Tags: evangelism in schools
Posted: Thu, 20 Feb 2020 by Megan Manson
As a report shows some religious groups are helping survivors of modern slavery without proselytising, Megan Manson says public sector bodies must ensure all organisations that provide services adopt similar policies. Read More »
Posted: Thu, 12 Jul 2018 by A Parent
Sometimes concerns regarding religious interference in education can be easily resolved, simply through clear and polite conversations with the school. A parent shares her recent experiences working together with her school to stop educational trips to a church... Read More »
A Christian theatre company promoted abstinence in my daughter’s school. It was worth challenging it
Posted: Mon, 25 Jun 2018 by A Parent
A parent says it was important to challenge a school's decision to invite a Christian charity to perform a show with a pro-abstinence message under the guise of sex education.
Recently I received a letter from my daughter's school (a local authority-run comprehensive... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 11 Jan 2018 by Megan Manson
As NSS research highlights a systemic bias against secular schooling, Megan Manson explores the tactics used by religion to infiltrate education – and how parents are fighting back.
In November, the National Secular Society got a call from a parent whose... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 17 Sep 2015 by A Parent
Even where parents have the option of a community school, securing a secular education can be difficult. One parent offers their perspective on negotiating appropriate boundaries which respect children's rights to form their own beliefs.
My support for secular... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 11 Mar 2015 by Conor
A parent writes about the problem of innocuous children's activities run with a hidden religious agenda, and defends his right to raise his children how he wishes, without organisations using playgroups as a cover for proselytising to children.
There are probably... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 20 Feb 2014 by Terry Sanderson
With widespread apathy about what passes for religious education in schools, our classrooms are increasingly being used by religious groups to carry out their missionary work. Terry Sanderson explains how Australian parents have led the way in removing evangelists... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 14 Oct 2013 by Saul Freeman
A first-hand account from a parent on discovering and trying to deal with evangelism in his child's school.
Our son's non-faith junior school in Sheffield has been the object of a 'mission' campaign by a local evangelical Christian Church, hell-bent on 'capturing'... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 01 Aug 2013 by Alistair McBay
Posted: Thu, 18 Oct 2012 by Rebecca Sharkey