Bishop urges schools to combat cosmetic surgery culture

Posted: 02 February 2018

Schools should teach children to look beyond the culture of cosmetic surgery, fast cars and designer labels, Stephen Cottrell, the Bishop of Chelmsford has told leading head teachers.

In a keynote address to school leaders in London, Stephen Cottrell, the Bishop of Chelmsford, described schools as places where children learn to seek “fullness of life” rather than the “illusion” that happiness can be found in possessions or outward appearances.

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