Tags: New faith schools

Education secretary to faith school critics: “This is a Christian country”

Education secretary to faith school critics: “This is a Christian country”

The education secretary Damian Hinds has defended his commitment to providing a wave of new voluntary aided (VA) schools which can discriminate on religious grounds in 100% of their admissions. Read More »

Fully discriminatory Catholic schools proposed in Cambridgeshire

Fully discriminatory Catholic schools proposed in Cambridgeshire

Three new Catholic schools are among the first to be proposed amid a new round of government funding for voluntary aided faith schools in England. Read More »

DfE assessment: new selective faith schools will disadvantage families

DfE assessment: new selective faith schools will disadvantage families

The NMFS campaign has said the government "must think again" over the funding of a wave of religiously selective schools after the publication of an official impact assessment. Read More »

New religious academy planned in Cambridgeshire

New religious academy planned in Cambridgeshire

A Christian 'free school' with the slogan "Education Built on Faith" could open in Cambridgeshire before the start of the 2020-21 academic year. Read More »

Government commits funding to new 100% selective faith schools

Government commits funding to new 100% selective faith schools

The government has announced funding for a wave of new voluntary aided faith schools, which can select all of their children on the basis of their families' faith, in England. Read More »

33 new faith schools proposed in latest round of academies

33 new faith schools proposed in latest round of academies

Thirty-three new faith schools have been included in the latest wave of free school applications in England, the government has announced. Read More »

New selective faith school planned for Oldham

New selective faith school planned for Oldham

A proposed Church of England faith school in Oldham will select 50% of its pupils based on their parents' religion. Read More »