The Christian Institute - Sex and relationships education News https://www.christian.org.uk/news/education/sex-education The latest sex and relationships education news posts from The Christian Institute en-us Wed, 18 Jul 2018 17:18:12 +0000 Wed, 18 Jul 2018 17:18:12 +0000 info@christian.org.uk (The Christian Institute) ‘Evidence shows major flaws in compulsory sex education’, says professor https://www.christian.org.uk/news/evidence-shows-major-flaws-compulsory-sex-education-says-professor/ Ministers are continuing with plans to introduce Relationships and Sex Education (RSE) despite strong evidence that it will not benefit young people, a university professor has warned.

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Fri, 22 Jun 2018 14:52:28 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/evidence-shows-major-flaws-compulsory-sex-education-says-professor/
Welsh First Minister celebrates LGBTQ+ sex education https://www.christian.org.uk/news/welsh-first-minister-celebrates-lgbtq-sex-education/ The introduction of sex education covering “genders and sexualities” has been championed by Wales’ First Minister Carwyn Jones.

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Mon, 11 Jun 2018 15:03:13 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/welsh-first-minister-celebrates-lgbtq-sex-education/
5-year-olds to get LGBTQ+ sex education in Wales https://www.christian.org.uk/news/5-year-olds-get-lgbtq-sex-education-wales/ Sex education which is “fully inclusive of all genders and sexualities”, and covers schoolchildren from the age of five, has been announced by the Welsh Government.

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Thu, 24 May 2018 12:24:55 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/5-year-olds-get-lgbtq-sex-education-wales/
Parents protest against graphic sex ed classes https://www.christian.org.uk/news/parents-protest-graphic-sex-ed-classes/ Parents across North America and Australia have joined a global protest against the teaching of graphic sex education in primary and secondary schools.

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Fri, 27 Apr 2018 08:55:21 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/parents-protest-graphic-sex-ed-classes/
CofE schools will include biblical marriage in sex ed https://www.christian.org.uk/news/cofe-schools-will-include-biblical-marriage-sex-ed/ Church of England schools will promote biblical marriage within Relationships and Sex Education (RSE) lessons, its Chief Education Officer has said.

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Thu, 15 Mar 2018 14:44:35 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/cofe-schools-will-include-biblical-marriage-sex-ed/
Council backs faith school freedom in sex ed https://www.christian.org.uk/news/council-backs-faith-school-freedom-sex-ed/ The Government has been urged to allow faith schools to teach sex education in accordance with their religious ethos by councillors in a London borough.

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Thu, 22 Feb 2018 13:52:36 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/council-backs-faith-school-freedom-sex-ed/
Humanists want LGBT issues taught in primary schools https://www.christian.org.uk/news/humanists-want-lgbt-issues-taught-primary-schools/ A humanist campaign group wants four-year-olds to be taught about LGBT issues – and has branded religious views on sexuality “discriminatory”.

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Fri, 16 Feb 2018 16:10:42 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/humanists-want-lgbt-issues-taught-primary-schools/
Parent faces Mumsnet abuse for questioning school’s LGBT day https://www.christian.org.uk/news/parent-faces-mumsnet-abuse-questioning-schools-lgbt-day/ A Mumsnet user who asked fellow parents about withdrawing her seven-year-old son from an upcoming LGBT day at school has suffered a barrage of abuse.

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Wed, 07 Feb 2018 16:30:08 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/parent-faces-mumsnet-abuse-questioning-schools-lgbt-day/
‘Parents should decide when kids learn about sex, not politicians’ https://www.christian.org.uk/news/parents-decide-kids-learn-sex-not-politicians/ Most Britons believe that parents are best placed to decide when young children learn about sex, a new poll has found.

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Wed, 31 Jan 2018 17:19:12 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/parents-decide-kids-learn-sex-not-politicians/
Relationships Education for primary school pupils takes step forward https://www.christian.org.uk/news/relationships-education-primary-school-pupils-takes-step-forward/ Teachers, parents and young people are being asked for their views on the new primary school Relationships Education subject.

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Wed, 20 Dec 2017 12:13:05 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/relationships-education-primary-school-pupils-takes-step-forward/
Teen pregnancies more than halve in eight years https://www.christian.org.uk/news/teen-pregnancies-halve-eight-years/ Teenage pregnancies have fallen dramatically since 2008, according to new figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS).

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Fri, 08 Dec 2017 14:50:52 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/teen-pregnancies-halve-eight-years/
PM: Gay marriage is not enough, we need LGBT issues in sex ed https://www.christian.org.uk/news/pm-gay-marriage-not-enough-need-lgbt-issues-sex-ed/ School children should learn about LGBT issues in sex education classes, Theresa May has said, as she declared there is “much more to do” after introducing same-sex marriage.

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Thu, 19 Oct 2017 15:56:20 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/pm-gay-marriage-not-enough-need-lgbt-issues-sex-ed/
Don’t remove parents’ freedoms with Relationships Education, Govt urged https://www.christian.org.uk/news/dont-remove-parents-freedoms-relationships-education-govt-urged/ Parents should retain the “fundamental freedom” to raise their own children, MPs and campaigners have warned, saying such liberty is under threat from compulsory Relationships Education.

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Wed, 11 Oct 2017 11:31:18 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/dont-remove-parents-freedoms-relationships-education-govt-urged/
Equalities minister to push for pro-LGBT sex and relationships education https://www.christian.org.uk/news/equalities-minister-push-pro-lgbt-sex-relationships-education/ The new relationships and sex education subjects should be “LGBT-inclusive”, the Minister for Equalities has said.

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Mon, 14 Aug 2017 15:18:39 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/equalities-minister-push-pro-lgbt-sex-relationships-education/
Kids being excluded for sexual misconduct, schools reveal https://www.christian.org.uk/news/kids-excluded-sexual-misconduct-schools-reveal/ Over 500 schoolchildren have been excluded for sexual misconduct such as watching pornography, new figures have shown.

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Fri, 11 Aug 2017 12:01:36 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/kids-excluded-sexual-misconduct-schools-reveal/
Clamour for pro-LGBT sex ed in all schools https://www.christian.org.uk/news/clamour-pro-lgbt-sex-ed-schools/ Campaigners are pushing for secondary schools across England to affirm LGBT lifestyles and teach kids about homosexual practice, under new Relationships and Sex Education (RSE).

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Wed, 12 Jul 2017 16:32:51 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/clamour-pro-lgbt-sex-ed-schools/
Teenage pregnancy fall linked to funding cuts https://www.christian.org.uk/news/teenage-pregnancy-fall-linked-funding-cuts/ The fall in teenage pregnancies in the UK can be linked to funding cuts for sexual health services, according to new research.

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Fri, 02 Jun 2017 14:47:18 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/teenage-pregnancy-fall-linked-funding-cuts/
Grade schools on LGBT credentials, campaigners tell parents https://www.christian.org.uk/news/grade-schools-lgbt-credentials-campaigners-tell-parents/ Parents should choose nurseries and schools on criteria such as whether they feature same-sex family books and how they mark LGBT History Month, a homosexual campaign group has said.

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Wed, 10 May 2017 08:00:31 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/grade-schools-lgbt-credentials-campaigners-tell-parents/
'Professionals turning blind eye to underage sex, puts kids at risk' https://www.christian.org.uk/news/professionals-turning-blind-eye-underage-sex-puts-kids-risk/ Children are put at risk of abuse because our culture treats underage sex as ‘normal’, a new report has warned.

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Mon, 08 May 2017 16:13:55 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/professionals-turning-blind-eye-underage-sex-puts-kids-risk/
Secularists: Stop kids being ‘retarded by religion’, teach them about LGBT issues https://www.christian.org.uk/news/secularists-stop-kids-retarded-religion-teach-lgbt-issues/ Young people should be forced to learn about homosexual relationships in school with no right of withdrawal from lessons, the National Secular Society (NSS) has said.

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Fri, 10 Mar 2017 15:25:12 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/secularists-stop-kids-retarded-religion-teach-lgbt-issues/