Tags: unregistered schools
Posted: Thu, 01 Feb 2018
The NSS has welcomed a call from the head of education watchdog Ofsted for head teachers to confront religious extremists.
Posted: Mon, 15 Jan 2018
The NSS has questioned why the head of an unregistered Islamic school who was banned from teaching has not been prosecuted.
Posted: Tue, 09 Jan 2018
The NSS says a report from Hackney Council has highlighted the urgent need for new legislation to regulate unregistered 'schools'.
Posted: Mon, 03 Jul 2017
The National Secular Society has welcomed a commitment by OFSTED's chief inspector to protect children in unregistered faith schools.
Posted: Thu, 23 Feb 2017
Hackney has launched a consultation into the safety of pupils and the quality of education in unregistered schools following scrutiny from the NSS and critical media reports.
Posted: Fri, 18 Nov 2016
A senior Hackney Council education official has admitted that there are more illegally operating schools in the borough than legal ones.
Posted: Fri, 16 Sep 2016
The National Secular Society has welcomed calls from the Local Government Association to be given more powers to tackle illegal faith schools and investigate the education of the 37,000 children who are home schooled.
Posted: Tue, 06 Sep 2016
Ofsted chief Sir Michael Wilshaw has warned that local councils and police are continuing to ignore illegal faith schools, undermining efforts to prosecute the operators and protect children's rights.
Thousands of children “hidden away” in illegal faith schools at risk of indoctrination and extremism
Posted: Wed, 18 May 2016
Ofsted has found over 50 suspected illegal faith schools since January, prompting renewed fears about thousands of children being taught in unregistered schools with no oversight.
Posted: Fri, 04 Mar 2016
Naz Shah MP has told Bradford Council that they are in "denial" over unregistered religious schools that are operating illegally.
Posted: Mon, 14 Dec 2015
Ofsted is preparing prosecution cases against the founders of unregulated religious schools after warning the Government of a "serious and growing threat" to children's safety.