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Faith in Home-Schooling?

Parents and Education Our surrounding culture is changing and the current health crisis is a window of opportunity to reflect on parental responsibilities towards the education or their children. Forty years ago, my wife and I realised that we should take responsibility for the education of our six daughters, then ranging from six to fourteen…

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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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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…