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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…

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Parents branded Extremists

OFSTED Chief must go, says Safe at School, after “sinister” comments branding parents extremists Safe at School is calling for the resignation of OFSTED Chief Inspector, Amanda Spielman, after she made a series of disturbing remarks, ahead of a Church of England conference on Education, which appear to seriously threaten the rights of parents to…

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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…

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Petition to protect Children

Prohibit all medical treatment for gender reassignment below the age of 18 Please sign Voice for Justice UK’s latest petition to the Rt Hon Jeremy Hunt MP, Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, calling for age restrictions on invasive gender reassignment treatment. With increasing reports of people seeking reversal of gender reassignment surgery…

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RSE – Call for Evidence

The Department for Education this week made good on its promise to consult with parents, children, young people and teachers on the revisions being made to sex education provision in our schools. The argument for updating the curriculum is a strong one – nothing has changed in the last 20 years, unless schools have themselves…

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Updating attitudes to Gender?

In 2005, the Gender Recognition Act (GRA) was hailed as world leading: it did not require people who wanted to change gender to undergo a surgical procedure. Wind the clock forward 12 years. The same GRA is now seen as outdated, humiliating, demeaning, bureaucratic and in need of significant revision. Why? Under the current law,…