Peers support end of compulsory worship at non-faith schools

September 13, 2021
Peers support end of compulsory worship at non-faith schools

A Private Members Bill seeking to replace the laws demanding daily worship in community schools, with instead a requirement for religiously inclusive assemblies, has passed its House of Lords second reading.

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Accord urges fundamental rebalancing between the rights of religious organisations and children in their care

September 2, 2021
Accord urges fundamental rebalancing between the rights of religious organisations and children in their care

The Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse has today published damning findings of its investigation into the child protection practices and procedures of religious institutions in England and Wales.

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Northern Irish public want end to religiously divided school system

August 17, 2021
Northern Irish public want end to religiously divided school system

An overwhelming majority of the Northern Irish public support having a religiously integrated school system newly published survey findings reveal.

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MPs add pressure on Government to implement register of home educated children

August 4, 2021
MPs add pressure on Government to implement register of home educated children

The House of Commons Education Select Committee has described Government proposals for the compulsory registration of home educated children as ‘absolutely necessary’ and for it to be implemented ‘as soon as possible’.

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Book advocating execution of gay people found in school library

July 22, 2021
Book advocating execution of gay people found in school library

Ofsted has admonished a private faith school for stocking a library book that advocated killing people for sexual behaviour with members of the same sex.

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