UK education union wants 'stringent legislation' to combat growing trend of young pupils acting out violent scenes in playgrounds.

This article titled “Children becoming addicted to video game fantasy worlds, teachers warn” was written by Jessica Shepherd, education correspondent, for on Tuesday 3rd April 2012 14.55 UTC

A growing number of young children are acting out violent scenes from adult computer games in the playground, teachers have warned.

Pupils as young as four and five are simulating car crashes and graphic injuries as a result of playing games unsupervised in their bedrooms, the Association of Teachers and Lecturers (ATL) annual conference was told.

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