Tags: Faith Schools

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 »

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 »

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 »

Lords committee: respect the law before “the values of others”

Lords committee: respect the law before “the values of others”

Posted: Thu, 19 Apr 2018

Public policy must put "respect for the law" before "respect for the values of others" and defend "the shared values of British citizenship", a House of Lords committee has said.

In a report published yesterday, the Lords select committee on citizenship and... Read More »

NSS criticises admissions policies that push parents into church

NSS criticises admissions policies that push parents into church

Posted: Tue, 17 Apr 2018

The NSS has responded to a poll which showed public disapproval of parents who 'cheat' the school admissions system. Read More »

NSS criticises creation of Muslim state schools in Manchester

NSS criticises creation of Muslim state schools in Manchester

Posted: Thu, 12 Apr 2018

The NSS has criticised the creation of two state-funded, single-sex Muslim secondary schools for up to 800 children each in Manchester. Read More »

DfE consults on creating home education register

DfE consults on creating home education register

Posted: Wed, 11 Apr 2018

The government is consulting over proposals to introduce a register of home-educated children. Read More »