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Students should not be refused the right to use the toilet during lessons

Why kids should be able to use the toilet when they please Picture: Getty Images

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I recently watched a Channel 5 News video where a boy was being interviewed after wetting himself in class.

He had been refused after asking to go to the toilet, after his school decided to start denying its pupils the right to use the toilets during lesson time.

While they say it has minimised the vandalism in school toilets, I can’t help but feel it is absolutely ridiculous to deny anybody the right to use the toilet.

According to Eric, the children’s bowel and bladder charity, it is estimated than nearly a million – or 1… Read the full story