Tags: Independent Schools

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 »

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 »

NSS welcomes Ofsted head’s opposition to faith-based exemptions

NSS welcomes Ofsted head’s opposition to faith-based exemptions

Posted: Fri, 27 Jul 2018

The National Secular Society has welcomed the chief inspector of schools in England's expression of opposition to faith-based "carve-outs" in regulations for independent schools.

In an interview this week with the JC, Amanda Spielman said the education watchdog... 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 »

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 »

Six independent Islamic schools had serious failings, says DfE

Six independent Islamic schools had serious failings, says DfE

Posted: Thu, 05 Apr 2018

Six independent Islamic schools in England had serious regulatory failings during recent inspections, according to new warning notices. Read More »

Faith schools minister warns independent Charedi schools in Hackney

Faith schools minister warns independent Charedi schools in Hackney

Posted: Tue, 06 Mar 2018

Charedi-run schools in Hackney will face action unless they prepare children for "life in modern British society", a minister has warned. Read More »

Damning Ofsted report for school which teaches creation story as science

Damning Ofsted report for school which teaches creation story as science

Posted: Tue, 13 Feb 2018

A small independent Christian primary school which teaches the Bible's creation story in science lessons has had a damning Ofsted report. Read More »