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Alarming LA briefing to Headteacher’s

Posted by Abu Muhammad A recent briefing (although dated incorrect year) from Tower Hamlets Council to all Headteachers given on 25th February 2020 regarding the RSE Policy for schools has been shared around on Social Media. The briefing is alarming and is filled with factual and legal inaccuracies that are guiding Schools down a precarious […]

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ELM addresses Head Teachers after Council spreads misinformation

The East London Mosque recently posted on its website a letter it has written to the head teachers of schools in Tower Hamlets. This letter comes after misinformation was being spread to Head Teachers stating that ELM was backing the Local Authorities RSE Policy. Tower Hamlets Council are in effect bulldozing through this policy without […]

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Rabbis statement: Schools cannot talk about same-sex relations

Strong rabbinic statement reflects growing Strictly Orthodox alarm over education policy Rabbis representing Britain’s main Strictly Orthodox communities have issued a defiant challenge to the government by insisting their schools cannot discuss LGBT-related issues with pupils. The rabbinate of Chinuch UK, the umbrella group set up two years ago to defend the Charedi education system, […]

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LBTH misleading email

Posted by Umm Abdullah In an email seen from LBTH regarding RSE in Tower Hamlets there seems to be a lot of misinformation being spread by the Local Authority. The below email states the Mayor (who was elected by the people) takes no regard of the sentiment, values and beliefs of his borough and just […]

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Contact your MP today

There will be a parliamentary briefing on Wednesday 26th February 5.30 – 6.30 pm in Committee Room 9. This briefing will be an unprecedented opportunity for MPs see some of the very concerning evidence that have been compiled regarding aspects of RSE and hear some very harrowing first-hand experiences from professionals, educators and parents.  Please […]

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What you should know about Relationships and Sex Education

By Roger Kiska Roger Kiska is legal counsel with the Christian Legal Centre. He was a contracted legal consultant for a Member of European Parliament on legal and legislative matters and previously served as vice-president and senior counsel of Alliance Defending Freedom International. He has also served on the Advisory Panel of the European Union’s […]

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300+ Muslim mothers welcome Kate Smith to talk about RSE, not misconceptions!

Posted by a concerned Mother It was magnificent, it was history in the making on Thursday 16th January 2020, a long-awaited meeting organised by Sufia Alam, Manager of the Maryam Centre. Kate Smith, Head of Healthy Lives, who has overall responsibility of making the Local Authority (LA) model; Relationship and Sex Education (RSE) curriculum for […]

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RSE meeting with Kate Smith – Reflections of a Mother

Posted by Umm Abdullah On 16th January, By 10.30 am the hall of the Maryam Centre was already fully packed out. There were mothers standing, some were on chairs and others sitting on the floor.  Kate Smith the Head of Healthy Lives Team and the lead from Tower Hamlets Council for the creation of the […]