School assistant, 43, sacked after posting petition against transgender teaching in her son's school

Mail Online | 4/15/2019 | Steve Doughty for the Daily Mail
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A school has sacked a Christian member of staff after she posted online protests against transgender teaching at her son’s primary.

Kristie Higgs, 43, was a pastoral assistant at a Gloucestershire academy but a disciplinary panel there decided that she had used language which demeaned its gay, **** and transgender pupils.

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The mother-of-two, who had worked at the secondary school for six years with an unblemished record, posted objections on her personal Facebook page to the use of two children’s books at her son’s Church of England primary.

She also invited her Facebook followers to sign a petition against compulsory sex education in primary schools, which is to be introduced next year.

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Mrs Higgs’ sacking from Farmor’s School, in Fairford, Gloucestershire, came after a sole anonymous email complaint which accused her of ‘posting homophobic and prejudiced views’.

A disciplinary panel found she was guilty of gross misconduct because there was ‘potential’ for the school’s reputation to be harmed, though...
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