Suicide, self-harm and depression are huge problems for our schools. What is the solution? Continuing to deprive children of their childhood by an absurd reverence for schoolwork seems to be counter-productive.
Play play play.
Sex gets people going and there is nothing like the thought of our little darlings losing their innocence to have the steam coming out of journalists’ ears. Calm down, say I, and have a think about what growing up might mean.