Schools in Wales ‘could miss real risk’ of extremism

BBC is reporting that some schools could miss early opportunities to address extremism because they do not think it is relevant to them, says a watchdog.

Estyn wants it acknowledged that radicalisation and extremism are “real risks” to pupils in all schools.

The Welsh Government said Wales’ new curriculum will teach youngsters to “critically evaluate” information they are exposed to.

A report by the education and schools inspectorate says most schools do not do enough within their curriculum to build pupils’ resilience against extremist influences.

Home Office figures show 258 people in Wales were referred to them over concerns about extremism between April 2018 and March 2019.

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