Rev John Parker, 49, was told in that a boy would be transitioning to a girl at the primary school in an Essex village. He supported the pupil’s decision but quit over the school’s bypassing of parents.
Andrea Williams, of the Christian Legal Centre, said: ‘This is not an isolated case and we are going to see more like it if nothing is done.
‘Parents have a right to know if and when this ideological movement is in their schools and being taught as fact.
‘I believe a real threat is posed to schools from organisations such as Mermaids. They implement a new ideological tyranny – and any disagreement is at best silenced, and at worst, punished.
The number of children confused about their sex and gender and seeking treatment is escalating and it is our children who are suffering. In imposing this ideology, we are not being kind but cruel. It is time for this to stop.
‘The Church of England has one million children in its care. This is a serious God-given duty which the Church is failing at.