New study urges reform of faith schools to better serve individual pupils and society

October 11, 2018
New study urges reform of faith schools to better serve individual pupils and society

A new investigation has concluded the legal and policy framework around faith schools in England is overly deferential towards parental choice and gives too little consideration to the interests of individual pupils and wider society

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School admits discriminating against a Rastafarian child

October 4, 2018
School admits discriminating against a Rastafarian child

A Church of England school in central London has agreed it religiously discriminated against a Rastafarian child after having been taken to court by the family.

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Accord urges Labour to include faith school admissions in its vision for education

September 25, 2018
Accord urges Labour to include faith school admissions in its vision for education

Accord has urged the Labour Party to match its inclusive ambitions for England's school system with policies that will best achieve these aims.

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Holy Sh!t – Theatreland endorses Accord’s campaign

September 20, 2018
Holy Sh!t – Theatreland endorses Accord’s campaign

A new play highlights the ethical challenge religiously selective admission arrangements present to many families.

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Religiously selective admission policies found to be major source of school cheating

September 13, 2018
Religiously selective admission policies found to be major source of school cheating

A new report has found parents attending religious services to be the most common 'ethically dubious' strategy employed by families in England to secure admission to a preferred school.

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