Saturday 16 August 2008

SPUC's Safe at School campaign

A new leaflet has been developed to encourage parents to get to grips with what is happening in their children's schools. This is part of our campaign to raise awareness about what is happening in schools and to identify those people who will take action and start working for change within their own child's school.
Please order copies to hand to mothers and fathers whom you know - either in your locality or to send to friends and acquaintances further afield.

Parents need to check on what is happening in their children's schools. The leaflet lists 17 questions to put to the school authorities - and provides a helpline on the issues the leaflet raises. Questions include: "Are you aware of your child filling out questionnaires at school with leading questions on their knowledge of sexual matters and local availability of the morning-after pill?...Are you aware of websites advertising abortion facilitate and confidential advice which may be promoted at your child’s school often on plastic cards which may also offer help on careers advice?...Are you aware that school governors have to consult with parents over sex education and that they have the power to veto anything they feel is detrimental to the child?..."

The Safe at School campaign, run by the Society for the Protection of Unborn Children, is raising awareness about the ways in which children and young people at school are exposed to anti-life classroom materials and agencies through which they can get abortion referrals, abortion-inducing contraception and the morning-after pill. This includes faith schools (including Catholic schools).

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