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Leeds School Let Kids Smoke In The Playground

 

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CAN it true that teachers at Elmete Central School in Roundhay, Leeds, has been, as the Sun reports, “allowing 11-year-olds to smoke – with teachers dishing out fags at break times. Pupils’ cigarettes would be confiscated at the start of the day but returned by staff at break times”?

What do we know about the school? Its website tells us:

Elmete has a well-established specialist of providing Inclusive Specialist Education at two of our centres, in Roundhay and Meanwood….

All staff provide a broad and balanced curriculum which will develop the skills, concepts and knowledge necessary for future learning. All staff, including support staff who work to remove barriers to learning and support the pastoral needs of learners…

Learners enter school at different stages of social and emotional development. All Learners learn in different ways and progress at different rates. In the course of learning, learners develop their skills through a variety of processes. These include:

Investigation
Experimentation…

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Posted: 17th, October 2013 | In: Reviews | Comment