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NMFS campaign opposing new selective Catholic school

The NMFS campaign is resisting plans to open a religiously selective Catholic school in Peterborough in Cambridgeshire. Read More »

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Adjudicator can’t stop Jewish school’s impositions on families

A Jewish state school may continue enforcing strict religious observance criteria on children and their families. Read More »

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Faith based selection sends a damaging message to our children

Joanne Bartley, a campaigner with the group Comprehensive Future, argues that a comprehensive education system should also be free of religious selection. Read More »

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Campaigners sign major letter against fully selective faith schools

Campaigners have urged the government not to fund new faith schools which can choose all their children on a religious basis. Read More »

Faith schools under-represent disadvantaged children, report says

Faith schools under-represent disadvantaged children, report says

Faith schools under-represent the rates of social disadvantage in their catchment areas across Britain, a study has found. Read More »

Derbyshire parents forced to send children to Catholic school

Derbyshire parents forced to send children to Catholic school

Parents are being forced to send their children to a Catholic school that belittles non-Catholic families in its official policy. 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 »

Children refused school places due to discriminatory policies, complaints reveal

Children refused school places due to discriminatory policies, complaints reveal

A girl of Muslim background and a girl with autism were among those refused places at state-funded faith schools in September because of discriminatory policies, complaints to an ombudsman have revealed. Read More »

Report: Parents attending church services to improve school choice

Report: Parents attending church services to improve school choice

More than three in 10 parents know someone who attended religious services to get their children into a specific faith school, according to the educational equality charity the Sutton Trust. Read More »

‘Church schools’ less likely to admit black or poor pupils

‘Church schools’ less likely to admit black or poor pupils

Black and disadvantaged pupils are significantly less likely to gain places at 'church schools' than their white or better-off counterparts, a study has found. Read More »