Tags: Admissions

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Three in 10 families have little choice but a faith school

Many families in England have little choice but a faith school and thousands are forced into faith schools against their wishes each year. Read More »

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Faith schools routinely de-prioritise children in care, report finds

The admissions policies of 41% of faith-based secondary schools in England de-prioritise children in care who don't share the school's religion. Read More »

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Government doesn’t know how many children are forced into faith schools

The government has said it has no estimate of how many children are effectively forced into faith schools in England. Read More »

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Faith school with only white ethnicity options in application form to be investigated

A state-funded faith school will be investigated amid concerns about potential racial discrimination in its admissions. Read More »

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Campaigners criticise discriminatory faith school planned in Oldham

Campaigners in Oldham have criticised plans to open a C of E school which will be able to select 50% of its pupils on religious grounds. Read More »

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Hundreds tell government to rethink faith-based school admissions

More than 1,100 people have criticised religious discrimination in response to a consultation on school admissions changes in England. Read More »

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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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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 »

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Thousands sent to faith schools against their families’ preferences

More than 130,000 children have been sent to faith schools in England against their parents' preferences since 2014, the NSS has found. Read More »

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Council urged to tackle discriminatory school admissions in review

Liverpool City Council has been urged to consider the impact of discriminatory admissions policies in faith schools in an upcoming review. Read More »