Tags: Faith Schools

Controversial Muslim free school closed by Ofsted

Controversial Muslim free school closed by Ofsted

Posted: Wed, 02 Oct 2013

The Muslim free school at the centre of controversy over the past few weeks has been closed after school inspection body Ofsted raised "health and safety" concerns. Read More »

More revelations about the Derby Muslim free school

More revelations about the Derby Muslim free school

Posted: Mon, 23 Sep 2013

More revelations have been revealed by The Sunday Times about the Al-Madinah school in Derby — Britain's first Muslim free school. Read More »

Non-Muslim women teachers being forced to wear hijabs at Derby free school

Non-Muslim women teachers being forced to wear hijabs at Derby free school

Posted: Fri, 20 Sep 2013

The Derby Telegraph is reporting that a Muslim free school that was set up as being "based on Muslim principles, but not as a Muslim school" is now demanding that women teachers sign new contracts obliging them to wear hijabs — whether they are Muslim or not. Read More »

Extremism fears prompt Government to scupper plans for Islamic free school

Extremism fears prompt Government to scupper plans for Islamic free school

Posted: Mon, 15 Jul 2013

The Department for Education has scuppered plans for an Islamic free school in Halifax after alarm was raised over its links with a local Islamic centre. Read More »

Wirral latest council to cut free transport to religious schools

Wirral latest council to cut free transport to religious schools

Posted: Thu, 04 Jul 2013

Wirral council is the latest to make cuts to free transport for pupils attending religious schools. Read More »

Government has a “duty” to provide Catholic Education, says Archbishop

Government has a “duty” to provide Catholic Education, says Archbishop

Posted: Tue, 25 Jun 2013

One of the Vatican's most senior clerics has used a visit to Scotland to reinforce the message that the provision of faith schools by the state is a fundamental right of Catholic families. Read More »