Sex Education Leads to “Rape imitation” at Birmingham School

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In an article published some weeks, it was reported that one of the constituents of the detrimentally normalising impact of movies likes 50 Shades of Grey on society is the effect on the young. Addiction psychotherapist Steve Pope revealed that a 12 year old client confessed to acting out scenes from the destructive movie with a girl in his local park. In a rare and frank statement on the topic of the effects of pornography, Pope said,

“It is probably one of the fastest growing areas of addiction and threats to our society known to Western culture.”

Of course, this naturally brings the discussion to how to prevent, or at least temper, the ill effects of such repugnance. “Parents must be educated” suggests the psychotherapist, and the matter should be “taken into school”.

The topic of sex education courts a degree of controversy. Prevention is better than cure, often conflicts with keep the children, children. Whichever side one sits, there is no denying that, depending on the extensiveness of the content, “educating” about sex can have the opposite effect: an abuse of the acquired knowledge. Indeed even Dr Pope in the article states,

“Kids are inquisitive and their work-in-progress brains will go home and research it.”

An example of this, it is being alleged, occurred in a Birmingham School in the last week of March.

My sources in Birmingham are stating that after three consecutive days of sex education classes, two children in Year 6 threw another fellow student to the ground with one saying “let’s rape him”. The other child, it is being alleged, then proceeded to imitate rape physically. The child subjected to this abuse did not partake in the classes.

It is also being alleged that the family liaison officer seemed indifferent to the issue and did not take any notes during the making of the complaint. When the father asked to meet a senior leader, he was told that he could only see the class teacher. Sources close to the school are stating that children were throwing words around, prompted by and in the context of the sex education classes. These words included “rape”, a topic which, according to my sources, was taught, but was not fully understood by pupils.

I have not been able to confirm the impact this has had on the child, however experiencing such an ordeal is disturbing for even the most resilient of individuals let alone a child.

Despite the shocking incident, the school is allegedly indifferent to the issue and remains dismissive in its attitude. I have chosen not to disclose the name of the school, in the hope that perchance the issue is addressed properly. Any failure in the school’s duty of care in addressing this issue, could potentially manifest lifelong consequences, including psychological harm.

 

 

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