High Court judge bans protesters from outside primary school in LGBT teaching row

A High Court judge has ruled in favour of an exclusion zone to remain in place outside Anderton Park School in Birmingham, following months of demonstrations against the teaching of LGBT education. Birmingham Council said the noisy protests disrupted lessons and made the playground unusable for children. Paul Whiteman, general secretary of the National Association of Head Teachers, said the judgment “makes it abundantly clear that the school gate is no place to hold a protest”. Read more.