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Christian Wake-Up Call

LGBT lessons in schools: The Rev Lynda Rose on why more Christian parents need to take a stand Taken from an interview with Christian Today  Sat 19 Oct 2019 11:47 BST   The teaching of LGBT relationships in schools has triggered heated protests outside schools in Birmingham, largely by members of the Muslim community.  While they…

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Something rotten from DfE

Something rotten in the state of England The Department for Education has issued new advice to schools, specifically aimed at handling parental protests over LGBT teaching outside Primary schools.   Entitled Primary school disruption over LGBT teaching / Relationships Education: Advice for Local Authorities on steps to manage issues, it has reportedly been sent to all head teachers.    VfJUK is…

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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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RSE Opt-out Petition!

Give parents the right to opt their child out of Relationships and Sex Education Following the success of the Citizen Go Petition there is now a very important petition directly to the Government which is rapidly gaining support. The details of the petition are shown below: We believe it is the parent’s fundamental right to…

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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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RSE – Parental Rights Petition

On 11th December 2018, Kate Godfrey-Faussett launched a petition on CitizenGO campaigning for the rights of parents/carers to opt their child out of all aspects of the new Relationships and Sex Education that is going to be taught in all schools. At ParentPower, we are pleased to support this initiative affirming the fundamental rights of…

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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…