Tags: evangelism in schools
Posted: Thu, 11 Jan 2018 by Megan Manson
As NSS research highlights a systemic bias against secular schooling, Megan Manson explores the tactics used by religion to infiltrate education – and how parents are fighting back. Read More »
Posted: Thu, 17 Sep 2015 by A Parent
Even where parents have the option of a community school, securing a secular education can be difficult. One parent offers their perspective on negotiating appropriate boundaries which respect children's rights to form their own beliefs. Read More »
Posted: Wed, 11 Mar 2015 by Conor
A parent writes about the problem of innocuous children's activities run with a hidden religious agenda, and defends his right to raise his children how he wishes, without organisations using playgroups as a cover for proselytising to children. Read More »
Posted: Thu, 20 Feb 2014 by Terry Sanderson
Last year the National Secular Society published a report about the incursion of dubious and extreme religious groups into schools.
Similar concern about the infiltration of schools has been raised in other parts of the world.
Posted: Mon, 14 Oct 2013 by Saul Freeman
A first-hand account from a parent on discovering and trying to deal with evangelism in his child's school. Read More »
Posted: Thu, 01 Aug 2013 by Alistair McBay
As church attendance continues to plummet along with the numbers of Britons professing religious belief, the Prayer Spaces in Schools initiative is turning schools into churches — and turning teaching increasingly into preaching, writes Alistair McBay. Read More »
Posted: Thu, 18 Oct 2012 by Rebecca Sharkey
Rebecca Sharkey argues that a popular shoebox gift scheme run by evangelicals highlights the dangers of mixing humanitarian work with the promotion of a religious agenda. Read More »