Challenging Religious Privilege
Join our campaign for an inclusive and secular education system.
We campaign for the law and the administration of justice to be based on equality, respect for human rights, and on objective evidence.
Public services that are intended for the whole community, especially those funded by public money, should be provided in a secular context.
We campaign on a wide range of topics where religious privilege impacts public life. Including:
For over 150 years we have campaigned for disestablishment, the separation of the C of E and state.
Posted: Wed, 20 Nov 2019
An academy trust will provide an inclusive alternative assembly for pupils withdrawn from collective worship after a legal challenge.
Posted: Mon, 29 Jul 2019
A couple have launched a legal challenge against a primary school over its use of Christian assemblies.
Posted: Wed, 14 Nov 2018
The NSS has said a rise in the number of children attending C of E school services should prompt "a separation of church and school".
Posted: Wed, 10 Oct 2018
The NSS has welcomed an academic report which calls on English state schools to raise children in a religiously neutral manner.
Posted: Mon, 24 Sep 2018
The NSS has criticised a plan to exclude children from nativity plays and fundraising if they are withdrawn from prayers.
After two parents forced a school trust to provide an alternative to religious assemblies for their children, Alastair Lichten says the law which requires schools to hold acts of worship needs to change....
Posted: Thu, 05 Dec 2019
As the UK's political parties consider their manifestos for the upcoming election, Stephen Evans outlines a series of secularist pledges they should include to advance freedom, fairness and equal citizenship....
Posted: Tue, 05 Nov 2019
As opposition to compulsory worship gathers and its defenders grow increasingly out of touch, Alastair Lichten says ministers should reconsider the law and its implementation.
Posted: Mon, 05 Aug 2019
After two students pushed the Welsh government for a response to a petition to remove schools' obligation to hold acts of worship, Stephen Evans says pupils should be free to opt out of religious practices...
Posted: Fri, 14 Dec 2018
Lee Harris didn't choose a faith school for his children. But when he challenged evangelism at his local school, he learnt that community school status doesn't necessarily prevent religion from being imposed...
Posted: Fri, 14 Dec 2018