Parents defend removing child, 6, from school because of transgender pupil (Standard)

Parents defend removing child, 6, from school because of transgender pupil (Standard)

Nigel and Sally Rowe said their son became confused as the child dressed as both a boy and a girl to class. They said the school should have consulted parents on the situation.

The Diocese of Portsmouth, which runs the Church of Englandschool on the Isle of Wight, said in response that it is required to “respect diversity of all kinds”.

 Mrs Rowe said that when she contacted the school with her concerns they were told “if a child wants to do then then we just have to accept it”.

And the couple said their son faced being disciplined at the primary school, which has not been named, for “mis-gendering” the other six-year-old. Read more

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