One of the biggest genuine claims was for £46,000 after a secondary school pupil injured his arm using a drill in a technology lesson.
The biggest claim came to £11,480, including costs, for a child whose fingers were caught in a toilet cubicle.
Smaller claims have included . . .
Sunderland City Council has paid out £101,816 in compensation and legal fees in the last two years. The biggest claim was for £10,671 after a wall fell on a pupil.