Pupils at the Grove Primary School in Consett are learning how to stay safe on the internet as part of the NSPCC's Safer Internet Day- but surveys show the extent of bullying online: nationally more than one in six children have experienced it, and 41% have seen something hurtful or unpleasant.
You can see our tips for keeping your children safe online here and watch the full report from Derek Proud below:
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