing, odour, academic ability or other abilities, home life, social circumstances, financial circumstances, spreading rumours or any other comments designed to be hurtful or words used to intimidate.
Written – Any insults contained in note passing, threatening letters, graffiti, defacing any property belonging to another; or any message passed electronically by text or via computer.
Interference with another person – Theft, extortion, vandalism, defacing property, ruling games, blackmail or any other activity designed to intimidate or hurt.
Incitement of others – Encouraging or forcing others to become in bullying or bullying behaviours e.g. blackmailing, excluding or use of threatening behaviours.
Sexist – Comments or observations that are derogatory to the opposite sex.
Psychological pressure (silent bullying) – Social exclusion, rude gestures. lying, re-organising or pressurising friendship groups or any other activity designed to intimidate or hurt an individual.
Subtle bullying – Looking at a person in a particular way, swearing at or about a person.
Cyber-bullying – Emailing or texting about a person or to a person, happy slapping, blogging or through the use of social networking sites. This also includes spreading rumours or defacing or corrupting work
Racist bullying – Name calling, incitement, making comments about a person’s country, culture, religion or appearance, commenting on parents, spreading rumours.
Faith based bullying – Making a person feel unwelcome and making comments with regard to their faith or beliefs.
Homophobic bullying – Name calling, incitement, making comments because of, or an assumption about a person’s sexual orientation, commenting on slandering parents or other relations/friends, spreading rumours. Threat of ‘outing’ or emotional blackmail.
Disabilist bullying – Bullying a person because of their disability, or perceived disability.