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Children want teachers to discuss bullying more.

Children want teachers to discuss bullying more.

And yet almost two-thirds have come across bullying, new survey finds 

 

More than a third of children feel their teachers do not talk enough about what to do if they are bullied at school, a new poll suggests.

And yet almost two-thirds (64 per cent) of children have come across someone being bullied because they were different, according to the survey.

The poll, of more than 1,500 children in England, found that over half worry about being seen as "different" from others and two-fifths would hide aspects of themselves for fear of being bullied.

The survey, from the Anti-Bullying Alliance at the National Children’s Bureau, reveals that 36 per cent of children think their teachers do not do enough to educate them about bullying.

In light of these findings, campaigners are urging schools to celebrate what makes pupils unique during Anti-Bullying Week – which starts on Monday.

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