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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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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At the end of its draft Guidance into Relationships and Sex and Relationships Education, the Government helpfully details what it describes as ‘… the many excellent resources already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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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…

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RSE evidence buried?

Has the Government buried the evidence of what parents and the public want from RSE? In March 2017, the Government passed the Children & Social Work Act (2017), which included an amendment making the new subject of Relationships Education compulsory in ALL primary schools, and Relationships & Sex Education (RSE) compulsory in ALL secondary schools….

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A Moral Vision for RSE

Statutory Relationships and Sex Education: Exploring the moral complexities   In recent months Western culture has experienced a renewed crisis in how we relate to each other sexually. The #MeToo Campaign has burst open a tide of anger and long-held resentment about how individuals have experienced the sexual responses and behaviours of others. But in a Radio Times…

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Children at risk from porn

TV Doctor wants 12 year olds shown hardcore pornography in class Dr Christian Jessen, popular presenter of C4’s Embarrassing Bodies, is promoting hardcore pornography in school lessons for children as young as 12. In a recent newspaper interview the 41 year old claims it would be “very helpful” to “make kids cringe and squirm” by getting them…

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RSE Poll Backs Parents

New polling shows the public want parents at the heart of new relationships education proposals, with most wanting parents informed of the curriculum content ahead of time and to know who is delivering classes. This comes as the government is consulting on what form compulsory relationships education should take for primary school pupils in England,…

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Parents right to withdraw?

Will or won’t parents retain the right to withdraw their children from sex education? Education secretary, Damian Hinds MP, reignited the sex education debate recently when he confirmed in several interviews that parents would retain the right to withdraw their children from sex education classes once the new compulsory subjects of Relationships Education (RE) in…

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The Problem of Parents

The Department for Education is currently conducting a call for evidence, hoping to discover what parents and young people want to see in the new Relationships and Sex Education curriculum. The policy revision is proving controversial, with good reason. At the moment, parents have the right to remove their children from sex education lessons, apart…

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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…