Tags: Education

Classroom

Government warns Islamic independent school over sex segregation

Posted: Wed, 10 Jul 2019

An Islamic independent school that unlawfully segregates male and female pupils has been warned by the government. Read More »

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Seventh Day Adventist schools warned over safeguarding concerns

Posted: Fri, 05 Jul 2019

Two independent Seventh Day Adventist schools have been warned by the government over safeguarding concerns. Read More »

Islamic RSE

NSS warns of growing threat from religious anti-RSE campaigners

Posted: Wed, 29 May 2019

NSS research has highlighted the activities of an Islamic group campaigning against relationships and sex education. Read More »

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Over half of independent schools warned in March were faith schools

Posted: Fri, 10 May 2019

Ten independent faith schools were issued government warning notices in March after inspectors deemed them to be failing. Read More »

Department for Education

DfE de-prioritises respect for difference in independent schools

Posted: Fri, 03 May 2019

The government has watered down requirements on independent schools to promote respect for difference in an apparent sop to religious groups. Read More »

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NSS broadly welcomes changes to RE and RSE in Welsh curriculum

Posted: Wed, 01 May 2019

The National Secular Society has expressed broad support for reforms to the teaching of religion, relationships and sex which have been announced in the new curriculum for schools in Wales.

The curriculum includes an explicit reference to pupils learning about... Read More »