Parents who allow underage school students to throw drunken parties with secluded spaces are creating environments for sexual assault, private school heads warn. Sydney school principals are warning parents against allowing drunken teen parties. Credit: Lidia Nikonova. This is not a statement I make lightly, and I recognise that the statement will cause offence, but I believe the conclusion is inescapable. Mr Bowden said he did not raise the issue to shift blame or downplay the importance of schools addressing the issue of consent. Tim Bowden, Trinity Grammar School headmaster.
Parents allowing drunken teen parties enable sexual assaults, principals warn
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It provides tips about communicating with teenagers and factors you might consider before allowing your teenager to host or attend a party. For these reasons, the National Health and Medical Research Council guidelines to reduce health risks from drinking alcohol, states for people under 18 years of age not drinking alcohol is the safest option. It is not the norm to provide alcohol to teens to attend parties. Very few 2. Every party has the potential to get out-of-hand.
Your child might have mixed feelings too — excitement, nerves, anxiety. If you and your child talk about your feelings and work out a plan together, parties can be something you both feel happy and comfortable with. Your child might want to host a party at your home. Planning a party with your child can be fun, and setting ground rules together will help things run smoothly and keep partygoers safe. Knowing the parents might also help you feel confident that your child will be well looked after.
Partying is fun for people of all ages. Parties give people a chance to get together, socialise and have fun. Where alcohol and other drugs come into the mix, risky behaviour becomes more likely. This means things like:. Alcohol and some drugs can make people violent or aggressive, which can lead to physical fights and assault.