Understanding Girls’ Friendship Groups, Cliques and Bullying Behaviour 3rd & 5th February 2015


These training events were hosted by John Khan, lead practitioner for Anti-Bullying Works in Eastbourne and Billingshurst.

The workshops provided delegates with an insight and understanding into the social dynamics that exist within girls’ friendship groups and cliques, whilst offering the opportunity to explore a range of practical problem-solving strategies to deal with friendship problems and bullying behaviour.

This half-day training event:

  • Examined how girls behave within individual friendship groups and cliques
  • Explored the nature of bullying behaviour amongst girls
  • Provided practical strategies to address friendship problems and bullying behaviour
  • Considered how to empower girls to leave a clique safely.

Comments from participants:

Very relevant to current issues and problems. Really enjoyed the course well-presented and interesting.

Clear presentation, good mix of listening to presentation and activities. An informative morning.

Really enjoyed it and would be interested in attending more training around this.

Good and informative, good pace and knowledgeable.

Very good delivery, good ratio of listening and practical activities. 

Good clear informative information. Really enjoyed the morning.

Very informative lots of personal experiences shared and great resources, like the friendship pyramid.

The pace was good and well-organised. Kept your mind focussed! Particularly liked the activities and group work.

Informative exercises relevant to young people and good resources. Trainer explained everything well.

Practical and applying into real life situation. An excellent course. Thought provoking.

It was very informative, with lots of time to share experiences. I will use the resources they are great

I enjoyed the event as it was interactive and gave us an opportunity to try activities we could use with the kids.