Tags: Education

Mixed-sex schools shouldn’t segregate children, says DfE

Mixed-sex schools shouldn’t segregate children, says DfE

Posted: Thu, 28 Jun 2018

Mixed-sex schools in England should not generally separate pupils by sex or faith, the government has said. Read More »

Ofsted: Jewish school failing on safety, curriculum and tolerance

Ofsted: Jewish school failing on safety, curriculum and tolerance

Posted: Tue, 26 Jun 2018

Ofsted has deemed a state-funded Jewish school inadequate after finding it deliberately undermined pupils' safety, taught a narrow curriculum and failed to promote tolerance.

A report published this morning severely criticised the leadership of Yesodey Hatorah... Read More »

Spanish PM’s secularist outlook prompts Catholic fears over privileges

Spanish PM’s secularist outlook prompts Catholic fears over privileges

Posted: Thu, 14 Jun 2018

Spain's new prime minister has prompted concern from religious groups over his support for secularism. Read More »

Scottish education union calls for entitlement to paid religious leave

Scottish education union calls for entitlement to paid religious leave

Posted: Tue, 12 Jun 2018

Scotland's oldest teaching union has called for teachers from non-Christian faiths to be given paid leave on their faiths' holy days. Read More »

Welsh faith schools will keep distorting sex education, NSS warns

Welsh faith schools will keep distorting sex education, NSS warns

Posted: Fri, 25 May 2018

Allowing Welsh faith schools to teach sex education through a religious lens will distort the subject and teach children to be ashamed, the National Secular Society has warned.

In a letter to Kirsty Williams, the cabinet secretary for education in Wales, the... Read More »

NSS: guidance for independent schools “strikes the right balance”

NSS: guidance for independent schools “strikes the right balance”

Posted: Thu, 24 May 2018

The NSS has broadly welcomed revisions to the Independent School Standards. Read More »

DfE warned 12 more private faith schools over failures in one month

DfE warned 12 more private faith schools over failures in one month

Posted: Thu, 10 May 2018

The government warned 12 independent faith schools they were failing to meet relevant standards in November 2017, letters have shown. Read More »

Most faith schools distorting sex education, NSS study finds

Most faith schools distorting sex education, NSS study finds

Posted: Tue, 01 May 2018

More than three-quarters of state-funded secondary faith schools in England are failing to teach Sex and Relationships Education (SRE) impartially, an exclusive National Secular Society report has found.

The NSS report, Unsafe Sex Education: The risk of letting... Read More »