The Mirror is reporting that angry parents have slammed a primary school after it made all of its toilets unisex.
They fear youngsters could be bullied or even sexually assaulted by older pupils in the facilities and claim they were not consulted over the changes, made in the holidays.
Lisa Carrano, 35, whose seven-year-old daughter goes there, said: “Pupils have been saying they are afraid of using the toilets in case older kids peer over the top of the cubicle or take a photo on phones.”
Ofsted head Sir Michael Wilshaw has said he supports “well-policed” facilities for trans children.
Parents were invited to meet headteacher Sue Stanley, who said in a statement: “There have been a number of unisex toilets at the school since it opened in 2000 and there have never been issues.”
She added new lockable unisex cubicles had full-height doors.
Do you think that unisex toilets make it fair for transgender students or is there a worry of sexual behaviour? Let us know your thoughts in the comments below or on Twitter. ~ Sophie
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