According to The Telegraph, more than half, (57 per) cent of children say they have been bullied at some point in their school lives, of which almost one in five (17 per cent) say it had made them feel suicidal.
More than three quarters (78 per cent) of those bullied at school say it had made them anxious and more than half (56 per cent) have not been able to sleep at night.
The Diana Award, a charity set up in honour of Princess Diana and which is backed by her son Prince William, campaigns for anti-bullying pupil ambassadors in schools.
As 10 million children return to school today (Monday), 40 per cent say they are worried about going back because of bullying. Nearly a quarter (23 per cent) think their school does not tackle bullying effectively.
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