Viral petition against student sexual assault a ‘wake-up call’, Sydney private school principals say

Viral petition against student sexual assault a ‘wake-up call’, Sydney private school principals say

The Guardian

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Cranbrook head says schools ‘need to take further action’ in response to 2,500 testimonies of high school sexual assault

The headmaster of an elite Sydney all-boys school says he is “greatly concerned and alarmed” by the number of references to Cranbrook School in a viral petition that has gathered more than 2,500 testimonies of sexual assault committed by high school students.

The headmaster of the Cranbrook School, Nicholas Sampson, said schools “need to take further action” and has committed to a review of the school’s pastoral care, including holding mixed gender education programs.

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