Government urged not to open Pandora’s box of increased faith school discrimination

September 11, 2019
Government urged not to open Pandora’s box of increased faith school discrimination

The Education Secretary has indicated he may scrap the Government's 50% religious discrimination in admissions cap at faith faith schools. In response the Accord Coalition has warned the Government not to overlook the damaging social and political costs that would be incurred from any such move.

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Schools research databank updated

September 7, 2019
Schools research databank updated

New pieces of research have been added today to Accord's free to access databank regarding the role of religion and belief in schools.

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Accord urges vigilance over anti-sex education campaign tactics

August 31, 2019
Accord urges vigilance over anti-sex education campaign tactics

A campaign group opposed to sex education has been found distributing leaflets in East London which make inciteful and erroneous claims about Relationships and Sex Education.

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Religious Education crisis worsens as less than half of English secondary schools provide the subject at GCSE

August 22, 2019
Religious Education crisis worsens as less than half of English secondary schools provide the subject at GCSE

A new report by academics at Liverpool Hope University has found that only 39% of secondary schools in England provided RE at GCSE last year, a decrease of 13% from the year before.

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Winners of the 2019 Accord Inclusivity Award announced

August 16, 2019
Winners of the 2019 Accord Inclusivity Award announced

The Waterhead Academy in Oldham has won the annual Accord Inclusive Schools Award for its ambitious contribution towards healing divides and strengthening bonds in its town, which suffered from race riots in the summer of 2001.

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