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Boring subject

The research findings, reported in your front page story on August 11, that school sex education does not encourage teenagers to experiment irresponsibly are to be welcomed.

A success story, putting teachers in a good light, is a rare event.

There is, however, a slightly more cynical explanation.

Having successfully bored pupils, particularly the academically less able, with history, physics and the rest, teachers have now managed to make sex boring as well!

MICHAEL J SMITH

10 Hillview, North Pickenham, Swaffham Norfolk

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