How Sheffield teenager Rebecca beat the bullies

Rebecca Parkin 16, from Sheffield, who was bullied for more than ten years because she has Asperger's syndrome

Rebecca Parkin 16, from Sheffield, who was bullied for more than ten years because she has Asperger's syndrome

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A Sheffield teenager has described how she suffered 10 years of bullying in city schools - which had a serious impact on her education.

Sixteen-year-old Rebecca Parkin’s case has been highlighted in a new nationwide study which found bullying has a significant impact on academic performance.

It can lead pupils to achieve lower grades at GCSE, according to new research in the Annual Bullying Survey.

 

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