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Government warns Islamic independent school over sex segregation

Posted: Wed, 10 Jul 2019

An Islamic independent school that unlawfully segregates male and female pupils has been warned by the government. Read More »

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Seventh Day Adventist schools warned over safeguarding concerns

Posted: Fri, 05 Jul 2019

Two independent Seventh Day Adventist schools have been warned by the government over safeguarding concerns. Read More »

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Over half of independent schools warned in March were faith schools

Posted: Fri, 10 May 2019

Ten independent faith schools were issued government warning notices in March after inspectors deemed them to be failing. Read More »

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DfE de-prioritises respect for difference in independent schools

Posted: Fri, 03 May 2019

The government has watered down requirements on independent schools to promote respect for difference in an apparent sop to religious groups. 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 »

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 »

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