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Underperforming community schools at risk of faith based ‘power grab’

December 10, 2018
Underperforming community schools at risk of faith based ‘power grab’

The Accord Coalition has warned the inclusive ethos of community schools is under threat from them joining faith based academy chains. The comments have been prompted by news that the Joseph Swan Academy in Gateshead may join a local faith based academy chain, the Emmanuel Schools Foundation.

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Illegal schools playing ‘cat and mouse’ with inspectors

December 5, 2018
Illegal schools playing ‘cat and mouse’ with inspectors

Ofsted has again complained that a lack of regulation prevents it from taking stronger action against illegally unregistered schools and failing independent schools, many of which are revealed to be faith based.

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2019 Inclusivity Award launched

December 3, 2018
2019 Inclusivity Award launched

Nominations for the 2019 Accord Inclusivity Award have been formally invited today. The annual award seeks to reward schools that work hardest at promoting an inclusive ethos and advancing the growth of mutual understanding.

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Faith school sponsors not dealing with moral dilemmas caused by religiously selective admissions policies

November 21, 2018
Faith school sponsors not dealing with moral dilemmas caused by religiously selective admissions policies

The Accord Coalition has claimed that the perceived prestige of religiously selective schools means faith school sponsors are not taking steps to make the schools more inclusive.

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Accord accuses Government of helping sow seeds of division

November 15, 2018
Accord accuses Government of helping sow seeds of division

The Accord Coalition has publicly urged local authorities in England to reject proposals for new religiously discriminatory voluntary aided schools following publication today of new Government guidance for groups wishing to open voluntary aided schools.

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