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Gender Recognition Reform in Scotland

We welcome the decision of the Scottish Secretary, Alister Jack, to block the Scottish government's Gender Recognition Reform (Scotland) bill on constitutional grounds. The bill, which would have allowed children to apply for a gender recognition certificate from the age of 16 while removing the need for a diagnosis of gender dysphoria, would have made … Continue reading Gender Recognition Reform in Scotland

Is Education Secretary Gillian Keegan afraid to have an opinion?

The new Secretary of State for Education, Gillian Keegan MP, appeared before the Department for Education Select Committee last week to discuss political impartiality in schools. Guidance on this was published by the department in February, and the committee wanted to know how effective this was and whether schools were confident in following it. This … Continue reading Is Education Secretary Gillian Keegan afraid to have an opinion?

Statement on recently published guidance for transgender pupils

Safe Schools Alliance does not welcome the "Guidance for maintained schools and academies in England on provision for transgender pupils” which has been published by the Association of School and College Leaders, Chartered College of Teaching, Confederation of School Trusts (CST), Institute of School Business Leadership, National Association of Head Teachers and National Governance Association.  … Continue reading Statement on recently published guidance for transgender pupils

Queer Theory in Welsh Schools

We have previously raised concerns over the anti-safeguarding approach of the Welsh government’s Relationships and Sexuality Education Code, now mandatory in all maintained Welsh schools from the age of 3. Now independent research has shown that the Welsh RSE Code was influenced by elements of Queer Theory that should concern parents.  Queer Theory is an … Continue reading Queer Theory in Welsh Schools

Aida H Dee and the Drag Queen Story Hour summer tour

The Times and The Daily Mail both quote Safe Schools Alliance in articles this week about drag queen Aida H Dee reading stories to children in UK libraries. The Times article notes that we have written to Dame Rachel de Souza, Children's Commissioner for England about this. We believe that Drag Queen Story Hour is … Continue reading Aida H Dee and the Drag Queen Story Hour summer tour

Take action on Scottish sex self-id for English and Welsh school children

We are supporting Fair Play for Women’s action to say no to letting sex self-ID in through the back door. We do not believe decisions made by the Scottish government should affect English and Welsh school children. Fair Play for Women says: “Although last year Liz Truss rejected introducing Sex self-ID for England and Wales, … Continue reading Take action on Scottish sex self-id for English and Welsh school children