Those who shout loudest are getting heard – a plea to parents who support school SRE

In my experience the vast vast majority of parents are supportive of schools delivering Sex and Relationship Education. They may have some concerns about the material or how to support their child with it, but by engaging with the school about the content of the curriculum then many of these fears can be alleviated. I have only ever had two students (out of the hundreds possibly thousands I have taught) who have been withdrawn from the lessons following discussions with the parents (and one of these students actually chose to withdraw himself although his parents didn’t mind as much! In the end I decided he deserved this right to withdraw himself on this occasion although technically legally he probably didn’t!). Other parents seeking to withdraw were reassured after meetings with me and viewing the materials etc. Parents and schools have to work together on sex and relationships education, to ensure…

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Likes ladybirds & lemon curd. On reflection combining the two names was a mistake.
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