New SSA UK guidance on Schools RSE and PSHE resources

We receive many emails from parents asking us to check the resources that their children’s schools are using to teach Relationship and Sex Education (RSE) and Personal, Social, Health and Economic education (PSHE). We’ve been extremely concerned by some of these.The latest DfE guidance is very clear that if schools use external providers they must use … Continue reading New SSA UK guidance on Schools RSE and PSHE resources

Supporter success: genderbread resource

The latest DfE guidelines on the teaching of RSE in schools state that external resources used by schools must be 'evidence-based and contains robust facts and statistics' and that 'materials which suggest that non-conformity to gender stereotypes should be seen as synonymous with having a different gender identity should not be used'. In the light … Continue reading Supporter success: genderbread resource

Teachers are told not to push tomboys to change their gender just because of the way they like to dress or play | Daily Mail

The Daily Mail reports on the Department for Education guidance which addresses the teaching of gender identity in schools and quotes Safe Schools Alliance. The Mail focuses on the harm of suggesting to children that they may be trans if they don't conform to gender stereotypes, and reports on the criticisms that have been levelled … Continue reading Teachers are told not to push tomboys to change their gender just because of the way they like to dress or play | Daily Mail

SSA UK statement on new DfE guidance on teaching of RSE in schools

We welcome the release of new guidance relating to the teaching of Relationship and Sex Education (RSE) in schools from the Department for Education. We are pleased to see that our concerns have been taken on board and are beginning to be addressed. This guidance is largely in line with our own resources. This guidance … Continue reading SSA UK statement on new DfE guidance on teaching of RSE in schools

Boiling viewers like a frog: A review of the BBC’s ‘First Day’

One of our supporters has written this review of the Australian children's TV mini-series 'First Day'. The latest Australian import currently being broadcast to our children, courtesy of CBBC, is ABC’s ‘First Day’, a mini-series about a 12- year old boy, Hannah Bradford, who unsuccessfully tries to hide his transgender status when he moves to … Continue reading Boiling viewers like a frog: A review of the BBC’s ‘First Day’

Teenager applies for Judicial Review to force the CPS to withdraw from the Stonewall ‘Diversity Champions’ Programme

PRESS RELEASE: TEENAGE GIRL APPLIES FOR SECOND JUDICIAL REVIEW OF THE CPS We are delighted to be supporting a teenage girl as she applies for a Judicial Review against the Crown Prosecution Service. The girls believes that membership of the Stonewall Champions Scheme renders the CPS institutionally biased and has applied for the case to … Continue reading Teenager applies for Judicial Review to force the CPS to withdraw from the Stonewall ‘Diversity Champions’ Programme