Tags: Sex education

Right of withdrawal from sex education will continue, says Hinds

Posted: Wed, 21 Feb 2018

Parents will continue to have the right to withdraw children from sex education at secondary school, the education secretary has said. Read More »

Sex education: schools’ religious ethos may ‘limit’ pupils’ knowledge of LGBT facts and contraception

Posted: Wed, 12 Jul 2017

More than 50 faith leaders have warned that schools' ability to teach relationships and sex education (RSE) through a faith ethos could undermine its accuracy and inclusivity. Read More »

Christian group targets schools with frightening and dubious anti-abortion message

Posted: Fri, 27 Jul 2012

A Christian group has been touring schools in Sussex telling children frightening untruths about the supposed consequences of abortion. Read More »

Abortion counselling amendment to sneak in through the back door

Posted: Fri, 27 Jan 2012

the Government has been accused of pushing ahead plans to strip abortion providers of their role in counselling women despite an amendment on the issue suffering a heavy defeat in the Commons last year. Read More »

Nadine Dorries’ ‘abstinence for girls’ Bill – what you can do

Posted: Fri, 09 Dec 2011

A parliamentary Private Members Bill that would "require schools to provide certain additional sex education to girls aged between 13 and 16;" is scheduled for a second reading on 20 January 2012. Read More »