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POLL: Do you think sex education at age seven is too young?

By The Sentinel  |  Posted: August 26, 2014

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The Liberal Democrats have said that they believe compulsory sex education should begin in schools for children aged seven.

Currently, sex and relationship education is not compulsory in academies and free schools as well as primary school pupils, only council-run secondary schools. The Lib Dems are calling for "age-appropriate" sex education to be taught from the age of seven.

David Laws, the education minister, has said this would be a manifesto commitment even though the party’s recent attempts to extend sex education have been opposed by the Conservatives in government.

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  • CllrChris  |  August 27 2014, 10:25PM

    There is an insufferable smugness in the educational and political elites that makes them think they always know best, when any decent human being will tell them they are wrong. You would have thought after so many years of being so completely and utterly wrong they might have had a bit more humble pie about themselves - but, not a hope! Stop wrecking the innocence of our children!

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  • 7buster  |  August 26 2014, 9:55PM

    1400 hundred children as young as 11 abused by paedophile gangs in Rotherham and our so called leaders allowed this to happen, with their blessings. It is up to parents to protect their children from this insidiose grooming that takes place in schools and it is the duty of every adult to make sure children are protected from those wishing to harm them. The British have lost their backbone because where else in the world would this amount of child abuse happen without at least a small amount of retribution. Our leaders are as guilty as the perpertrators of these crimes and if they are not going to protect the innocence of childhood, it is left to us.

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  • English_Queen  |  August 26 2014, 8:08PM

    the whole political system is a stinking bed of perversion, abuse, corruption and shame.................the day of exposure is creeping closer

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  • 7buster  |  August 26 2014, 7:09PM

    The truth is out now and we all know why the intellectual political elite want to reduce the age with which children are groomed in schools.

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