Sex and Relationships Education guidance must be followed by Government action

February 28, 2014

Accord has called on the Government to ensure religious perspectives are not allowed to trump the need for Sex and Relationships Education in schools to be balanced and challenge transphobia and homophobia.

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Churches urged to help the hungry by stopping the exclusion of children entitled to Free School Meals

February 21, 2014

Faith school campaigners have appealed to the Roman Catholic Church in England and Wales and the Church of England to issue guidance for its schools to not select pupils by faith to ensure they better serve children from deprived backgrounds.

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Accord urges safeguards rethink as political leaders hint at new approaches

February 7, 2014

Accord has reaffirmed its call for greater safeguards to ensure that schools do not operate in narrow and exclusive ways after a week when politicians from the largest three Parties at Westminster have signalled a reconsideration of aspects of the current direction in education policy.

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2014 Accord Inclusivity Award winners announced

January 30, 2014

The winner of this year’s Accord Inclusivity Award has pioneered an approach to RE which improve pupils understanding of the nature of faith and belief as a real life experience

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Groundbreaking call to make school assemblies inclusive

January 27, 2014
Groundbreaking call to make school assemblies inclusive

The Church of Scotland and the Humanist Society of Scotland have issued an historic joint call for the law requiring Religious Observance in Scottish schools to be replaced with a ‘Time for Reflection’ to make school assemblies ‘more inclusive and clearly not gatherings where one faith or belief system is promoted over another’.

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