Compulsory worship in schools considered inappropriate by most Britons

August 9, 2019

The Accord Coalition has urged that the laws demanding daily worship in all state schools should be repealed and replaced following publication of a new survey of the British public which finds acts of worship are viewed as the least appropriate activity for school assemblies.

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High Court to consider Collective Worship legal challenge

August 2, 2019
High Court to consider Collective Worship legal challenge

Accord has offered its moral support to two non-religious parents who are taking a legal challenge objecting to the extent of Christian activities and poor alternative provision to daily Christian worship in their child's community school, which is run by a CofE academy trust.

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Threats to LGBT inclusivity in schools spread

July 26, 2019
Threats to LGBT inclusivity in schools spread

Orchestrated opposition to LGBT inclusion in schools is spreading, increasing the need for clear intervention from Government.

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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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