Children

  • Letter to Cabinet Secretary for Education and Skills

    We sent the following letter to Shirley-Anne Somerville (Cabinet Secretary for Education and Skills) and Clare Haughey (Minister for Children and Young People) on 31st August 2022 regarding single-sex...

  • Schools must provide single-sex toilets

    As reported in the Times we wrote to all 32 local councils across Scotland on 10 June 2022 requesting they review school buildings and policies to ensure single-sex toilets...

  • Letter to Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Care

    Nicola Sturgeon confirmed in Parliament that the Scottish Government will be disregarding the advice in the recently published Cass Review: Interim Report and NOT responding as Westminster has done,...

  • George Watson’s College – Staff Transgender Training

    A member of the public recently attended the school’s transgender training webinar for teachers. As expected, much of the content is of concern, in that it unquestionably affirms gender...

  • RSHP Education

    The national resource for relationships, sexual health and parenthood (RSHP) education for children and young people has changed quite considerably since it first came online at rshp.com, when the Scotsman reported on parents concerns...

  • School Toilets

    *** In addition to the below, please see our update HERE that outlines the legal advice from Aidan O’Neill QC that states there is an enforceable legal obligation on...

  • Letter to Cabinet Secretary for Education

    We sent the following email to John Swinney, the Cabinet Secretary for Education, on 3rd June, regarding the transgender guidance for Scottish schools.

  • Sandyford

    A recent Freedom of Information response, as reported in today’s The Times, has revealed that referrals for Scottish children to the Sandyford Young People’s Gender Service have risen by...

  • LGBT Youth Scotland – Freedom of Information Request

    In 2017, guidance for schools was published by LGBT Youth Scotland, entitled “Supporting Transgender Young People: Guidance for Schools in Scotland”. While its aim was to help schools support...

  • Gender Lessons in Schools

    In August, The Scotsman reported on the new RSHP guidance (https://rshp.scot) which is set to be rolled out in schools. Of concern was the section on gender in the...