Diocese of Guildford in dispute over plan to use vacant school during pandemic

July 3, 2020
Diocese of Guildford in dispute over plan to use vacant school during pandemic

The Diocese of Guildford is in dispute with the trustees of a closed village school over plans to let nearby schools make use of the vacant site during the COVID 19 epidemic.

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Catholic Education Service attacks provision of inclusive Religious Education

June 26, 2020
Catholic Education Service attacks provision of inclusive Religious Education

The Accord Coalition has urged Catholic education authorities to reconsider their hostility to pluralism in Religious Education (RE), in the interests of boosting social cohesion and enabling RE to adapt and survive as a subject.

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Teach about history of race and Empire to help tackle racial injustice urges Accord

June 12, 2020
Teach about history of race and Empire to help tackle racial injustice urges Accord

The Accord Coalition has added its voice to calls urging schools to teach about the history of racial injustice in Britain and its former Empire, to help combat racism.

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Senior Anglicans frustrated by mixed message about school admissions

May 30, 2020
Senior Anglicans frustrated by mixed message about school admissions

A group of 30 Anglican clergy, theologians and civil rights activists have issued a public letter urging national Church of England officials ‘to abandon admission policies that discriminate against people by faith’ in their schools.

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Welsh Government proposes right to pluralistic Religious Education in faith schools

May 29, 2020
Welsh Government proposes right to pluralistic Religious Education in faith schools

The Welsh Government intends to give parents at faith schools a right to have their child taught RE which is guaranteed to only teach about a range of religions and beliefs and not in accordance with the religious tenets of the school.

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