Government prevarication about Sex and Relationships Education continues to undermine the health and wellbeing of pupils

April 4, 2014
Government prevarication about Sex and Relationships Education continues to undermine the health and wellbeing of pupils

Accord has criticised the Department for Education for failing to recommend to schools that they should provide pupils with age appropriate Sex and Relationships Education (SRE) as part of their duties to safeguard and promote the welfare of children.

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Fresh creationism risks highlighted

March 31, 2014

Accord has reacted with alarm to correspondence suggesting exam boards may be censoring questions in GCSE Science exams that run counter to school's religious perspectives on the nature of the natural world.

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School’s untapped potential to improve community cohesion revealed

March 18, 2014
School’s untapped potential to improve community cohesion revealed

The Accord Coalition has welcomed a new Parliamentary report highlighting the potential for good Religious Education to contribute to stronger community relations.

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Success as faith school opts to keep families together

March 12, 2014
Success as faith school opts to keep families together

Accord has welcomed the decision by a Church of England Primary School in Walton-on-Thames, Surrey, to overturn its proposal to admit children of local worshippers ahead of children with a sibling already at the school.

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Sex and Relationships Education guidance must be followed by Government action

February 28, 2014

Accord has called on the Government to ensure religious perspectives are not allowed to trump the need for Sex and Relationships Education in schools to be balanced and challenge transphobia and homophobia.

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