Success as faith school opts to keep families together

March 12, 2014
Success as faith school opts to keep families together

Accord has welcomed the decision by a Church of England Primary School in Walton-on-Thames, Surrey, to overturn its proposal to admit children of local worshippers ahead of children with a sibling already at the school.

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Sex and Relationships Education guidance must be followed by Government action

February 28, 2014

Accord has called on the Government to ensure religious perspectives are not allowed to trump the need for Sex and Relationships Education in schools to be balanced and challenge transphobia and homophobia.

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Churches urged to help the hungry by stopping the exclusion of children entitled to Free School Meals

February 21, 2014

Faith school campaigners have appealed to the Roman Catholic Church in England and Wales and the Church of England to issue guidance for its schools to not select pupils by faith to ensure they better serve children from deprived backgrounds.

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Accord urges safeguards rethink as political leaders hint at new approaches

February 7, 2014

Accord has reaffirmed its call for greater safeguards to ensure that schools do not operate in narrow and exclusive ways after a week when politicians from the largest three Parties at Westminster have signalled a reconsideration of aspects of the current direction in education policy.

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2014 Accord Inclusivity Award winners announced

January 30, 2014

A joint winner of this year’s Accord Inclusivity Award has disproved the myth that an inclusive school is one without a religious character, rebuking those who argue that faith schools will lose their character if they opens their doors to the wider community.

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