Please submit your response to the reformation of the Gender Recognition Act - sample answers provided. Deadline 19th October 2018


What is RE, RSE, SRE?

RE refers to Relationship Education and will become a mandatory part of the school curriculum in all primary schools across

What will they teach?

The legislation is currently vague about what will be taught in ‘Relationship Education’ in primary schools. The Department of Education

What are my parental rights?

You currently have the right to withdraw your child from sex education. This is because at present (2018) SRE and PSHE are not taught as

What they won’t teach!

Whilst we are waiting for the finalised guidelines from the UK government on what RE/RSE will have to include as a statutory minimum

Who or what is behind it?

There are widespread concerns that the mandatory introduction of RE/RSE into all schools across England from September 2019

What is CSE?

Comprehensive Sexuality Education (CSE) is a sexual rights based initiative that aims to implement its teachings into all schools

The Need to Take Action

You can begin by downloading these SAMPLE LETTERS & writing to your school & MP. Then explore this site for other action points & solutions.

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The most important step in beginning to take action is education. It is essential to educate yourself in the current situation


Once you have knowledge and insight it’s important to begin to engage with other individuals, communities and most importantly


Empower involves being proactive and making decisions about how to best protect the innocence and wellbeing of our

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RSE UK: What is it likely to look like?

When the government publish their finalised guidelines for RE/RSE, it will only refer to the legal minimum that schools are required to

How Do I Make Sense of the SRE/RSE Policy?

Once you have your child’s school SRE/RSE policy you will need to read through it and identify any areas of concern that you wish to enquire further

What is My Child Being Taught in National Curriculum Science?

All maintained primary and secondary schools must teach the National Curriculum and parents do not have a right to withdraw

What influence will schools & teachers have on how RSE is taught?

In many ways, schools and the teachers your child encounters will have a far greater influence on what your child learns in RSE than what

What Does Making LGBT+ Issues Integral in School Mean?

In the draft guidelines for RE/RSE that have just been published by the UK government, it stipulates that schools must include

Could I, Should I, Home Educate My Child?

Currently in the UK the law allows parents to home educate or home school their child at any age. The law is not prescriptive

Do Muslim Children Need Sex Education?

God created us and imbued us with natural instincts and urges for specific purposes such as survival and overall wellbeing. The urge to eat, to

Navigating the RSE Talk: a few tips for parents

Below are a few suggestions to help parents approach the subject of talking to their child about RSE matters. It does not tell you

Help! I’m Too Embarrassed to Talk to My Child

Many parents break out in a cold sweat at the mere thought of having to talk to their child about RSE related topics. It is completely normal

Managing Your Embarrassment or Anxiety With Mindfulness

Mindfulness is the practice of cultivating the moment-by-moment awareness of our thoughts, emotions and body, that we can help

Once Upon a Time … when boys were boys & girls were girls!

In nursery schools and primary schools across the UK, children from as young as 3 years old (even younger) are being exposed to story books