‘Shameful’ protests against LGBT lessons start again in Birmingham

Protesters have returned after the city council obtained an injunction in June Protests have resumed outside a primary school at the centre of a row over inclusive teaching as pupils returned from the school holidays.

For months parents and others in the Muslim community held demonstrations outside Anderton Park primary school in Birmingham over lessons on equalities and gay rights.

On some occasions the school has had to close early as more than 300 protesters turned up at the gates.

Sarah Hewitt-Clarkson, the head teacher, has condemned the “shameful” protests and called on the government for more support over the row, which she says threatens “the fabric of British society”.

In June Birmingham city council obtained an injunction against the protesters, preventing them from demonstrating within an exclusion zone around the school. However, yesterday about 20 people…