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Ofsted toughens stance on gender segregation

April 29, 2016
Ofsted toughens stance on gender segregation

Ofsted has renewed its commitment to challenge gender segregation within faith schools, but has inadvertently drawn attention to the inconsistent way that religious segregation is tolerated within the state funded school system.

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Call for widespread cap on faith school discrimination by cross-party group of MPs

April 22, 2016
Call for widespread cap on faith school discrimination by cross-party group of MPs

A cross-party group of MPs have tabled an Early Day Motion urging that all state funded faith schools be limited in selecting no more than half of their pupils by faith.

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Sutton Trust report urges limits to religious selection in faith school admissions to help the disadvantaged

April 15, 2016
Sutton Trust report urges limits to religious selection in faith school admissions to help the disadvantaged

A new study commissioned by the education charity, The Sutton Trust, has found that religiously selective faith schools are much more likely to be socio-economically exclusive than other schools.

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Government inaction around unregistered schools exposed

April 6, 2016
Government inaction around unregistered schools exposed

Shocking new findings have revealed that unregistered ultra-Orthodox schools in Hackney, North London, have been operating for many years with the knowledge of a range of government agencies.

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Faith schools set to be entirely state funded due to Academisation

April 1, 2016

Accord has urged for fundamental changes in the relationship between faith school sponsors and wider society due to Government plans to make all schools academies.

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