Tags: Faith Schools
Posted: Fri, 18 Aug 2017
A new £17m campus which houses Catholic and Jewish faith schools together has opened in East Renfrewshire.
Posted: Thu, 27 Jul 2017
The Department for Education hopes to open at least another 140 Church of England schools in the next five years, according to the Church Times.
Posted: Mon, 24 Jul 2017
The chief inspector of schools has criticised Government proposals to allow some faith schools to select all of their pupils on the basis of faith and suggested the plans may be dropped.
Posted: Tue, 18 Jul 2017
The chief inspector of the schools inspectorate Ofsted has spoken out against gender segregation in mixed-sex schools.
Sex education: schools’ religious ethos may ‘limit’ pupils’ knowledge of LGBT facts and contraception
Posted: Wed, 12 Jul 2017
More than 50 faith leaders have warned that schools' ability to teach relationships and sex education (RSE) through a faith ethos could undermine its accuracy and inclusivity.
Posted: Tue, 11 Jul 2017
The leader of Scotland's biggest teachers' union has said fewer non-Catholics are teaching in the country's Catholic schools because teachers can be vetted according to their religious views.
Posted: Wed, 21 Jun 2017
The NSS has called for Ofsted to inspect RE in faith schools after research revealed that millions of pounds of public money has been paid to religious organisations to carry out additional inspections of denominational RE.
Posted: Thu, 08 Jun 2017
The Catholic Church has dropped plans to take the Government to court in order to give priests the right to arbitrarily determine whether pupils are eligible for a school place on the basis of faith.
Posted: Tue, 30 May 2017
Government plans to allow new faith schools to discriminate on religious grounds by selecting all of their pupils on the basis of faith have attracted mass public opposition, a poll has found.
Posted: Thu, 27 Apr 2017
The National Secular Society has said that Religious Education must be fundamentally reformed before the existing right to withdraw children from RE can be removed.
Posted: Wed, 12 Apr 2017
A number of new faith schools have been approved to open by the Department for Education (DfE) in the twelfth wave of free schools applications.
Posted: Mon, 03 Apr 2017
A report by the Institute for Public Policy Research has found that there is "no evidence" to suggest Scotland's denominational schools achieve better results than their non-denominational counterparts.
Posted: Tue, 28 Mar 2017
Sadiq Khan has hit out at the Government's plans to allow total religiously-selective admissions in new free schools with a faith ethos.
Posted: Thu, 23 Mar 2017
A new report, Understanding school segregation in England, has set out the extent of ethnic and religious division in England's schools.
Posted: Tue, 21 Mar 2017
The Department for Education is to investigate faith schools implicated in the ostracisation of children of transgender parents highlighted by a recent family court ruling.
Posted: Tue, 21 Mar 2017
A study by academics at Leeds Beckett University and the University of Missouri has found a strong "negative correlation" between time spent on religion in schools, and maths and science achievement.
Posted: Mon, 20 Mar 2017
The LibDems have backed a series of reforms to the role of religion in the UK education system, in a motion approved at the Party's Spring Conference.
Posted: Wed, 15 Mar 2017
A fundamentalist group which provides support to Accelerated Christian Education schools in the UK is hosting a discussion on the "dangers" of government efforts to tackle homophobic bullying.
Posted: Mon, 13 Mar 2017
Tommy Sheppard MP has called for Scotland to move towards a secular education system and expressed his hope that secularist campaigners can "chip away" at religion's role in state schools.
Posted: Wed, 08 Mar 2017
The passage of an amendment to the Children and Social Work Bill means that Relationships and Sex Education will become mandatory in all schools in England.