More adults preying on the minds of the young due to their nasty ideological bent.
Council sparks outrage by asking children as young as nine whether ‘it is OK to marry someone from a different race or religion’
The voluntary survey (above) was handed to Year 5 and 6 pupils at Buxton Primary School in east London
- Year 5 and 6 pupils were handed questionnaire by Waltham Forest Council
- It asked children if they agreed or disagreed with statements including: ‘I would mind if a family of a different race or religion moved next door’
- Sparked debate from parents online, who described it as ‘unbelievable’
- But council says it is part of its safeguarding project to protect youngsters
A council has sparked outrage with parents after it sent out a survey asking children whether it would be acceptable to ‘marry someone from a different race or religion’.
Pupils as young as nine at Buxton Primary School in east London were handed the voluntary questionnaire by Waltham Forest Council last week as part of its new safeguarding project.
The Building Resilience through Integration & Trust (BRIT) programme, which is funded by the European Commission, aims to help protect youngsters from potentially harmful information online.
But parents were shocked to learn their children, who are in Year 5 or 6, had been asked a string of controversial questions including ‘how much do you trust people of another race/religion?’ and ‘would you mind if a family of a different race or religion moved next door?’
Several took to social media, sparking outcry from other Twitter users who described it as ‘unbelievable’ and ‘appalling’.
One user said: ‘How old are these kids?! Young children (esp. boys) have literally no idea about marriage [sic].’
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