The Ofcom report “Children and Parents: Media Use and Attitudes Report”  (November 2015) writes: “One in ten 8-11s (9%) and 12-15s (9%) in 2015 say they have been bullied in  the past year. This is most likely to have been in person, with 6% of both  8-11s and 12-15s saying they have experienced this. Bullying via text message or on social media is less common, with 1% of 8-11s saying they have experienced each of these kinds of bullying, rising to 4% of 12-15s. Two per cent of 8-11s and 1% of 12-15s say they have been bullied through online games, and 1% of 12-15s via photo message or video, or via telephone calls.”

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