First custodial sentences for running an unregistered school

April 3, 2020
First custodial sentences for running an unregistered school

A trust that operates an independent Islamic primary school and two of the school's managers have been convicted of running an unregistered secondary school at the same premises.

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Research databank updated

March 28, 2020
Research databank updated

The Accord Coalition has updated its freely available databank of research regarding the role of religion and belief in schools

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Council green lights gifting of community school to faith school provider

March 21, 2020
Council green lights gifting of community school to faith school provider

Surrey County Council is to press ahead with plans to close a community infant school and gift the site to the Diocese of Guildford for it to operate a voluntary aided school.

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First fully selective faith school in nearly a decade to be fully state funded

March 9, 2020
First fully selective faith school in nearly a decade to be fully state funded

A move by Peterborough City Council to meet 10% of a new religiously discriminatory faith school’s start-up costs means the school, which is due to be the first state funded school in England in over a decade that can operate a fully discriminatory admissions policy, is set to be entirely funded by the taxpayer.

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Sutton Trust urges simplification of faith school admission policies

February 27, 2020
Sutton Trust urges simplification of faith school admission policies

A new report from The Sutton Trust finds that religiously selective faith schools are often among the most socio-economically divisive schools and has urged their admission policies be simplified.

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