New DfE anti-bullying documents

26 June 2018

The DfE has published two new anti-bullying documents:

Approaches to preventing and tackling bullying

This is a DfE commissioned qualitative research report, produced by CooperGibson Research, which explores current anti-bullying practice in 15 educational institutions in England.

The report provides details of common strategies that schools reported to be effective for combating bullying along with more detailed case studies that outline practical actions taken by the schools.

Longitudinal study of young people in England: cohort 2, wave 3 - Bullying research brief 

This is new research which examines the prevalence and nature of bullying. It followed a cohort of young people through school and compared their responses to those given by an earlier cohort at the same stage of education.

The research is based on data from the second Longitudinal Study of Young People in England (LSYPE2) and shows:

  • statistics on different types of reported bullying

  • the results for pupils with different characteristics