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Controversial Muslim free school closed by Ofsted

Controversial Muslim free school closed by Ofsted

Posted: Wed, 02 Oct 2013

The Muslim free school at the centre of controversy over the past few weeks has been closed after school inspection body Ofsted raised "health and safety" concerns.

More revelations about the Derby Muslim free school

More revelations about the Derby Muslim free school

Posted: Mon, 23 Sep 2013

More revelations have been revealed by The Sunday Times about the Al-Madinah school in Derby — Britain's first Muslim free school.

Non-Muslim women teachers being forced to wear hijabs at Derby free school

Non-Muslim women teachers being forced to wear hijabs at Derby free school

Posted: Fri, 20 Sep 2013

The Derby Telegraph is reporting that a Muslim free school that was set up as being "based on Muslim principles, but not as a Muslim school" is now demanding that women teachers sign new contracts obliging them to wear hijabs — whether they are Muslim or not.

Rethink ordered over discriminatory school transport cuts

Rethink ordered over discriminatory school transport cuts

Posted: Tue, 11 Jun 2013

A controversial plan by Flintshire Council to cut funding for transport to faith schools for pupils unable to prove their religious beliefs has been thrown into doubt after a scrutiny committee called for it to be scrapped.