Tags: Faith Schools

High Court dismisses school religious designation review

High Court dismisses school religious designation review

Posted: Wed, 18 Jul 2018

The High Court has refused to grant a judicial review of a decision to merge a non-religious school into a Christian one, resulting in a new faith school. Read More »

Investigation launched after weapons seized at independent faith school

Investigation launched after weapons seized at independent faith school

Posted: Wed, 18 Jul 2018

The Charity Commission has launched a statutory inquiry into Darul Uloom School London after the school's safeguarding lead and headteacher were arrested related to firearms offences. Read More »

Head of faith school that hired terrorist banned from teaching

Head of faith school that hired terrorist banned from teaching

Posted: Thu, 12 Jul 2018

The head of an Islamic faith school that hired the London Bridge terrorist attack ringleader has been banned from teaching. Read More »

Church lobbies to make closing rural schools easier

Church lobbies to make closing rural schools easier

Posted: Tue, 10 Jul 2018

Secular school campaigners have called for the Church of England to "give up some control" where flexibility may save some small rural schools. Read More »

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 »

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 »