A school has defended using far-right literature in Year 8 English lessons after it came under fire on social media.

Oaks Park High School, Oaks Lane, Newbury Park, issued a statement after users on social media criticised the decision and posted pictures of the material.

The images showed an article written by Dr George Whale, a member of the "radical patriotic conservative" political party Liberty GB, called Ten Reasons Why Britain Should Not Accept Syrian Refugees.

The article cites reasons such as "some Muslim children grow up to become terrorists" and "the more we allow in, the more will come".

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