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Primary school classes to protect children from harm

Children in Oxfordshire are being given classes in how to protect themselves against bullies and anyone else who may mean them harm. The new initiative called 'Values Versus Violence' is being trialled at twelve primary schools across the county.

Among the problems they are being taught to deal with are trouble at home, and how to speak up if they or their friends are victims of abuse.The authorities in the area have come under criticism in recent years over how they tackle child protection. Kate Bunkall was at the launch: