Posted: Wed, 07 Nov 2018
Posted: Tue, 06 Nov 2018
A rabbi has called on Orthodox Jewish schools to resist requirements to teach evolution and about non-traditional relationships in the latest sign of defiance of the government and inspectors. Read More »
Posted: Fri, 27 Jul 2018
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Posted: Tue, 17 Jul 2018
Posted: Tue, 03 Jul 2018
The National Secular Society has welcomed a government announcement that it will bring forward proposals to end the practice of LGBT 'conversion therapy' in the UK.
But the NSS criticised the government's failure to mention anti-LGBT sex education in faith... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 26 Jun 2018
Posted: Fri, 25 May 2018
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.
Posted: Thu, 19 Apr 2018
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 »
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 »
Posted: Tue, 19 Dec 2017
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.
In a letter in the Guardian, figures from churches and synagogues across the UK ... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 08 Mar 2017
The passage of an amendment to the Children and Social Work Bill means that Relationships and Sex Education will become mandatory in all schools in England.
However campaign groups including the National Secular Society have criticised religious opt-outs that... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 01 Mar 2017
The National Secular Society has welcomed moves to make sex and relationship education statutory, but urged the Government to rethink de facto exemptions for faith schools.
Justine Greening, the Secretary of State for Education, has announced the Government's... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 25 Jan 2017
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Posted: Wed, 15 Jul 2015
Caroline Lucas MP has urged the Government to make personal, social and health education (PSHE) compulsory in all schools, including free schools and academies.
The teaching of PSHE does not currently have a statutory footing, meaning there are significant... Read More »