Primary school forced to axe music lessons based on paedo Michael Jackson’s pop hits after parents complain.

A SCHOOL has been forced to scrap music lessons based on Michael Jackson songs after complaints from furious parents.

Bosses at Weston Park Primary in Hornsey, north London, blamed an admin error for educating pupils on the alleged paedophile's hits and influence on music.

 Parents at Weston Park Primary in north London were furious at Jacko music classes for kids

Parents at Weston Park Primary in north London were furious at Jacko music classes for kidsCredit: Google

 The King of Pop was plagued by paedophilia allegations during his career

The King of Pop was plagued by paedophilia allegations during his careerCredit: Getty Images - Getty

They admitted classes on the Thriller singer were held last year but then axed after the release of HBO documentary Leaving Neverland in January.

The film accuses Jackson of being a serial child sex abuser.

A school gaffe saw Year 6 pupils in this year's curriculum told they would be studying Jacko's music in classes again this term.

Parents were left outraged when their kids came home to tell them about the music lessons. One mum told a local paper her 10-year-old girl was "very uncomfortable" learning about the King of Pop.

The mum, who asked not to be named, told local paper the Ham & High this week: "Given the current climate I do not believe this is in any way an appropriate subject matter for a young child.

"My daughter is 10 years old, and is sadly acutely aware of the current controversy surrounding Jackson and the allegations he would have faced. She feels very uncomfortable, and is worried. I am in turn furious.

"This is an utterly ignorant and misinformed decision to make, without first discussing it with parents. It shows a huge failing of the school management."

"Michael Jackson does not fit with the school's values."

Bosses at the school reassured parents this week the Jacko classes had been cancelled over worries that the pop superstar was a child molester.

Headteacher Katie Coombes said the lesson plan was “published in error” and had not been updated from last year, when the Michael Jackson classes were held.

She said: "The school never had any intention of teaching this to our pupils this year.

"There was an administrative error and our curriculum document was not updated.

"Including Michael Jackson on the curriculum would absolutely not fit with the school's values."

Music icon Jackson, who died 10 years ago aged 50 from a drug overdose, was plagued by paedophile allegations long before the release of this year’s HBO documentary.

In 1993 Jordan Chandler, 13, claimed he was molested by the Black or White performer. The allegations were dropped after a $23million payoff.

In 2004 Gavin Arvizo, 13, also accused Jackson of sex abuse – but he was acquitted in a 2005 trial.

And in 2009 Jackson was accused of masturbating on the phone by Brit youngster Terry George when he was just 13 in 1979.

There were three further allegations in later years from Michael Jacobshagen, Wade Robson and James Safechuck - who appeared in the Leaving Neverland documentary.

The movie debuted at the Sundance Film Festival and was called a “character assassination” by Jackson’s estate.

The four-hour movie told of abuse allegations from Jackson’s kiddie pals aged as young as seven.

A statement from Jacko’s family read: “These claims were the basis of lawsuits filed by these two admitted liars which were ultimately dismissed by a judge. The two accusers testified under oath that these events never occurred. They have provided no independent evidence and absolutely no proof in support of their accusations, which means the entire film hinges solely on the word of two perjurers."

But while the singer's estate has denounced the documentary and denied all child abuse claims - others believe Wade and James's accusations are just the tip of the iceberg.

Vince Finaldi, the alleged victims' lawyer, said: "We know Mr Jackson was abusing kids for a number of years and the thing about paedophiles is that it is an affliction and a crime that you don't really age out of.

"We believe he was sexually abusing kids all the way up until the day he died - therefore there would be many more victims out there that have not come forward yet."

Jackson is also accused of setting up two companies as a front so he could find, groom and sexually abuse kids, a 2016 legal complaint obtained by The Sun Online claims.

Australian dancer Wade details seven years of harrowing abuse allegations in the lawsuit originally filed under seal in Los Angeles Superior Court in May 2013.

He claims he met Jackson after winning a dance competition when he was just five-years-old.

By age seven he began having sleepovers with the singer - where he claims Jacko shoved his hands down his underpants following a night of "pillow fighting, video games, tickling and other 'playtime' activities".

"That was the beginning of Michael Jackson's sexual abuse of Plaintiff which over the next seven years would regularly include sexual acts," the lawsuit says.

 Michael Jackson's estate have always denied paedophile allegations - calling the Leaving Neverland documentary a "character assassination"

Michael Jackson's estate have always denied paedophile allegations - calling the Leaving Neverland documentary a "character assassination"Credit: Getty - Contributor

 Wade Robson, from left, director Dan Reed and James Safechuck pose for a portrait to promote the film Leaving Neverland

Wade Robson, from left, director Dan Reed and James Safechuck pose for a portrait to promote the film Leaving NeverlandCredit: AP:Associated Press

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