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RSE Victory!

VICTORY! The campaign to delay the introduction of RSE in schools, led by a number of pro-family organisations, including Parent Power, has borne fruit. Parent Power and other campaigners argued that the closure of schools due to Covid-19 had severely disrupted the process of mandatory school consultations with parents, so that parents in too many…

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Gender ID – Tell the Truth!

In April, the Minister for Women and Equalities, Liz Truss, set out her priorities for the Government Equalities Office. These included a consideration of issues relating to ‘gender identity’: a term which encompasses the ‘progressive’ notion that individuals have an inner gender identity, separate from their biological sex, and that people ought to be able…

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Contemptuous Sex Ed Creed

Contemptuous creed of the zealots who dictate sex lessons This is the first in a series of four posts this week by researcher and writer Belinda Brown on why we should be very worried indeed about the Department for Education’s new compulsory Relationships and Sex Education (RSE) programme, as reported on yesterday’s TCW.  THE Government’s instruction to…

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Faith in Home-Schooling?

Parents and Education Our surrounding culture is changing and the current health crisis is a window of opportunity to reflect on parental responsibilities towards the education or their children. Forty years ago, my wife and I realised that we should take responsibility for the education of our six daughters, then ranging from six to fourteen…

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Positive Choice to Home School

The Positive Choice to Home School — What Lockdown Has Taught Me.  Like most parents, I’ve always wanted my children to do well with their education. I have always taken great interest in my children’s development. Each evening I’ve discussed with my children what they’ve learned at school that day, and asked their teachers at…

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Covid-19, RSE ? – What now?

A Headteacher’s Perspective on what should happen now with RSE/RSHE in the light of Coronavirus The nationwide lockdown abruptly halted most parental consultation processes concerning the new RSE curriculum scheduled for implementation this September. If a recent Parliamentary response from schools minister Nick Gibb MP (4th May) is anything to go by, this has so…

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‘Gavin, DfE must follow!’

Now Gavin Williamson must follow Liz Truss’s lead LAST week we pointed readers to a document called ‘Free to Be’. Produced by a group called EqualiTeach, it is designed for use in our primary schools with the intention of challenging something the transgender lobby calls ‘cisnormativity’. This is their notion that our acceptance of our…

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Stay-at-home Ideas

Stay-at-Home Ideas for Families Who would have thought, four months ago, that so many of us would be spending so much time at home? For some this has been a time of isolation and loneliness, for others a welcome break from the busyness of everyday life. Homeschooling is no longer a choice made by the…

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A Little Bit of Sanity

At last, a little bit of sanity – but it needs to go further! At a meeting of the Parliamentary Women and Equalities Committee on 23rd April, Liz Truss, Secretary of State for Trade and Minister for Women and Equalities, told MPs that she would shortly be announcing changes banning children from undergoing sex-change surgery below…

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Catholic Bishops & RSE 2

A Catholic pro-life leader’s response to the Catholic Bishops’ support for compulsory RSE – Part 2   The terrifying moral seriousness of what the Catholic bishops’ Conference (CBCEW) of England and Wales are doing in supporting the Government’s Relationships and Sex Education legislation can be better understood by reflecting on the unforgettable address given by…