Faith schools

Consider these quotes from this recent Guardian article . The system is now pushing schools and their heads to prioritise “the interests of the... Read more
This year marks a signifi cant anniversary in the history of education policy in this country. Thirty years ago this summer the Great Education... Read more
Former Education Secretary Justine Greening has been speaking at the Sutton Trust . Former Education Secretary Justine Greening’s powerful words [... Read more
Yesterday I used the Department for Education schools database, Edubase, to check details of some academies which had changed hands. Today I tried to... Read more
This is the latest example from a BBC report of 3 August. “The very poorest children in England have fallen even further behind their non-... Read more
According to press reports this weekend Prime Minister David Cameron and his wife Samantha are considering sending their son to a private London day... Read more
Imagine a world where only the victims of a crime could complain to the police and where witnesses to a crime would be banned from reporting the... Read more
Thank you, I am delighted to be here. This book is a truly collaborative effort, a distillation of the thinking and writing of the four founders of... Read more
The launch last week of LSN’s first book The Truth About Our Schools at Goldsmiths, University of London, covered in detail here , provided a good... Read more
No sooner had David Cameron finished delivering his landmark speech on extremism which stressed the need for British citizens to better integrate,... Read more
This essay in the Guardian Teacher Network of 8 November raises fundamental issues about the role of faith schools in the education system. It shows... Read more
It’s been widely reported that the daughter of education secretary Michael Gove has been offered a place at the Grey Coat Hospital School for girls,... Read more
The Fair Admission Campaign , which wants every state-funded school to be open equally to all children irrespective of faith, has today launched an... Read more
I am strongly against faith organisations having control of state-funded schools, and should like to know where you stand on this issue. Last Friday... Read more
When primary school places were allocated in England last week, around sixty thousand families missed out on their first choice of school. For some... Read more
"You can only love your neighbour if you know your neighbour in person", Rabbi Dr Romain, told Synod at the start of a debate about the dangers of... Read more