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There’s no hypocrisy in being forced into a ‘choice’ you don’t like

There’s no hypocrisy in being forced into a ‘choice’ you don’t like

As the pro-faith schools lobby rounds on campaigner Alice Roberts, Alastair Lichten says her situation.. Read More »

Church schools are faith schools. Pretending otherwise is dishonest

Church schools are faith schools. Pretending otherwise is dishonest

The Church of England's pretence that 'its' schools aren't faith schools is a dishonest attempt to avoid.. Read More »

How to teach in a Catholic state school in Scotland

How to teach in a Catholic state school in Scotland

Alastair Lichten explains how the Catholic Church dominates recruitment in 'its' schools in Scotland... Read More »

Religion and politics – the discrepancy at the heart of our schools

Religion and politics – the discrepancy at the heart of our schools

Alastair Lichten asks why partisan religious beliefs are treated so differently to political ones in.. Read More »

Government U-turn indicates the tide is turning against faith schools

Government U-turn indicates the tide is turning against faith schools

Huffington Post: The government's U-turn on its manifesto promise to lift the 50% cap on faith-based.. Read More »

‘An archaic settlement’: The National Secular Society’s bid to end faith schools

‘An archaic settlement’: The National Secular Society’s bid to end faith schools

LSE Blog: With Britain simultaneously becoming less religious and more religiously diverse, can the continued.. Read More »

State funded religiosity inspections of faith schools have to end

State funded religiosity inspections of faith schools have to end

One of the myths our campaign aims to expose is that 'church schools' aren't really faith schools. In.. Read More »

Faith schools: why reducing the harm isn’t enough

Faith schools: why reducing the harm isn’t enough

Alastair Lichten says the long-term battle is over the fact faith groups run schools at all.

GP Taylor: Why faith has no place in our schools

GP Taylor: Why faith has no place in our schools

Testimonial: As a priest, I was always suspicious of the new parent lurking at the back of church clutching.. Read More »

I’m a vicar and the governor of a church school. And I know that faith schools are wrong.

I’m a vicar and the governor of a church school. And I know that faith schools are wrong.

Faith Schoolers Anonymous: It may sound like a 'turkey voting for Christmas' when I write as the Vicar.. Read More »