BeatBullying conducted some research into the sexualisation of children and the rise of 'sexting', they found:
- Over one third of children have received a sexually explicit text or email
- Nearly 90 per cent of children knew the identity of the aggressor, the majority were peers, with a small number indicating it was an adult
- Over half of teachers were aware of pupils creating and sharing sexually explicit messages and images via the internet or mobile
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