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DfE pulls plug on new voluntary-aided secondary over ‘lack of need’

One of only three proposed new voluntary-aided schools approved for government set-up cash has been cancelled because of a...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
News

Gibb slams Catholic RSE resources in rape culture clampdown

A minister has slammed Catholic RSE materials portraying women as “receivers” in sexual relationships, just a few months after...

Tom Belger
Tom Belger
News

Where are new Catholic schools most likely to open?

New Catholic schools are most likely to open in London and the east of England if the cap on...

Jess Staufenberg
Jess Staufenberg
Opinion

Schools mustn’t stop teaching other religions

With talk in the air that the new education secretary will deregulate faith schools, Charlotte Avery makes her plea...

Expert Contributor
Expert Contributor
Opinion

Hijabs are none of Ofsted’s business

Schools should be safe spaces – allowing outside authority figures to probe young girls’ choice of religious expression is...

Zubeda Limbada
Zubeda Limbada
News

Fact Check: Is Brent Council the ‘first’ to allow multi-belief assemblies?

Several national newspapers this week reported Brent Council as the first in Britain to allow multi-belief school assemblies in...

Jess Staufenberg
Jess Staufenberg