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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 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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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 »

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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 »

Faith schools can never be truly inclusive

Faith schools can never be truly inclusive

A Jewish faith school was recently praised in The Observer for teaching about 'diversity and tolerance'.... Read More »

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Council urged not to approve new discriminatory Catholic school

Peterborough City Council has been urged not to approve plans for a new religiously selective Catholic... Read More »

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Why the blind spot when it comes to faith schools?

Politicians need to end their fetishisation of faith schools and face the fact that a religiously divided... Read More »

20,000 children sent to faith schools against parental preferences

20,000 children sent to faith schools against parental preferences

More than 20,000 children were sent to faith schools in England against their parents' preferences this month, the National Secular Society has revealed. Read More »

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New discriminatory Catholic faith school to open in Peterborough

The government has unveiled plans to fund a new religiously selective faith school in Peterborough, despite... 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 »

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 »

Scottish Catholic schools to actively marginalise children who don’t pray

Scottish Catholic schools to actively marginalise children who don’t pray

The Catholic Church has said it will exclude school children in Scotland from nativity plays and fundraising... Read More »