New Education Secretary urged to press ahead with inclusive reforms

January 9, 2018
New Education Secretary urged to press ahead with inclusive reforms

The Accord Coalition for Inclusive Education has urged the new Education Secretary Damian Hinds to implement inclusive reforms and ensure personal interests do not influence his new public duties.

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Children Rights Alliance for England calls upon Government to maintain its 50% discrimination cap at faith schools

January 5, 2018
Children Rights Alliance for England calls upon Government to maintain its 50% discrimination cap at faith schools

The Children Rights Alliance for England has urged the Government to maintain its current cap that limits faith free schools from not religiously discriminating when selecting more than half of their pupils.

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Archbishop of Canterbury urged to follow positive words about religious selection with action

December 22, 2017
Archbishop of Canterbury urged to follow positive words about religious selection with action

The Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, has revealed he opposes schools selecting pupils by faith and wishes Church of England schools to be 'homes and nurseries of integration' and have a 'laser-like focus on the poorest and most deprived'.

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Ofsted warns of growing number of faith schools that undermine shared values

December 14, 2017
Ofsted warns of growing number of faith schools that undermine shared values

Ofsted has found an increasing number of faith schools are spreading beliefs which clash with fundamental British values and Equality Law.

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Government urged to stop state funded schools being used as tools to change public policy

December 6, 2017
Government urged to stop state funded schools being used as tools to change public policy

The Accord Coalition has responded with alarm to reports Catholic Church officials are instructing state funded schools they control to campaign against the Government's policy to limit faith free schools from not religious discriminating when awarding more than half of pupil places.

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