UK: Pupils aged 5 on hate register: Teachers Must log Playground Taunts for Government Database
"Made You Look You Dirty Crook You Stole Your Mothers Pocket Book,...Hate Crime ?"
Heads will be forced to list children as young as five on school 'hate registers' over everyday playground insults. Even minor incidents must be recorded as examples of serious bullying and details kept on a database until the pupil leaves secondary school. Teachers are to be told that even if a primary school child uses homophobic or racist words without knowing their meaning, simply teaching them such words are hurtful and inappropriate is not enough. Instead the incident has to be recorded and his or her behaviour monitored for future signs of 'hate' bullying. The accusations will also be...