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Isle of Man parents voice concern over RE ‘propaganda’

Posted: Fri, 01 Feb 2019

The National Secular Society has called for improved vetting and standards for religious education resources after parents accused a school of handing religious "propaganda" to pupils. Read More »

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Council abandons review of discretionary faith school transport

Posted: Fri, 04 Jan 2019

The NSS has criticised a council in north Wales for ending a review of its provision of discretionary free transport to faith schools. Read More »

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NSS writes to councillors over discretionary faith school transport

Posted: Thu, 20 Dec 2018

The NSS has urged councillors in north Wales to take a decision on school transport based on "equality for all families and taxpayers". Read More »

Two councils may cut preferential transport to faith schools

Two councils may cut preferential transport to faith schools

Posted: Wed, 05 Dec 2018

Councils in Wales and Greater Manchester may cut funding for transport schemes which give children at faith schools special treatment. Read More »

Government warnings for five failing independent faith schools

Government warnings for five failing independent faith schools

Posted: Fri, 30 Nov 2018

Three Islamic schools and two Jewish schools are among nine independent schools which were issued with warning notices in October. Read More »

Don't let faith schools distort sex education, warns NSS

Don't let faith schools distort sex education, warns NSS

Posted: Wed, 07 Nov 2018

The National Secular Society has highlighted the risk that faith groups will continue to distort sex education in response to a government consultation over guidance for schools in England.

The NSS expressed its support for guidance which will require secondary... Read More »