Children as young as nine checking mobile phones 10 times a night - survey
Pupils said they risked turning up for school tired and unable to concentrate due to the notifications from their mobile devices while they were in bed, with one-tenth of those polled checking their phones at least 10 times a night.
The study into children's technology usage - the first of its kind involving English state and private school pupils at night time - found almost half of 11 to 18-year-olds admitted checking social media accounts such as Snapchat, Facebook and YouTube when they should be sleeping.
But Digital Awareness UK (DAUK), who worked on the survey with the Headmasters'... read more
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