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Survey reveals schools failing to take religious education seriously

Survey reveals schools failing to take religious education seriously

Posted: Fri, 29 Nov 2013

A third of community schools and over a third of academies without a religious character are failing to meet their legal or contractual agreements to provide religious education.

Head teacher apologises after ordering pupils to attend Islam awareness trip or face punishment for 'racism'

Head teacher apologises after ordering pupils to attend Islam awareness trip or face punishment for 'racism'

Posted: Sat, 23 Nov 2013

A head teacher has been forced to apologise to parents after threatening to punish children for racism if they missed a religious awareness workshop.

NSS welcomes Ofsted analysis of the state of RE, but warns recommendations don't go far enough

NSS welcomes Ofsted analysis of the state of RE, but warns recommendations don't go far enough

Posted: Sat, 05 Oct 2013

The National Secular Society has welcomed a new analysis of the state of religious education in schools from the education regulator Ofsted, but has warned its report's recommendations don't go far enough.

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.