A sharp rise in violent attacks in Cambridgeshire schools has been recorded by police who have been called to thousands of playground and classroom incidents.

The total number of physical attacks on school premises and grounds over the last five years has hit 701, according to data supplied by police after a freedom of information request.

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I am a journalist and author. I am a journalist at the UK edition of WIRED magazine. In 2015, my first book Freedom of Information: A Practical Guide for UK Journalists, was published. My second book Reed Hastings: Building Netflix, was published in March 2020. I created FOI Directory in 2012 and have maintained it in my spare time ever since.