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Power of the Individual

Many times in history, real change is not brought about by the establishment agencies or organised groups.  It is often the power of the individual.  And this is exactly the story of Shraga Stern and his mission to protect the values and issues surrounding religious education – in his case, those of orthodox Jewish teachings…

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Parent Rights – Advice

PARENTAL RIGHTS ADVICE PACK – SUMMARY   ParentPower has had a stream of enquiries this year, and it is clear there are distinct areas of education where parental rights are being ignored, overridden or deliberately treated with contempt. This is particularly the case with parents who have a religious faith – though the rights of…

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DfE suggests SEXWISE?!!

Sexwise, an ‘excellent’ resource for 11s+:  Really? (CAUTION – THIS ARTICLE CONTAINS SEXUALLY EXPLICIT MATERIAL THAT MAY CAUSE OFFENCE AND IS NOT SUITABLE FOR CHILDREN. THE LINKS TO THIRD PARTY WEBSITES ARE FOR REFERENCE PURPOSES AND ARE NOT RECOMMENDED. ) In the Government’s recent consultation on RE [Relationship Education] and RSE [Relationship and Sex Education],…

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Chanuka Challenge

Contemporary Chanuka Challenge Jews all over the world have recently celebrated the 8 days of Chanuka, reliving the miracle of the little jar of oil that lasted for 8 days and also our spiritual triumph over Greek culture. Stop Press:  two strictly orthodox schools receive letters from the Department of Education putting them on notice…

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Myth of Secular Neutrality

(Text of talk given by Lynda Rose, CEO of Voice for Justice UK, at the Christian Coalition for Education Conference in Oxford, Saturday 24thNovember) In multi-cultural Britain, where the majority of the population actually have no faith, secularism is presented as the objective voice of reason working to establish successful democratic governance across the world.  “We campaign for…

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Suffer the little children

At the end of its draft Guidance into Relationships and Sex and Relationships Education, the Government helpfully details what it describes as ‘… the many excellent resources already available, free of charge, which schools can use to deliver the new curriculum. Under Sex Education, it includes: Sexual health and relationships: range of resources available at https://sexwise.fpa.org.uk/…

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It’s time to trust Parents

The Government is currently consulting on significant changes to the teaching and content of the new Relationships Education that will be mandatory in all primary schools and Relationships and Sex Education in all secondary schools in England. There are a number of significant and controversial proposals in the draft Guidance that directly affect parents and…

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RSE – Action Alert!

*ACTION ALERT: Please Respond to Government RSE Consultation by 7th November 2018! The fundamental human right of parents to raise their children according to their own beliefs and values is at great risk. Please respond by 7th November 2018 to protect children in English schools from anti-life and anti-marriage Relationships and Sex Education (RSE), and from being indoctrinated with state-sponsored LGBT ideology. Help protect the parental right…