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Bullying makes kids hide talents

19 November 2012 Last updated at 18:34 GMT

Some children are hiding their talents and skills in school because they're worried about getting bullied.

In a survey of children aged 11 to 16, nearly half said they played down a talent because of bullying fears.

More than a quarter said they had stopped taking part in an activity they enjoy for the same reasons.

One in 10 said they had not shown how good they are at science to avoid bullies too.

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