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ParentPower School Alert!

In order to help parents decide on which school to send their children, ParentPower has now posted online a much-needed and developing map of schools using Stonewall anti-bullying resources. Click here: https://parentpower.family/schools-using-stonewall-resources/ and here: https://parentpower.family/stonewall-champion-schools/ According to official figures from the DfE, in 2018, 17% of children aged between 10-15 were on the receiving end of bullying that left…

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Resources to trust

Calling all parents and teachers. Want to find teaching resources you can trust? Look no further! Relationships Matter – Lovewise has just released new resources for use in primary school Relationships Education! ‘Relationships Matter’ fulfils the Government’s Statutory Guidance for this new subject in the basic curriculum in primary schools in England. This is a…

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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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RSE – Get it Right!

On June 1st, The Values Foundation launched ‘RSE – Get It Right!’, an education initiative supporting parents, schools and local authorities across England, to ensure children are taught time-honoured, established values within Relationships and Sex Education which will be compulsory in all schools from September 2020. As reported elsewhere on Parent Power, during the past…

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Contemptuous Sex Ed Creed

Contemptuous creed of the zealots who dictate sex lessons This is the first in a series of four posts this week by researcher and writer Belinda Brown on why we should be very worried indeed about the Department for Education’s new compulsory Relationships and Sex Education (RSE) programme, as reported on yesterday’s TCW.  THE Government’s instruction to…

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Covid-19, RSE ? – What now?

A Headteacher’s Perspective on what should happen now with RSE/RSHE in the light of Coronavirus The nationwide lockdown abruptly halted most parental consultation processes concerning the new RSE curriculum scheduled for implementation this September. If a recent Parliamentary response from schools minister Nick Gibb MP (4th May) is anything to go by, this has so…

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Action! Write to your MP

Write to your MP to demand Government delay RSE to allow parental consultations hit by Coronavirus lockdown Since all schools have been officially closed to all children (except for those of ‘key workers’) since 20th March this has inevitably brought disruption to, and in many cases entirely prevented, the process of parental consultation which all…

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Parents: the Enemy?

Parents: The enemy of their children Parents are once again in the firing line for wanting to protect their children from teaching on relationships and sex with which they don’t agree. The latest is that parents who object to their children being taught about LGBT relationships could be a threat to the mental wellbeing of…

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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…