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[29 Mar 2015 | 4 Comments | 1,769 views]
Headteachers have warned parents that they will report them to the police

Nadia Komami Guardia Julie Henry Sunday Times
Sunday 29 March 2015
A scene from Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3. Photograph: AP

Headteachers have warned parents that they will report them to the police and social services for neglect if they allow their children to play computer games rated for over-18s.
Group of 16 schools in Cheshire say allowing children to play games containing unsuitable levels of violence and sexual content is neglectful
The warning was issued by the Nantwich Education Partnership, a group of 15 primary schools and one secondary …

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[17 Mar 2015 | No Comment | 1,912 views]
Are those porn stars enjoying their jobs? The sex questions children aged 11 will be asked in government-backed lessons

By Sarah Harris for the Daily Mail
Youngsters could be quizzed about adult films to teach about consent
Lesson for 11-16 year-olds will also cover ‘rape myths and victim blaming’
But critics warn classes could encourage children to watch adult films
Children as young as 11 will be encouraged to critique the performance of porn stars under government-backed lessons. Youngsters could be quizzed about adult films by teachers in a bid to teach them about the issue of consent. Staff are told to be prepared that pupils may argue that ‘taking part is just …

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[4 Feb 2015 | No Comment | 2,044 views]

JASON GROVES, DEPUTY POLITICAL EDITOR, DAILY MAIL
PUBLISHED: 12:55, 3 February 2015 | UPDATED: 07:37, 4 February 2015
Party plans to introduce subject to primary school curriculum in bid to tackle homophobic bullying
Tristram Hunt warns homophobic language is ‘damaging life chances’
Shadow education secretary promises tougher training for teachers
Primary and secondary school staff to be trained on homophobic bullying
Labour would also make sex education compulsory in all schools
Ofsted has defended asking pupils if they call each other ‘gay’ or ‘lesbo’
Shadow education secretary Tristram Hunt, pictured today, warned the use of homophobic language is …