Teachers told to introduce porn into the classroom to explain it is "not bad at all"

Teachers should give lessons in pornography and tell pupils 'it's not all bad', experts say Recommendations suggest teachers confront 'myths' about pornGuidance could have significant influence in British schools By Mario Ledwith PUBLISHED: 02:02 GMT, 26 April 2013 | UPDATED: 09:53 GMT, 26 April 2013 DM.has('shareLink', 'shareLinks', { 'id': '2315030', 'title': 'Teachers should give lessons in pornography and tell pupils 'it's not all bad', experts say', 'url': 'http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2315030/Teachers-told-introduce-porn-classroom-explain-bad-all.html', 'eTwitterStatus': 'Teachers%20told%20to%20introduce%20porn%20into%20the%20classroom%20to%20explain%20it%20is%20'not%20bad%20at%20all'%20http://bit.ly/11GDblr%20via%[email protected]' }); Teachers have been encouraged to introduce pornography into the classroom, using sex education lessons to explain that porn is 'not all bad' and 'hugely diverse'. The recommendations, included in an educational guide, suggest that teachers confront 'myths' about porn and inform children as young as five about sexualisation. The guidance could have significant influence in British schools after the Government's decision to keep sex education lessons voluntary, leaving schools to devise their own ways of teaching the subject

Council fined 12,000 for ignoring warnings about a rotten flagpole which crushed a toddler

Council fined 12,000 for ignoring warnings about a rotten flagpole which crushed a toddler River Webster, 3, had cracked skull and ankle fractures after pole fell on herMother said River's pupils became 'tiny pinpricks' when pole hit her headGardener had told the council it was rotten 18 months beforehand By Olivia Williams PUBLISHED: 17:50 GMT, 15 April 2013 | UPDATED: 18:41 GMT, 15 April 2013 Crushed: River Webster suffered a cracked skull and bleeding on the brain when the flagpole fell on her last year A council ignored repeated warnings about a rotten flagpole before it collapsed and crushed a toddler, a court heard. River Webster, who was two years old at the time, suffered a cracked skull, bleeding on the brain and a double ankle fracture when the 18ft pole fell on her on March 31 last year.

Child abuse campaigner claims her 14-year-old son was "bullied to death" after he was found dead at their home

'My son was bullied to death': Child abuse campaigner grieves after 14-year-old son is found dead at their homeTeenager Ayden Olson was found dead at home in ColchesterMother Shy Keenan claims he was bullied to deathUnclear if Ms Keenan believes he was bullied at school or elsewhere By Anna Edwards PUBLISHED: 11:17 GMT, 15 March 2013 | UPDATED: 12:18 GMT, 15 March 2013 A 14-year-old boy who was found dead at his home was 'bullied to death', his heartbroken mother claims. Teenager Ayden Olson, was found at his home in Colchester, and his mother Shy Keenan wrote on Twitter that her son had been persecuted.

Dressed in clothes for a seven-year-old teaching girls aged 12: Is 3ft tall Azad Singh the world"s smallest teacher?

My pupils call me Little Sir: 3ft tall Azad, 22, achieves his dream to be a teacher (by standing on the desk to reach the board)Azad Singh, 22, has a rare hormone disorder and stopped growing age fiveHe was bullied at school because he is just 3ft tall and weighs less than 3st By Emily Davies PUBLISHED: 00:03 GMT, 5 March 2013 | UPDATED: 04:08 GMT, 5 March 2013 At the age of 18 he was mistaken for a baby and labelled a circus freak, but 3ft tall Azad Singh has achieved his dreams of becoming a teacher – the world's smallest to be precise. Mr Singh has a rare genetic disorder which meant he stopped growing at the age of five and at the age of 22 is trapped in a child's body

Head teacher and five staff suspended for locking a knife wielding nine-year-old pupil in a cupboard after HIS parents complain to police

Head teacher and five staff suspended for locking a knife-wielding nine-year-old pupil in the 'naughty cupboard'Child carried blade taken from the kitchen at Revoe Primary in BlackpoolHe was disarmed and put in a lockable 'naughty cupboard' to calm downStaff suspended and police investigating false imprisonment By Martin Robinson PUBLISHED: 12:51 GMT, 26 February 2013 | UPDATED: 14:59 GMT, 26 February 2013 Fury has erupted at a primary school because its headteacher and five others have been suspended after they disarmed a knife-wielding child and shut him in a 'naughty cupboard'. Teachers placed the nine-year-old in a lockable room after he terrorised staff and fellow pupils with a blade he took from the kitchen at Revoe Primary School in Blackpool.

Chetham"s sex abuse case: Police arrest man, 57, over historic claims at prestigious music school

Police arrest violin teacher, 57, over historic sex abuse claims at prestigious music school where choirmaster abused former pupil Wen Zhou Li, 57, arrested by police investigating Chetham abusePolice are probing 20 reports of sexual offences reported by former pupils By Daily Mail Reporter PUBLISHED: 13:05 GMT, 14 February 2013 | UPDATED: 18:04 GMT, 15 February 2013 Held: Violin teacher Wen Zhou Li who came to Britain on the invitation of Yehudi Menuhin has been arrested by detectives investigating sex abuse at Chethams School of Music in the 1970s and 80s A violin teacher who came to Britain on the invitation of Yehudi Menuhin has been arrested by detectives investigating sex abuse at Chetham’s School of Music in the 1970s and 80s.

Schoolboy, 13, excluded from lessons for breaching health and safety rules by wearing traditional tie instead of clip-on version

Tied in knots by elf 'n' safety: Schoolboy, 13, excluded for wearing traditional version instead of a clip-on Teenager Max Richmond says children need to learn how to wear one Headteacher says clip on ties supports health and safety of youngsters HSE said it was a 'myth' that health and safety bans traditional school ties By Anna Edwards PUBLISHED: 09:24 GMT, 14 February 2013 | UPDATED: 10:50 GMT, 14 February 2013 [headerlinks] Max Richmond was put into isolation for a day after he refused to wear a clip on tie Most children have been scolded by a teacher for their scruffy uniform and told to straighten their tie. But one schoolboy has been punished for refusing to wear a clip-on tie because he wants to wear a smarter traditional one – which breaches 'health and safety rules'.

Pupils aged just TWELVE given nicotine patches by nurses on visits to schools without telling their parents

Pupils aged just TWELVE given nicotine patches by nurses on visits to schools without telling their parents The patches are available to pupils from NHS nurses making fortnightly visits to schools in Essex Fears the patches could become a 'status symbol' among young schoolchildren By Kerry Mcdermott PUBLISHED: 10:48 GMT, 24 January 2013 | UPDATED: 07:57 GMT, 25 January 2013 Addiction: The NHS has been dishing out nicotine patches to schoolchildren as young as 12, it has emerged (FILE PHOTO) Nicotine patches are being handed out to schoolchildren as young as 12 on the NHS without their parents' knowledge, it has emerged. Nurses employed by NHS South West Essex have been distributing patches to young pupils during fortnightly visits to schools, where they speak to children confidentially

Probe into strict Christian sect school that "shut up" girl pupil for 37 days… for making Facebook page

Probe into strict Christian sect school that 'shut up' girl pupil for 37 days… for making Facebook page School investigated over allegations of child cruelty and failure to teach the National Curriculum Alleged abuse includes the confinement of six pupils who set up a Facebook pageUnder the rules, liasons between pupils and rugby are also banned . The only girl was shut up for the longest number of days and was recorded to have had 37 days off out of a possible 70 [school] days between May 4th and July 22nd [when the school term ended]

Mount Carmel RC school teachers" Gangnam-style spoof video backfires as they are "underminding pupils" respect"

Teachers' Gangnam Style spoof video backfires as they are accused of undermining pupils' respect Staff at Mount Carmel RC school in Accrington, Lancashire, made parodyIncludes men posing in changing rooms wearing only their towelsConservative Councillor Peter Britcliffe concerned pupils will 'lose respect' | UPDATED: 11:18 GMT, 1 January 2013 Teachers at a secondary school who posted a Gangnam Style parody on YouTube have been slammed for undermining pupils' respect for them. Staff at Mount Carmel RC in Accrington, Lancashire, including head teacher Xavier Bowers, appear in the spoof video dancing and singing and at one point dressed only in towels.