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Council consults on plan to open C of E faith school in Kingston

The NMFS campaign is urging supporters to oppose a proposal to open a discriminatory faith-based secondary school in Kingston-upon-Thames. Read More »

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Scrap religious groups’ inspections of faith schools, says report

Inspections of state-funded faith schools which are carried out by religious groups should be scrapped, a report has said. Read More »

Seaview Primary School to integrate

First Catholic school in Northern Ireland to become integrated

The Northern Ireland executive has approved a plan for a Catholic school to become an integrated one for the first time. Read More »

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Research bank shows deep flaws in case for faith schools

A substantial new analysis of academic research has highlighted significant weaknesses in the arguments for state-funded faith schools. Read More »

Apology issued after church accuses residents over faith school

Apology issued after church accuses residents opposed to faith school

A Catholic diocese has apologised over a message in a church's newsletter about local opposition to a new faith school in Peterborough. Read More »

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Four new C of E faith schools moving forward with little scrutiny

Four new state-funded Church of England faith schools have moved closer to opening, despite a lack of public scrutiny around the plans. Read More »

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Don’t let new Catholic school discriminate in admissions, warns NMFS

The NMFS campaign has raised the concerns of parents in Peterborough over plans to allow discriminatory admissions at a new faith school. Read More »

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Mother has to send three children to separate schools due to religious discrimination

A mother must send her three children to different schools due to discriminatory faith school admissions policies, a complaint has shown. Read More »

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Local anger over discriminatory new Catholic school in Peterborough

Residents of a housing development in Peterborough have expressed dismay at the implications of plans... Read More »

No More Faith Schools protest outside parliament

Government asks public whether faith schools are “good for society”

The government is asking whether faith schools are "good for society" as it reviews its engagement with faith organisations in England. Read More »

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Government approves new faith school despite local opposition

The Department for Education has approved a plan to open a new faith school in Soham in Cambridgeshire,... Read More »

Report: religious control of NI’s schools reinforces social division

Report: religious control of NI’s schools reinforces social division

Granting churches power over school governance in Northern Ireland exacerbates the challenges facing the education system, reinforces social division and squanders public resources, according to a new academic report. Read More »