After its announcement that hugging and holding palms are prohibited on its premises, a British college has come underneath fireplace from mother and father and locals. Parents are denouncing these “draconian” directives from the varsity administration that forbid youngsters from making any bodily contact with one another.
British School Bans Romance And Physical Contact To “Keep Children Safe”
According to EssexDwell, Hylands School in Chelmsford, Essex, stated in addition they “do not allow” romantic relationships, and college students who’re caught utilizing cellphones might have them locked in a secure for the remainder of the day.
Despite the truth that this strict “hands off” coverage has obtained harsh criticism from locals and oldsters, the varsity maintains that almost all of oldsters and college students assist it and that it “engenders mutual respect and encourages kids to conduct themselves professionally as any future employer would expect.”
As per a letter despatched by assistant Headteacher Miss Catherine McMillan, seen by EssexDwell, the secondary college administration doesn’t tolerate “any physical contact” between members of the varsity neighborhood.
The college said within the letter that “any aggressive physical contact, such as hugging, holding hands, slapping someone, etc.” are prohibited types of bodily contact.
Addressing the mother and father instantly, the letter continued, “This is in order to keep your child safe.”
“If your child is touching somebody else, whether they are consenting or not, anything could happen. It could lead to an injury, make someone feel very uncomfortable, or result in someone being touched inappropriately.”
“While we want your children to make real positive friendships, hopefully lifelong ones, we don’t allow romantic relationships at Hylands.”
“Of course, your child can have these relationships outside of school with your permission.”
“We want your child to focus on their learning while in school, and we don’t want them to be distracted by relationship issues.”
“In your child’s personal development lessons, we learn about positive, healthy relationships, and your child can still talk to a trusted adult in school for advice and support if they need to.”
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