For Freedom And Fairness
Join our campaign for an inclusive and secular education system.
We campaign for the law and the administration of justice to be based on equality, respect for human rights, and on objective evidence.
Blasphemy to intimidation, we've always robustly challenged religious threats to free expression.
Public services that are intended for the whole community, especially those funded by public money, should be provided in a secular context.
We campaign on a wide range of topics where religious privilege impacts public life. Including:
For over 150 years we have campaigned for disestablishment, the separation of the C of E and state.
Wed, 14 Mar 2018
The NSS has expressed concern over the government's proposed reliance on faith leaders in an integration strategy for England.
Tue, 13 Mar 2018
Sweden's governing party will propose ending the role of publicly-funded religious 'free' schools in its manifesto for autumn's election.
Mon, 12 Mar 2018
The NSS has said a Jewish school which engaged in anti-gay censorship is using erroneous accusations of bigotry to hide from criticism.
Wed, 07 Mar 2018
The NSS has welcomed the Liberal Democrats' pledge to tackle unregistered schools.
Sun, 04 Mar 2018
Half of 70 known extremists in London removed their children from state schools to educate them at home, according to a study.
Our education and schools officer examines the education proposals in the Government's new integration strategy and argues that they should lead to a wider discussion of children's rights and facing up to the religious segregation rife in education.
Thu, 15 Mar 2018
Catholic schools are no remedy for a society facing ingrained sectarian division, writes Neil Barber. In praising them Scotland's first minister has shown a willingness to sacrifice social cohesion to reach a block vote.
Wed, 28 Feb 2018
The Government is preparing to extend religious selection in faith schools. Keith Sharpe contrasts its willingness to cause greater segregation with French efforts to encourage integration in the wake of terror attacks.
Tue, 30 Jan 2018
Megan Manson takes on common myths about the 50% cap on children admitted on religious grounds to faith schools.
Mon, 22 Jan 2018
As NSS research highlights a systemic bias against secular schooling, Megan Manson explores the tactics used by religion to infiltrate education – and how parents are fighting back.
Thu, 11 Jan 2018