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Call to end unfair faith school admission arrangements on primary school national offer day

April 17, 2015
Call to end unfair faith school admission arrangements on primary school national offer day

This week many tens of thousands of children throughout England and Wales will have lost out on a preferred primary school place on account of the beliefs of their family, as those starting primary school this September are notified of the schools place that has been allocated for them.

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2015 Inclusivity Award winners announced

April 10, 2015
2015 Inclusivity Award winners announced

A non-religiously selective faith ethos school has won first place in this year's Accord Inclusivity Award, showing that schools can maintain a religious character while providing an open curriculum and refraining from any religiously discriminatory practices.

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Public call for end to selection of pupils by faith at Church of England Schools

April 2, 2015

20 members of the Church of England have issued an open letter urging that the Church changes its pupil admissions guidance so that all its schools move towards operating open and non-religiously selective admission arrangements.

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Accord contributes to school admissions symposium

March 27, 2015

The Accord Coalition has contributed to a new book exploring debates around pupil admission policies, published by the think tank Civitas.

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Faith based prejudice and discrimination at British schools highlighted

March 20, 2015
Faith based prejudice and discrimination at British schools highlighted

The EHRC has revealed a wide range of problems with the way matters of religion and belief are negotiated in British schools following publication of findings from its public consultation into how the laws around religion and belief are working.

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