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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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‘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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Our Kids Being Taught What?!

Our Kids Are Being Taught What?!  – Part 2 Conference – Saturday 22nd February 2020 ‘But what can I possibly say?’ Evidence and arguments about sex, gender and relationships: Getting the message across to the next generation. TIME & PLACE:  10.30-5.30 (registration and coffee from 9.30) at St Luke’s, Ryfold Road, Wimbledon Park SW19 8BZ. ABOUT:  This…

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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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RSE discussed in Parliament

Relationships and Sex Education discussed in Parliament The All Party Parliamentary Group on Faith & Society convened by Fiona Bruce MP and Stephen Timms MP, met on 16 July in the House of Commons to consider “Promoting Positive Outcomes in Religious Education (RE) and Relationships and Sex Education (RSE)”. The Statutory Instrument for the new…

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Children Not in School

The Government Consultation into the requirement for all home educating parents in England to register their child with the local authority closes in one week, on June 24th.  The move to make registration of all children compulsory will affect all of us, and not just those who choose to home school, undermining the principle, up to…

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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…