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Lib Dem Spring Conference 2017 - Report

Almost a year on from first joining the Liberal Democrats, this weekend I found myself in York attending my first conference. My thoughts on what was no doubt an overall wonderful experience follow below: 1,049 more words


Breaking News! Sex education to be made compulsory in Secondary Schools.... But not really.

When I watched this video on the Independents website this morning after seeing the headline “Sex education to be made compulsory in all schools in England, government confirms”….I was elated. 459 more words


Green Paper: Schools that work for everyone

I        Preamble

On 12 September, the Government published the Green Paper, Schools that work for everyone, which the Department for Education (DfE) has taken off the website… 3,053 more words


Sunday: interfaith 2017

this morning (sunday 1st), 7.17-7.21am, and 7.41-7.50am, on bbc radio 4
sunday (presented by caroline wyatt) includes …

“A special New Year edition of Sunday looks ahead to some of the issues likely to affect faith communities in 2017.”

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Caroline Spelman MP highlights the role of church schools in promoting excellence and social integration

On 8th November 2016 the House of Commons debated a motion from Labour’s Lisa Nandy MP “That this House notes recent proposals by the Government to expand the role of grammar and faith schools; and calls on the Government to conduct a full assessment of the evidence relating to the effect of grammar schools and faith schools on children’s learning.” The Second Church Estates Commissioner, Rt Hon Dame Caroline Spelman MP, spoke in the debate about the important role of Church of England schools: 2,606 more words


Inclusive Education - Schools without Jews

I have a question? Are our Jewish schools really a response to the sense that we only want our children educated amongst other Jews? That seems to be the reality based on the reacton to the possibility of non-Jews attending new Jewish schools that was… 751 more words


Schools should be inclusive and open to all

If the UK is to be a truly democratic society then the Government must be open to changing its views on particular issues when it is clear that its current policies are against the wishes of the majority of its citizens . 290 more words