22nd October 1999 at 01:00
* During a Year 6 sex and hygiene education lesson, the children were encouraged to use the correct vocabulary for male and female reproductive organs. During a later discussion, they were asked how they thought babies were made.

A boy thrust his hand high into the air: "A man puts his penis in a woman's verandah."


* My class was given a map of the Earth depicting various types of terrain and were asked to describe their journey across the planet.

One ever-keen child wrote: "After several hours of walking across the bumpy ground I realised my left leg was a king."


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