My child has been psychically and mentally abused for a couple of years now. I went to the school after another incident where my child came home in tears. When I asked the principal what has been done he said that he spoke to the bully, he also cant understand that he would do something like that as hes siblings all attended the same school and are now in some fancy high schools somewhere!! I showed him a photo of my child's swollen and badly bruised leg and demanded that the parents of the bully be informed immediately as it should have been done in the first place!! I could not believe that neither parents were informed!! The bully's parents were called in and it was resolved in a good manner. He stopped bullying my child and treat him with mutual respect.
Sadly my child's abuse did not stop there!!! Once again he came home with his head so badly bashed that he could hardly chew his food, he said his teeth ached when he wants to eat!! Immediately i phoned the principal and AGAIN i was not informed and neither was that child's parents!!!
I've just had ENOUGH of this!!! Went to the police station in Melkbosstrand and funny enough the police on duty told me his child was also bullied at the same school, Van Riebeeckstrand Primary School in Melkbosstrand, but because he is a policemen and made a scene it was sorted out very quickly. He was very helpful and explain that i should rather get the social welfare for the specific area to help me. He gave me a number and for three days now I've been trying to get hold of her with no luck!!!
Out of desperation i moved to social media.. Lee-Ann Liebenberg @LeeAnn_L and @steve_hofmeyr were so kind and retweeted my outcry for help and support. Through them i think i might get the support i need. I am now in the process to see what i can do about the school who is in no way helping me or my child!!
Please pray that my child's abuse will stop as i hate to see him so sad. I Desperately NEED for him to be a happy child like any child deserves.
My son said that the physical abuse is not as bad as the mental abuse he has to endure every day.
I really need this to be addressed as soon as possible, before it's too late for my child!!
Lizelle Mc Master
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