Here you can find all of the latest news about the No More Faith Schools campaign.

Education secretary to faith school critics: “This is a Christian country”

Education secretary to faith school critics: “This is a Christian country”

The education secretary Damian Hinds has defended his commitment to providing a wave of new voluntary aided (VA) schools which can discriminate on religious grounds in 100% of their admissions. Read More »

A secular education system would mean community schools for all

A secular education system would mean community schools for all

An end to faith schools would not impose conformity or be without compromise, as our system of community schools shows, argues Alastair Lichten. Read More »

League tables overestimate faith school performance, says study

League tables overestimate faith school performance, says study

A measure of school progress unfairly benefits faith schools by not taking into account pupils' backgrounds, academics have said. Read More »

Fully discriminatory Catholic schools proposed in Cambridgeshire

Fully discriminatory Catholic schools proposed in Cambridgeshire

Three new Catholic schools are among the first to be proposed amid a new round of government funding for voluntary aided faith schools in England. Read More »

Northern Ireland's children and families are paying the price of faith schools’ failure

Northern Ireland's children and families are paying the price of faith schools’ failure

The inefficiency of NI's sectarian school system means cuts bite harder. Efforts to educate children together must be accelerated, argues Alastair Lichten. Read More »

DfE assessment: new selective faith schools will disadvantage families

DfE assessment: new selective faith schools will disadvantage families

The NMFS campaign has said the government "must think again" over the funding of a wave of religiously selective schools after the publication of an official impact assessment. Read More »

Most maintained rural primary schools are faith schools, data shows

Most maintained rural primary schools are faith schools, data shows

The National Secular Society has again said the government should monitor faith-based impositions on school choice after the revelation that 55% of maintained rural English primary schools are faith schools. Read More »

Academy trust warned over faith school's inadequate standards

Academy trust warned over faith school's inadequate standards

The government has warned an academy trust it will lose its funding if a faith school in Birmingham does not improve. Read More »

Faith schools significantly limit choice for many parents, NSS finds

Faith schools significantly limit choice for many parents, NSS finds

Almost three in ten families in England live in areas where most or all of the local primary schools are faith-based, National Secular Society research has revealed. Read More »

Adjudicator: faith schools may insist families are strictly religious

Adjudicator: faith schools may insist families are strictly religious

England's schools adjudicator has said it is "reasonable" for two state-funded Orthodox Jewish schools to expect the families of applicants to observe strict religious practices. Read More »

New religious academy planned in Cambridgeshire

New religious academy planned in Cambridgeshire

A Christian 'free school' with the slogan "Education Built on Faith" could open in Cambridgeshire before the start of the 2020-21 academic year. Read More »

There’s no hypocrisy in being forced into a ‘choice’ you don’t like

There’s no hypocrisy in being forced into a ‘choice’ you don’t like

As the pro-faith schools lobby rounds on campaigner Alice Roberts, Alastair Lichten says her situation is proof of the need for a secular education system. Read More »