LGBT lessons suspended at school after protests

LGBT and diversity lessons have been suspended at Parkfield Community Primary school after weekly protests by parents, about the project.

The programme at Parkfield Community Primary school was introduced by Assistant Head, Andrew Moffat.

In a statement, the school said: “Nothing is more important than ensuring our children’s education continues uninterrupted. Both parents and the trust held constructive discussions with the Regional Schools Commissioner, and, as a result of these discussions, we are eager to continue to work together with parents over the coming days and weeks to find a solution that will support the children in our school to continue their education in a harmonious environment.

“Until a resolution has been reached, No Outsiders lessons will not be taught at Parkfield and we hope that children will not be removed from school to take part in protests.”

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