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Government ignores concerns as sex-ed regulations pass Lords

25th Apr 2019
Jonathan Williams

Yesterday regulations passed in the Lords that will require relationships education to be taught at primary school and relationships and sex education (RSE) to be taught at secondary school.

MPs vote through sex-ed regulations despite concerns raised

28th Mar 2019
Jonathan Williams

MPs have voted through regulations that will require relationships education to be taught at primary school and relationships and sex education to be taught at secondary school across England, by 538 votes to 21. Some positive elements

Headteachers to have final say on whether children can be withdrawn from sex education at secondary school

26th Feb 2019
Jonathan Williams

Yesterday the Government published their final guidance[1] and regulations[2] on relationships education (primary school) and relationships and sex education or RSE (secondary school).

Support Schools Through Prayer: Let's Make Every School a 'Prayed For School'

8th Sep 2017
Rachael Adams

New Pray for Schools prayer feature will help ensure more schools across England and Wales are covered by prayers this school year There are many challenges that both children, teachers and schools face throughout the year.

Churches Playing a Vital Role in Snap Election

31st May 2017
Rachael Adams

Despite only having a mere few weeks to organise hustings, CARE’s dedicated election website has over 70 registered hustings events listed so far, and more being added by the day.

Government seeks to overhaul law on SRE

3rd Mar 2017
Chris Buttenshaw

On Wednesday, the Government announced that it will amend the Children and Social Work Bill to make changes to the law on sex and relationships education in England which will erode, and some ways undermine, the role of parents.  The amendment w

Christian Charities write open letter asking Welsh Government to reject Out-Of-School Educational Settings Proposals

6th Jun 2016
Essie Mac Eyeson

Christian charities – CARE, Christian Concern, Evangelical Alliance, Evangelical Movement of Wales, Lawyers Christian Fellowship and The Christian Institute have written a joint statement urging the Welsh Government to rethink their out- of-school ed

Sex education will not be made compulsory

12th Feb 2016
James Mildred

The Education Secretary Nicky Morgan has resisted calls to make sex education compulsory in primary and secondary schools across England and Wales.

MPs criticise plans to inspect church activities

21st Jan 2016
James Mildred

MPs yesterday strongly criticised the government's plans to inspect non-school education settings. During a lively Westminster Hall debate, MPs labelled the plans 'unworkable' ', 'illegal', 'unlawful' and 'hopelessly broad'.

Britain must stop acting like a Christian country

7th Dec 2015
James Mildred

Britain must stop acting like a Christian country and accept a new religious settlement in light of its diminished Christian identity, according to a new report. 

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