Prime Minister highlights impact on cohesion from ethnic segregation in school system

July 23, 2015
Prime Minister highlights impact on cohesion from ethnic segregation in school system

Accord has urged the Government to extend the 50% religious selection in admissions cap to all existing faith schools following the Prime Minister observing the positive impact of ethnic diversity in schools upon community cohesion.

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Church of England Dioceses that encourage their schools to not select pupils by faith

July 21, 2015
Church of England Dioceses that encourage their schools to not select pupils by faith

Findings from Accord reveal that a group of Church of England Dioceses have embraced calls for change from Anglican clergy who have recommended that their schools move away from selecting any pupils by faith.

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Accord backs compulsory Sex and Relationships Education in schools

July 15, 2015

Accord has welcomed the cross-party support for a Private Member's Bill seeking to require state funded schools to provide Sex and Relationship Education.

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Ethnic ghettoisation of English schools revealed

July 6, 2015

A new studyhas revealed that schools in England are not keeping pace with the changing ethnic profile of society and are a major source of segregation.

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Charedi schools highlight weakness in faith school inspections

July 2, 2015
Charedi schools highlight weakness in faith school inspections

New research highlights the conflict of interest of state funded faith schools being able to choose who inspects their provision of Religious Education and Collective Worship.

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