The pamphlet from the FPA — formerly the Family Planning Association — entitled Let’s Grow with Nisha and Joe, which will be shown to pupils by schools unless parents opt out, was immediately condemned by family campaigners as “a very worrying development”. They said that years of sex education had done nothing to tackle the teenage pregnancy rate, still the highest in Europe, and starting the education even earlier would make the problem worse.
Who the hell are these hand-wringers? The other day we were flipping through a picture book for kids that showed (cartoon) mummies and daddies making babies in all manner of glorious ways, including on a space hopper. God knows what they'd make of that.