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Victory for community school fighting merger with church school

Victory for community school fighting merger with church school

Posted: Wed, 25 Jul 2012

Parents and teachers at a school in Dagenham who campaigned against its closure and amalgamation with a church school have won a victory after the local council announced that the school will remain open as a community school.

Parents, teachers and governors ignored as council hands community school to church

Parents, teachers and governors ignored as council hands community school to church

Posted: Thu, 12 Jul 2012

Barking and Dagenham Council has agreed to the controversial amalgamation of a community school in Dagenham with a neighbouring Church of England voluntary aided Junior School.

Teachers in Dagenham to strike over ‘faith school’ plans

Teachers in Dagenham to strike over ‘faith school’ plans

Posted: Wed, 04 Jul 2012

Teachers at a community school threatened with amalgamation with a religious school are to stage a one day strike in protest over the plans.

Community and church school amalgamation plans criticised by secularists

Community and church school amalgamation plans criticised by secularists

Posted: Mon, 30 Apr 2012

The National Secular Society has challenged a London council over its failure to consult properly about proposals to close a community school in order to amalgamate it with a Church school.