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 Fri, 19 Jul 2019 15:40:43 +0000 Fri, 19 Jul 2019 15:40:43 +0000 info@christian.org.uk (The Christian Institute) Education Secretary: ‘School children must learn about gay relationships’ https://www.christian.org.uk/news/education-secretary-school-children-must-learn-about-gay-relationships/ Damian Hinds has said that no pupil will leave school without lessons on same-sex relationships.

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Thu, 27 Jun 2019 14:42:48 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/education-secretary-school-children-must-learn-about-gay-relationships/
Ofsted chief dismissive of parental school opt-out https://www.christian.org.uk/news/ofsted-chief-dismissive-of-parental-school-opt-out/ Ofsted chief Amanda Spielman has appeared to reject the idea of parental opt-outs – despite them having operated for decades.

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Fri, 07 Jun 2019 14:59:35 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/ofsted-chief-dismissive-of-parental-school-opt-out/
Esther McVey hounded over support for parental rights https://www.christian.org.uk/news/esther-mcvey-hounded-over-support-for-parental-rights/ Former Cabinet minister Esther McVey has come under fire for backing the right of parents to withdraw their children from Relationships Education at primary school.

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Tue, 04 Jun 2019 11:15:55 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/esther-mcvey-hounded-over-support-for-parental-rights/
Parents protesting LGBT lessons branded 'extremists' by MP https://www.christian.org.uk/news/parents-protesting-lgbt-lessons-branded-extremists-by-mp/ A Birmingham MP has branded parents ‘extremists’ for protesting against controversial LGBT lessons at a local primary school.

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Thu, 30 May 2019 13:10:41 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/parents-protesting-lgbt-lessons-branded-extremists-by-mp/
MP under fire for questioning LGBT teaching for 4-year-olds https://www.christian.org.uk/news/mp-under-fire-for-questioning-lgbt-teaching-for-4-year-olds/ A Birmingham MP who raised concerns about the “age appropriateness” of four and five-year-olds learning about LGBT issues has faced a barrage of criticism.

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Thu, 23 May 2019 08:02:45 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/mp-under-fire-for-questioning-lgbt-teaching-for-4-year-olds/
Controversial sex-ed curriculum approved in California https://www.christian.org.uk/news/controversial-sex-ed-curriculum-approved-in-california/ Parents in California are objecting to a new sex education curriculum issued by the state’s Department of Education.

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Wed, 15 May 2019 14:54:03 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/controversial-sex-ed-curriculum-approved-in-california/
Govt sex ed plans ‘undermine parents’, say Peers https://www.christian.org.uk/news/govt-sex-ed-plans-undermine-parents-say-peers/ The Government’s Relationships and Sex Education plans undermine parents and must not ‘indoctrinate’ children, say Peers.

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Thu, 25 Apr 2019 16:25:26 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/govt-sex-ed-plans-undermine-parents-say-peers/
School dismisses Christian over Facebook LGBT posts https://www.christian.org.uk/news/school-dismisses-christian-over-facebook-lgbt-posts/ A Christian school assistant has been dismissed after she shared two posts on Facebook challenging pro-LGBT education.

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Wed, 17 Apr 2019 09:50:38 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/school-dismisses-christian-over-facebook-lgbt-posts/
Welsh Govt could follow England in scrapping parents' sex ed right to withdraw https://www.christian.org.uk/news/welsh-govt-could-follow-england-in-scrapping-parents-sex-ed-right-to-withdraw/ The right of parents to withdraw children from Relationships and Sex Education (RSE) could be scrapped under new plans from the Welsh Government.

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Fri, 29 Mar 2019 08:30:35 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/welsh-govt-could-follow-england-in-scrapping-parents-sex-ed-right-to-withdraw/
More parents rail against LGBT issues being taught in primary schools https://www.christian.org.uk/news/more-parents-rail-against-lgbt-issues-being-taught-in-primary-schools/ Growing numbers of parents are taking a stand against moves to impose lessons on LGBT issues on primary school children.

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Wed, 20 Mar 2019 10:25:45 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/more-parents-rail-against-lgbt-issues-being-taught-in-primary-schools/
Widespread opposition to Relationships and Sex Education changes revealed https://www.christian.org.uk/news/widespread-opposition-to-relationships-and-sex-education-changes/ The majority of respondents to a recent Government consultation oppose plans to teach children as young as five about homosexuality and transgenderism.

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Mon, 04 Mar 2019 15:30:07 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/widespread-opposition-to-relationships-and-sex-education-changes/
Trans and gay lessons for primary school children https://www.christian.org.uk/news/trans-and-gay-lessons-for-primary-school-children/ Plans for lessons teaching children as young as five about homosexuality and transgenderism have come under fire from parents and MPs.

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Tue, 26 Feb 2019 14:42:20 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/trans-and-gay-lessons-for-primary-school-children/
LGBT education push leaves Jews feeling forced out https://www.christian.org.uk/news/lgbt-education-push-leaves-jews-feeling-forced-out/ Jewish parents are warning that many families may leave the UK if the Government presses ahead with guidance covering same-sex relationships and gender reassignment.

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Fri, 25 Jan 2019 16:17:27 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/lgbt-education-push-leaves-jews-feeling-forced-out/
Jordan Peterson: Gender ideology 'height of absurdity' https://www.christian.org.uk/news/jordan-peterson-gender-ideology-height-of-absurdity/ Celebrated academic and author Jordan Peterson says the Bible has been vital in shaping culture and can help us find practical solutions for society’s problems.

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Wed, 23 Jan 2019 16:31:20 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/jordan-peterson-gender-ideology-height-of-absurdity/
Children given explicit sex manuals without parental consent https://www.christian.org.uk/news/children-given-explicit-sex-manuals-without-parental-consent/ A mother in Canada has expressed concerns after her child received graphic sexual materials when they were taken to a Gay-Straight Alliance (GSA) conference.

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Tue, 18 Dec 2018 15:33:58 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/children-given-explicit-sex-manuals-without-parental-consent/
Children must learn about homosexual sex, say secularists https://www.christian.org.uk/news/children-must-learn-about-homosexual-sex-say-secularists/ The National Secular Society (NSS) has called for children in Scotland to be taught about homosexual sex.

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Wed, 05 Dec 2018 16:28:16 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/children-must-learn-about-homosexual-sex-say-secularists/
Family campaigners oppose calls for LGBT lessons https://www.christian.org.uk/news/family-campaigners-oppose-calls-lgbt-lessons/ A group of doctors have been criticised for saying that primary school children should be taught what it means to be lesbian, gay or bisexual.

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Fri, 16 Nov 2018 10:36:41 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/family-campaigners-oppose-calls-lgbt-lessons/
‘Sex education guidelines will stigmatise religious people’ - CofE https://www.christian.org.uk/news/sex-education-guidelines-will-stigmatise-religious-people-cofe/ Proposed guidelines on Relationships and Sex Education (RSE) risk “ghettoising” religious beliefs, the Church of England has said.

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Fri, 09 Nov 2018 15:42:48 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/sex-education-guidelines-will-stigmatise-religious-people-cofe/
New report shows how sex ed damages children and society https://www.christian.org.uk/news/new-report-shows-sex-ed-damages-children-society/ A new report warns MPs of the dangers of sex education teaching children too much, at too young an age.

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Fri, 28 Sep 2018 14:06:21 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/new-report-shows-sex-ed-damages-children-society/
‘13-year-olds can have sex if they want’, NHS & Scot Govt resource says https://www.christian.org.uk/news/13-year-olds-can-sex-want-nhs-scot-govt-resource-says/ Children in Scottish schools should not worry about breaking the law if they have sex at 13, according to new lesson plans drawn up for the Scottish Government.

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Fri, 07 Sep 2018 07:00:09 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/13-year-olds-can-sex-want-nhs-scot-govt-resource-says/