Folks, the inmates have escaped the asylum and are taking over.
Children as young as three are being branded racists, homophobes and bigots over playground taunts.
Thousands of pupils are being reported for so-called hate crimes after using innocuous words such as ‘Chinese boy’, ‘Somalian’ or ‘gay’.
Teachers also log insults like ‘doughnut’ and ‘fat bucket of KFC’. Even calling a pupil a ‘girl’ can be classified as abuse.
The reporting of racist incidents in schools became recommended practice for local education authorities across the country under Labour.
"Particularly worrying is the expansion of incident recording and reporting to ever-greater categories of prejudice, which seem limited only by the strange imagination of education officials.
"One primary school pupil calling another a girl suddenly becomes a sign of gender image prejudice, subjected to recording requirements more thorough than accompanying most burglaries. A reality check is urgently required," Josie Appleton, of the Manifesto Club, a civil liberties group, said.