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As unpleasant a thought as it is that child could be a bully, you must deal with it. You need to speak to your child about it and also the school. It is important to remain calm whilst speaking to both your child and the school. Getting angry and shouting will only make matters worse.

There may be underlying causes for the bullying and the websites listed in related information offer advice and help not only for bullied children but also those who bully and for parents.

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