Accord challenges Government to support LGBT visibility in independent schools

July 17, 2019

The Government has been urged to offer its support for an Ofsted finding that an independent faith school is failing the statutory Independent School Standards Regulations for refusing to teach Year 7 pupils about LGBT people.

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Civic leaders call for Government action in support of LGBT inclusion in schools

July 14, 2019

A diverse group of 78 civic leaders have signed an open letter urging the Education Secretary to provide much greater "moral and regulatory support" for schools promoting acceptance towards LGBT people.

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Catholic school seeks to become the first in Northern Ireland to turn into an integrated school

July 13, 2019

A primary school is seeking to become the first Catholic school in Northern Ireland to transfer into becoming an integrated school, which would provide a further boost to the province's growing integrated school sector.

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Pupils being withdrawn from RE to avoid being taught about Islam

July 5, 2019
Pupils being withdrawn from RE to avoid being taught about Islam

New research has revealed that more than two in five school leaders and Religious Education teachers have received requests for students to be withdrawn from teaching about a particular religion in RE.

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Anderton Park MP attacks school in the Commons

June 26, 2019
Anderton Park MP attacks school in the Commons

The school at the centre of the most intense protests this year for promoting acceptance of LGBT people has been attacked in the House of Commons by its local MP, Roger Godsiff.

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