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Meeting Thurs 16 June: Jay Harman of the British Humanist Association on Faith Schools and Fair Admissions

We shall be holding our next meeting on Thursday 16 June at 7.30 pm at the University Centre Shrewsbury, Guildhall, Frankwell Quay, Shrewsbury SY3 8HQ. 222 more words

Queen's Speech 2016: Bishop of Ely responds on academies, RE, universities and skills

On 19th May 2016 the Bishop of Ely, Rt Revd Stephen Conway, spoke in the first day of debate on the Queen’s Speech. He focused his response on the Government’s proposals for academies, universities and further education. 1,569 more words

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BHA: We've launched a new platform for whistleblowers at 'faith' schools #faithschoolsanon

From the British Humanist Association:

We’re very excited to announce Faith Schoolers Anonymous, a new project from our ‘Faith’ Schools Campaigner which helps pupils at ‘faith’ schools share their negative experiences with the world. 206 more words

A Letter From My MP

Some time back, the British Humanist Association and the Fair Admissions Campaign produced a report, since acknowledged by the Department for Education to be true, showing that a huge majority of religiously selective schools in England are breaking the law in their selection process. 1,150 more words

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Is Ofsted scrutinising faith schools properly? - Published in the New Statesman

The recent case of an Orthodox Jewish school that went from Ofsted’s very highest ranking to its lowest within one inspection raises uncomfortable questions.

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