Thursday 10 February 2011

Explicit lessons in school are priming your children for sex, SPUC warns Worksop parents at public meeting

Dozens of worried parents attended a meeting in Worksop yesterday evening.

Antonia Tully of SPUC's Safe at School campaign gave a presentation on the widely-used sex education programme “Living and Growing”, published by Channel Four.

Mrs Tully showed horrified parents extracts from the DVDs in the programme, including an animation of sexual intercourse in two positions; a graphic child birth scene; and a section telling boys of 10-11 years old that masturbation is something everyone does and that it “does you no harm”.

Parents also saw clips which promote homosexuality, with footage of same-sex couples kissing.

Antonia explained to parents how this resource for primary schools effectively primes children for teenage sex.

Trevor Bean, Group Manager for the Education Improvement Service at Nottingham City Council, was present throughout the meeting and said that he would not want his children to see such material.

The Worksop Guardian
, a local newspaper, was there and published a report.

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