Posted: 07/10/2013 at 22:29
Do you want it to be a screen all year round or would you mind being able to see through it in winter?
Lonicera nitida is a thug.
There is nothing wrong with yew. Children can be trained to leave things alone. Many many plants in the garden are potentially deadly - buttercups for one - they just need to be treated with respect.
Espaliered apples could provide privacy and fruit.