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Parents threaten to remove children.

Parents threaten to remove children.

Parents say they are considering removing their children from a school rated "outstanding" amid concerns over bullying.

The Colne, in Brightlingsea, is part of the Thrive Partnership Academy Trust.

One parent told the BBC his daughter had been "horrendously" bullied and had last week called him from the school toilets in tears.

The school said it "takes any allegation of bullying extremely seriously".

In a statement it said: "[The school] takes appropriate action to quickly deal with any issue brought to our attention.


"We cannot comment on an individual case, but have an open door policy for students or their parents to raise any concerns they have with us."

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