Outrage as report suggests that primary school children are being exposed to ‘”shocking” sex education material
It has been reported that children as young as five are being taught sexual education lessons, using explicit cartoons, films and books.
The Daily Mail reports that local councils and even the BBC have promoted the material.
Among the books singled by the report, created by the Christian Institute, is How Did I Begin? The book shows a cartoon image of a couple in an intimate embrace, with an explanation using adult terminology.
Another book, called The Primary School Sex And Relationships Education Pack, includes material to teach children aged five to 11 all about sexual positions and prostitution.
Outraged family campaigners have described the material as ‘too much, too young’ and warned that they believe it will encourage sexualisation.
I don't think they need any books about it at that age.As long as they know their body parts in general,not specifically sexually, and what they're for that's all they need to know.It's not something that enters the thoughts of many a five year old unless someone put that thought there.By senior school age,of course they'll be discussing it with their friends,I know we did lots of did you know,noway that's so gross,can't be true,and not my parents type discussions,and from evesdropping on my own kids they're doing the same,and there needs to be some kind of education because the children won't get it right,but this is going too far and too young.
Let them find out in their own time in their own way,and answer questions as they come from the child.
Sexual positions is something you work out yourself with your partner as an adult in a healthy relationship.
Hope it's one of those cases of the media getting hold of a story and making it sound a lot worse than it is,because it's certainly not something I'd be happy my children's school introducing them too.
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