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Resources to trust

Calling all parents and teachers. Want to find teaching resources you can trust? Look no further! Relationships Matter – Lovewise has just released new resources for use in primary school Relationships Education! ‘Relationships Matter’ fulfils the Government’s Statutory Guidance for this new subject in the basic curriculum in primary schools in England. This is a…

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Reinforce Gender Stereotypes

Children’s gender stereotypes should be reinforced, not abolished In the second of her series of posts about the Government’s new compulsory Relationships and Sex Education (RSE) programme, writer and researcher Belinda Brown examines the subversive ideology of the advisers who have influenced it. Perhaps the least controversial aim of the Relationships and Sex Education curriculum…

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Why do we pay Stonewall?

Why do we pay Stonewall to strike fear into our children? THE LGBT charity Stonewall has produced home learning materials for children to use during lockdown. Its contents are further evidence of Stonewall’s ideological shift towards promoting a narrative of ‘inner gender identity’ which has no backing in science, undermines our language, harms women, and…

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Schools using Stonewall resources

TO VIEW AN INTERACTIVE MAP OF “STONEWALL CHAMPION SCHOOLS” CLICK THE ABOVE IMAGE. In 2016 Stonewall issued a new anti-bullying resource for primary schools, with the express aim of ‘preventing and tackling homophobic, biphobic and transphobic bullying’.    It had already developed a range of resources offered to older children  (https://www.stonewall.org.uk/best-practice-toolkits-and-resources-0 ), but this was something…

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Civil rights of RSE

Advice for parents on Relationships & Sex Education (RSE) The Statutory Instrument or Regulations enforcing the new compulsory subjects of Relationships Education (primary), Relationships & Sex Education (secondary), as well as Health Education, passed into law on 9th May 2019. The associated Statutory Guidance regarding the content and delivery of these subjects was approved and…

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RSE Guidance for Parents

Relationships Education in primary schools and Relationships and Sex Education (RSE) in secondary schools will be compulsory from September 2020. There has been much written in the press and on online media that has confused concerned parents and put conscientious leaders of schools under pressure. In order to bring some clarity, The Values Foundation has…

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No Outsiders – Unless you Believe in God

The current, controversial programme called “No Outsiders” being promoted in various schools has led to a storm of protest from parents. It has been the most divisive single educational measure in recent years. Parents have removed their children from schools; staff have lost their jobs for protesting against it on behalf of their own children;…

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Individual rights and (in)tolerance

The draft RSE Regulations, currently before Parliament for approval, are scheduled to come into force on 1st September 2020, but schools are being encouraged to implement changes as soon as possible. The Government has said that all teaching delivered as part of RSE must promote acceptance of LGBT lifestyles and identity, supporting gender ‘equality’ and enforcing…

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Withdrawal from Sex Ed – Template Letter

Dear Headmaster/Headmistress, I would like to exercise my legal right under S 405 of the Education Act 1996 to withdraw my child(ren) (son/daughter as preferred) from Sex Education classes in your school as follows: (quote classes) In this I am also exercising my right under the Human Rights Act 1998 Protocol 1, Article 2 that…