Tags: Education

Right of withdrawal from sex education will continue, says Hinds

Right of withdrawal from sex education will continue, says Hinds

Posted: Wed, 21 Feb 2018

Parents will continue to have the right to withdraw their children from sex education at secondary school, the education secretary has confirmed.

Damian Hinds's comments come as the teaching of Relationships and Sex Education (RSE) and PSHE (Personal, Social... Read More »

Damning Ofsted report for school which teaches creation story as science

Damning Ofsted report for school which teaches creation story as science

Posted: Tue, 13 Feb 2018

A small independent Christian primary school which teaches the Bible's creation story in science lessons has had a damning Ofsted report. Read More »

Pressure on DfE to issue guidance on hijabs and fasting in schools

Pressure on DfE to issue guidance on hijabs and fasting in schools

Posted: Mon, 15 Jan 2018

A highly respected primary school's chair of governors has called for Government guidance on the Islamic headscarf and fasting. Read More »

Secularist conference to explore ‘21st Century RE for All’

Secularist conference to explore ‘21st Century RE for All’

Posted: Thu, 11 Jan 2018

The National Secular Society is to hold a one day conference on reform of religion and belief education in schools, with speakers to include Prof. A. C. Grayling. Read More »

Faith ethos loophole risks undermining sex education, NSS warns

Faith ethos loophole risks undermining sex education, NSS warns

Posted: Tue, 19 Dec 2017

The Department for Education has launched a consultation on new sex education guidance which will allow schools to teach the subject from a religious perspective.

The National Secular Society is urging supporters to respond to the consultation, which will be... Read More »