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Study highlights vulnerable groups more at risk of bullying and that self & parent reporting reduces repeated bullying.

The Department for Children, School and Families commissioned the National Centre for Social Research (NatCen) to analyse the data on bullying from the Longitudinal Survey of Young People in England (LSYPE).

The risk of being bullied was consistently high at each age group for those young people with special education needs; a caring responsibility; or a disability; or having spent time in social services care.

Where bullying was reported by parents and the young person themselves, it was more likely that the bullying stopped.

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