A Christian couple are reportedly threatening to sue a Church of England
primary school because it allowed a boy in their son's class to wear a
The family withdrew the six-year-old from the school and will now
educate him at home, alongside his eight-year-old brother, who was taken
out of school a year ago after a boy in his class also began to wear
The boys' parents, Nigel and Sally Rowe, will argue that the school has
acted without due regard to pupils and not respected their rights to
bring up their children according to their biblical beliefs.
In a video for Christian Concern, a campaign providing legal support to
the couple, Ms Rowe claimed her eldest son became "quite ill and
stressed" when a child in their eldest son's class wore a dress.
She added: "He was under stress partly because of the way he learns as a
boy - he enjoys being outside - and also the confusion that was caused
by having a boy in his class who decided to announce that they were
going to have a girl's name and be dressed as a girl."