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Schools alert on drugs group

by Margaret Holness, Education Correspondent

Posted: 10 Aug 2012 @ 12:34

THE 149 Church of England schools in the diocese of London will be warned next term to shun offers from the anti-drugs rehabilitation group Narconon to give lessons about drug abuse to pupils.

The action follows a complaint made to the media by the parent of a recent pupil of St Jude's and St Paul's Primary School, Newington Green, north London, who discovered that Narconon, which had been responsible for a Year 6 anti-drugs project, has connections with the Scientology ...

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