Most maintained rural primary schools are faith schools, data shows

Posted: Wed, 19 Dec 2018

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.

NSS analysis of a Department for Education (DfE) list, which was updated on Monday, has revealed that 1,930 of England's 3,541 local authority-run rural primary schools are faith schools.

Read the full story on the NSS website.

Tags: National Secular Society