Closed petition Make knife crime prevention a compulsory requirement for all school curriculum
The James Brindley Foundation wants to see schools educate children in a program of consequential thinking, that speaks openly in the use of knife crime.
The Dept for Education is reviewing the RSHE curriculum; our petition asks the DfE to introduce knife crime prevention to this curriculum.
Deaths, serious injuries occurring amongst young people has become a pandemic on our streets. The ONS states recorded knife crime offences increased 10% to 49,027 year to March 2022 in England and Wales. This is a 34% increase since 2010/11 yet there is no national program of education for children and young people, and no targeted guidelines in the curriculum for such behaviours or prevention.
After meeting with MPs, local government and other agencies, the JB Foundation is calling for ACTION.
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