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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 »

Government threatens Jewish schools’ “purity”, rabbi claims

Government threatens Jewish schools’ “purity”, rabbi claims

Posted: Tue, 06 Nov 2018

A rabbi has called on Orthodox Jewish schools to resist requirements to teach evolution and about non-traditional relationships in the latest sign of defiance of the government and inspectors. Read More »

Australian ‘religious freedom’ review prompts discrimination row

Australian ‘religious freedom’ review prompts discrimination row

Posted: Fri, 19 Oct 2018

The Australian government looks set to allow religious schools that receive public funds to dismiss teachers for their sexuality nationwide after leaks from an official review of 'religious freedom' emerged.

Last week leaks revealed that the Ruddock review... Read More »

Ten more independent faith schools issued warnings by DfE

Ten more independent faith schools issued warnings by DfE

Posted: Thu, 18 Oct 2018

Ten failing independent faith schools are among those which have recently been issued warning notices by the government. Read More »