Peer Interactions in Primary School Questionnaire

1. Other students make me cry
2. I tease other students
3. Other students take things from me that I do not want to give them
4. I push or slap other students
5. Other students look at me in a mean way
6. I tell other students I will hit or hurt them
7. At recess‚ I play by myself
8. I say mean things about a student to make other kids laugh
9. Another student tells me they will hurt me
10. I make other students feel sad on purpose
11. I am hit or kicked by other students
12. I call other students bad names
13. Other students tease me
14. I am mean to other students
15. Other students ignore me on purpose
16. I hit or kick other students
17. Other students make me feel sad
18. I feel bad because I am mean to other students
19. Other students make fun of me
20. I want to stay home from school because students are mean to me
21. I give other students mean or “dirty” looks
22. Other students leave me out of games on purpose
Copyright © 2007 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW). Reproduced by special permission of the publisher‚ LWW‚ 351 W Camden Street‚ 4 North‚ Baltimore‚ MD 21201 from: Psychometric Properties of the Peer Interactions in Primary School (PIPS) questionnaire by Thomas Tarshis and Lynne Huffman in the Journal of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics‚ 2007‚ Volume 28‚ pp. 125–132. Further reproduction is prohibited without permission from LWW..
This instrument can be found on page 55 of Measuring Bullying Victimization‚ Perpetration‚ and BystanderExperiences:A Compendium of Assessment Tools‚ available online at:
Point values are assigned as follows:
Never = 0 Sometimes = 1 A Lot = 2
Victim subscale: Items 1‚ 3‚ 5‚ 7‚ 9‚ 11‚ 13‚ 15‚ 17‚ 19‚ 20‚ and 22
Bully subscale: Items 2‚ 4‚ 6‚ 8‚ 10‚ 12‚ 14‚ 16‚ 18‚ and 21 24

Tarshis‚ T. P.‚ & Huffman‚ L. C. (2007). Psychometric properties of the Peer Interactions in Primary School (PIPS) questionnaire. Journal of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics‚ 28‚ 125–132.

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