More bullied pupils

9th January 2009 at 00:00

Almost half of all schoolchildren were bullied last year. New figures released by the Government show that 48 per cent of pupils between the age of 10 and 15 experienced bullying. The statistics were gathered from local authorities, and published by Ofsted. The Tory education spokeswoman, Maria Miller, said the findings were worrying. "We must end the broken society," she said.

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