A teacher responds to her union

One of our teacher supporters, Vicky Miller, posts frequently on Twitter about her concerns for girls' and women's sex-based rights. Recently, she received an email from her branch secretary telling her that her comments "read as transphobic" and asking if she would like "talk about it". With her permission, we have posted her response here … Continue reading A teacher responds to her union

The Sheldon Report: has anything changed?

The Sheldon Report, an investigation into child sexual abuse commissioned by the Football Association, has revealed yet more ‘historic’ child safeguarding failures. But are these historic? Or are the same failings still happening today? Does everybody who has concerns always raise them? Or in another twenty years time will we be listening to excuses from … Continue reading The Sheldon Report: has anything changed?

‘Let’s Talk About Porn’: a critique

Our supporter Dr Lynne Harne has written this critique of the Teaching Programme ‘Let’s Talk About Porn’ produced by the consultancy South West Grid for Learning. The 'Let's Talk about Porn' programme comes from the private consultancy South West Grid for Learning, whose main work is to assist schools to maintain their own online safety. … Continue reading ‘Let’s Talk About Porn’: a critique

Women’s History Month: an idea for school assembly

March is Women's History Month; a month to celebrate the achievements of women and to inspire girls.One of our supporters, Zara Tegan, is a secondary school teacher. She wrote this assembly for her school to mark International Women's Day and has given us permission to share the text below, as it can be used throughout … Continue reading Women’s History Month: an idea for school assembly

Toilet provision: SSAUK response to government call for evidence

The government recently issued a call for evidence on public toilet provision in England., which closed on the 26th February. The scope of the consultation was described as follows: Women often have to face excessive queues for toilets or don’t have access to appropriate facilities that meet their needs when out. In some cases this … Continue reading Toilet provision: SSAUK response to government call for evidence

LGBT History Month School Packs : our review

Lobby groups are using LGBT History Month to promote a belief in gender ideology Many UK schools look for resources to acknowledge and celebrate LGBT History Month (February). The two key providers of these resources are Schools OUT UK, (who have produced a resource in conjunction with The Proud Trust) and Stonewall. We have reviewed … Continue reading LGBT History Month School Packs : our review

Does your children’s school use Mermaids?

We know many parents who are concerned about the continuing influence of the lobby group Mermaids in certain schools. In response, we have written the below letter template which will shortly be available as a downloadable via our Resources section. This can also be adapted for use by people who are concerned about their influence … Continue reading Does your children’s school use Mermaids?