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Calls for independent RSE watchdog as new curriculum comes into effect

(Photo: Unsplash)A petition calling for an independent watchdog to monitor the new relationships and sex education (RSE) curriculum has been signed by over 38,000 people. The curriculum, which critics fear will sexualise children, becomes mandatory from this month, although schools were given permission to delay implementation because of the coronavirus pandemic.  Under the changes, relationships... Read more

Thousands sign petition calling for RSE watchdog

(Photo: Pixabay)Over 20,000 people have signed a petition calling for a watchdog to be established ahead of the roll-out of the Government's controversial new Relationships and Sex Education curriculum.  From September, Relationships Education will be compulsory for primary school pupils, and Relationships and Sex Education (RSE) for secondary pupils.  In Relationships Education lessons, young children... Read more