Children Accidentally Shown Porn Instead Of 'Paddington Bear' Movie

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Parents are furious after an elementary school accidentally showed its students pornography instead of the movie, Paddington Bear.

Fifth grade students at Croft Academy in Walsall, England, were watching the G-rated movie when the inappropriate images appeared on screen.

According to The Sun, the scandalized image was seen as a pop-up as the flick was streamed from the web.

A letter to parents said: "During Year 5’s Golden Time today, whilst watching Paddington Bear we had a failure in our filters. An inappropriate image came up. The school has strict measures in place to prevent such images from appearing."

"We are investigating this as a priority, with our IT Team and we will keep all parents and carers updated." it added.  

When the children's parents heard of the pornographic image, they refused to bottle their fury.

Numerous parents have spoken up over the "lack of immediate action" from the school, and how they should've been informed of the incident sooner via text message.

A parent, who wished to remain anonymous, said: "I was absolutely disgusted to hear it from my child’s mouth, to know he has been shown this. You do not expect to have it in a school; you try your best to prevent it at home. Some children take it with a pinch of salt but other kids are traumatized."

"We were all disgusted considering the children had to tell us," the parent continued. "Parents are annoyed that we were made aware by giving a letter to the Year Five students, who can read, so it is not only wrong to see it but they have to repeat it."

"We asked a member of staff if they had even watched the film beforehand and they had not," they added.

They also said the school has failed to send out a proper apology for their mishap.

A spokesman for Croft Academy said: "An issue with web content filtering software occurred on Friday afternoon."

“The issue has been reported to the Trust, the Local Authority Designated Officer and the service provider, in accordance with academy procedures," the spokesperson said. "An investigation is under way and to comment any further would be inappropriate at this point."

How would you react if your child saw porn while at school?