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Children Accused of Extremism

On average, two teachers every school day call a government hotline over fears students may be at risk of becoming radicalised. But are some schools over-reacting?

Two teachers a day are calling a government hotline about fears that children might be turning to extremism - but what happens when those concerns aren't justified? New laws introduced last summer placed a duty on teachers to take safeguarding action if they believe a pupil is in danger of becoming radicalised. But are some over-reacting and putting community relations at risk?

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