Tags: Faith Schools

Most faith schools distorting sex education, NSS study finds

Most faith schools distorting sex education, NSS study finds

Posted: Tue, 01 May 2018

More than three-quarters of state-funded secondary faith schools in England are failing to teach Sex and Relationships Education (SRE) impartially, an exclusive National Secular Society report has found.

The NSS report, Unsafe Sex Education: The risk of letting... Read More »

Lords committee: respect the law before “the values of others”

Lords committee: respect the law before “the values of others”

Posted: Thu, 19 Apr 2018

Public policy must put "respect for the law" before "respect for the values of others" and defend "the shared values of British citizenship", a House of Lords committee has said.

In a report published yesterday, the Lords select committee on citizenship and... Read More »

NSS criticises admissions policies that push parents into church

NSS criticises admissions policies that push parents into church

Posted: Tue, 17 Apr 2018

The NSS has responded to a poll which showed public disapproval of parents who 'cheat' the school admissions system. Read More »

NSS criticises creation of Muslim state schools in Manchester

NSS criticises creation of Muslim state schools in Manchester

Posted: Thu, 12 Apr 2018

The NSS has criticised the creation of two state-funded, single-sex Muslim secondary schools for up to 800 children each in Manchester. Read More »

DfE consults on creating home education register

DfE consults on creating home education register

Posted: Wed, 11 Apr 2018

The government is consulting over proposals to introduce a register of home-educated children. Read More »

NSS: Faith must not restrict pupils' access to sex education

NSS: Faith must not restrict pupils' access to sex education

Posted: Fri, 09 Feb 2018

The National Secular Society has told the Government that young people's access to Relationships and Sex Education (RSE) should not be restricted on religious grounds.

The NSS also said RSE and PSHE (Personal, Social and Health Education) teaching should be... 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 »