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RSE Poll Backs Parents
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RSE Poll Backs Parents

New polling shows the public want parents at the heart of new relationships education proposals, with most wanting parents informed of the curriculum content ahead of time and to know who is delivering classes. This comes as the government is consulting on what form compulsory relationships education should take for primary school pupils in England,…

Parents right to withdraw?
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Parents right to withdraw?

Will or won’t parents retain the right to withdraw their children from sex education? Education secretary, Damian Hinds MP, reignited the sex education debate recently when he confirmed in several interviews that parents would retain the right to withdraw their children from sex education classes once the new compulsory subjects of Relationships Education (RE) in…

The Problem of Parents
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The Problem of Parents

The Department for Education is currently conducting a call for evidence, hoping to discover what parents and young people want to see in the new Relationships and Sex Education curriculum. The policy revision is proving controversial, with good reason. At the moment, parents have the right to remove their children from sex education lessons, apart…

RSE – just a few days left
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RSE – just a few days left

Relationships Education and Parental Freedoms – Consultation Ends February 12th There is a new law coming into force in September 2019. All schools will have to teach Relationships Education in Primary Schools; and Relationships & Sex Education (RSE) in Secondary schools. No school – academy, free, independent – will be exempt. The Department of Education…

Safe at School
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Safe at School

SPUC Safe at School Campaign Issue Briefing on Government’s RSE Consultation. Please respond to the consultation by deadline 12th February 2018. The Children and Social Work Act 2017 made Relationships Education a compulsory school subject in all primary schools and Relationships and Sex Education a compulsory subject in all secondary schools. This legislation applies to…

Letter to the Telegraph (re: SRE Policy)
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Letter to the Telegraph (re: SRE Policy)

This morning the Daily Telegraph published the following letter, coordinated by the Coalition for Marriage and SPUC Safe at School, advising the Government to re-think relationships education in England: Parents and guardians must retain the fundamental freedom to bring up their children in accordance with their beliefs and values. The role of the state in…

Call to Action: Please be Ready to Respond to Forthcoming Government Consultation on Relationships and Sex Education (rse).
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Call to Action: Please be Ready to Respond to Forthcoming Government Consultation on Relationships and Sex Education (rse).

CALL TO ACTION: PLEASE BE READY TO RESPOND TO FORTHCOMING GOVERNMENT CONSULTATION ON RELATIONSHIPS AND SEX EDUCATION (RSE). The aim of compulsory sex education has been pursued as part of a concerted campaign in recent years, spearheaded by a powerful and well-funded sex education lobby, and supported by large sections of the media and, within…

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