Half a million UK children are unhappy

A new report has found that half a million children in the UK are unhappy.

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i like to wear differant stuff so that i do not fit in and make friends with interesting people

Iona P (Age 15) wrote on Thursday, 12 January 2012 @ 16:58

God!!! I didn't know that.Its awful.

Emilia C (Age 16) wrote on Thursday, 12 January 2012 @ 17:46

I am completely happy EXCEPT trivial things like selling our donkeys + pigs!! :(

Millie L (Age 14) wrote on Thursday, 12 January 2012 @ 19:44

i am happy because i have 1 very good friend which makes learning fun so i am happy and better at work!!

Alex T (Age 14) wrote on Thursday, 12 January 2012 @ 19:59

I am completely happy. =)

Ellie C (Age 13) wrote on Friday, 13 January 2012 @ 14:24

i am completly happy but at the moment upset because there is a big row in my year at the moment and im involeved and im also the One in six children said that they weren't listened to in school

Sorcha G (Age 15) wrote on Friday, 13 January 2012 @ 16:55

Although I have all 6 things that make people happy, I am quite unhappy because I am in constant pain, and have been for over a year. :(

Katie D (Age 16) wrote on Friday, 13 January 2012 @ 19:54

I like helping my teacher and headteacher on the computers and that cheers me up otherwise, i am unhappy and also sometimes, the school administrator asks me for help!

Connor W (Age 13) wrote on Friday, 13 January 2012 @ 20:14

I'm unhappy by the way my teacher treats me and I think that I am not listened to in school! But I am very happy with my friends, because I am not in on of those big girly groups that fall out all of the time!!!!!!!!!!!!!! :D

Orla C (Age 12) wrote on Friday, 13 January 2012 @ 20:48

I don't think it is a bad thing to have different clothes to everyone else. If you do then you just blend in and you won't have as much fun. But I do think think that if you are unpopular at school or not in a very stable friendship then you should try and do what everyone else is doing.

Bessie E (Age 13) wrote on Saturday, 14 January 2012 @ 16:40

poor people to be so unhappy i am very happy!!!! :) =)

Maya F (Age 13) wrote on Sunday, 15 January 2012 @ 14:45

sometimes...

Ameena A (Age 16) wrote on Monday, 16 January 2012 @ 16:11

Come on people! Keep the morale up! Think of the positives! We are all unhappy sometimes, but collectively we can stay happy!

Jasmine H (Age 16) wrote on Monday, 16 January 2012 @ 16:38

that's really sad.

Reuben S (Age 13) wrote on Monday, 16 January 2012 @ 19:09

im sooooo happy xxxxxxxx ;)

Maleeha S (Age 13) wrote on Monday, 16 January 2012 @ 19:33

I'm HAPPY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Devon S (Age 10) wrote on Monday, 16 January 2012 @ 19:44

OMG! That is mad! I don't beleive that half million kids in the uk are sad!

Ivo S (Age 12) wrote on Tuesday, 17 January 2012 @ 19:04

that is soooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo sad unbeliveble i am happy because i have all of those 6 things

Honor S (Age 13) wrote on Wednesday, 18 January 2012 @ 18:52

i have all the reasons above to be happy but yet often feel unhappy by the end of the day

Samantha L (Age 15) wrote on Wednesday, 18 January 2012 @ 20:15

I actually think people who get upset over things like a teacher telling them off are being over-emotional and silly. There are people like me and others who have good reasons to be sad.

Katie D (Age 16) wrote on Thursday, 19 January 2012 @ 17:50

I am when I am with my friends but at home I am not.

Hannah E (Age 13) wrote on Sunday, 22 January 2012 @ 12:56

But I do have things like a phone but they can't cheer you up most of the time

Hannah E (Age 13) wrote on Sunday, 22 January 2012 @ 12:57

i dont feel happy sometimes because people bully me about the clothes I wear and the fact I have glasses and Im clever.

Tabitha W (Age 13) wrote on Sunday, 22 January 2012 @ 14:05

I'm happy , but I feel really soory for the people who arn't . :(

Zaynab J (Age 12) wrote on Sunday, 22 January 2012 @ 18:06

Wow! Personally I think I'm a happy person!

Sophie S (Age 15) wrote on Monday, 23 January 2012 @ 13:37

Sometimes I feel sad, or that maybe I don't have the right clothes to fit in, bu my friends always care and support me. They always cheer me up, so I'm not normally ever sad! We should all have the same spirit as my amazing friends and make the world smile!

Becky H (Age 14) wrote on Friday, 27 January 2012 @ 19:54

Im sometimes unhappy at school boys keep tripping me up and keep saying mean things to me and my friends keep laughing at me but most of the time i am happy

Lily B (Age 13) wrote on Saturday, 28 January 2012 @ 13:57

im not a positive person but i manage

Olivia M (Age 14) wrote on Saturday, 28 January 2012 @ 18:43

There are some REALLY noisey people in my class and then we all get blamed for it which makes me really unhappy but other than that I'm mostly happy.

Natasha M (Age 15) wrote on Monday, 30 January 2012 @ 17:57

im very happy at school and home but the facts are vey surprising and sad

Thomas L (Age 15) wrote on Saturday, 4 February 2012 @ 12:40

there is a polish girl in my class she is SSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO anoying!!!!

Henry S (Age 11) wrote on Saturday, 4 February 2012 @ 17:55

WOW i'm always happy

Samai N (Age 9) wrote on Monday, 6 February 2012 @ 18:59

I'm mostly happy but if i see someone sad or unhappy it could also make me sad.

Jack C (Age 13) wrote on Tuesday, 7 February 2012 @ 19:55

8/10 days I'm sad

Emily P (Age 13) wrote on Sunday, 2 September 2012 @ 13:41

I am sad most of the day but sometimes I have my good moments. I know all the teachers at my school can be kind and caring but my class always has to talk which gets them into a bad mood.

Caitlin M (Age 13) wrote on Saturday, 9 March 2013 @ 23:48