Your home is not your (bouncy) castle
Why the high court ruling that parents can be liable for injuries sustained on inflatables is a danger to all of us - read Mick Hume’s columns in The Times (London).
Friday 16 May:
‘I’m not sure if my 11-year-old daughter has learnt much from sitting her dreaded SATs this week, but the experience has taught me something. It’s not that standard assessment tasks are too stressful. It is that a downgraded test-obsessed education system is not challenging our children enough…’
Tuesday 13 May:
‘If the sunny weekend prompted you to hire a bouncy castle for the back garden, the news that parents are now liable for any injuries suffered on one might have made you reach for the deflate button. When it seems There Is No Such Thing As An Accident, and everything must be somebody else’s fault, your home isn’t your (bouncy) castle and unsupervised fun goes out the garden gate…’
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