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Sex Education For Children: Daily Mail And Christian Institute Fear Mayle’s Year In Romance

by | 9th, March 2011

IN this Brave New World, the children can learn erotic play from books like How Did I Begin? by Mick Manning and Brita Granstrom. The book features a cartoon image of a couple in bed in an intimate embrace ”.

The Mail highlights a passage:

“As they cuddled, your dad’s penis moved gently inside your mum’s vagina and the sperms flowed out.”

So says the Mail , which has seen a report by the Christian Institute:

It is accompanied by an explanation – using frank and adult terminology – of the act of intercourse.

How Did I Begin is listed on Amazon thus:

A young child’s introduction to human reproduction, first published in hardback in 1997, which follows the first nine months of a child’s life within its mothers womb. Ideal for National Curriculum Key Stage 1-2. Illustrated in full colour by Brita Granstrom.

Key stage 1-2 is for children aged 5 to 11. The book was first published in 1997, becoming a paper back in 1994 meaning any children who read it will now be grown up. Did it work for them, or help them? The report does not say. But it does begin:

At a time when there is growing alarm at the sexualisation of childhood, using sexually explicit resources in schools can surely only make things much worse. If sex education is made compulsory for primary schools, the publications highlighted in this report are the kind of materials that will be used with children as young as five.

A national curriculum for sex education would see control taken out of the hands of schools and centralised in the hands of those who advocate the use of material which most parents would find unacceptable.

Another book highlighted in the report is called Where Did I Come From?.
It was written by Peter Mayle. He wrote A Year In Provence , the book pretty much written for Daily Mail readers. His sex

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