Faith schools again found to ethnically and socio-economically segregate

March 23, 2017
Faith schools again found to ethnically and socio-economically segregate

A new study has found that faith schools continue to be a major source of socio-economic and ethnic division in England's state funded school system.

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MPs approve compulsory sex education in schools

March 17, 2017
MPs approve compulsory sex education in schools

The House of Commons has passed two Government amendments to the Children and Social Work Bill which will require all secondary school pupils in England to be taught sex education.

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Religiously selective faith schools again found to disadvantage the poor

March 10, 2017
Religiously selective faith schools again found to disadvantage the poor

A new study from the national education charity, the Sutton Trust, has highlighted the link between faith schools achieving good exam results and those same schools operating religiously selective admission arrangements that disadvantage children from poor families.

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2017 Accord Inclusivity Award winners announced

February 28, 2017
2017 Accord Inclusivity Award winners announced

Four of England and Wales's Standing Advisory Councils for Religious Education have been recognised for their contribution to religious inclusivity and understanding.

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Accord urges Church of England to remove self-erected barriers to its schools

February 24, 2017

The Accord Coalition has urged Church of England officials to show greater leadership in steering its schools away from selecting pupils on religious grounds.

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