Religious groups today join with secular campaigners to demand that ministers ban faith schools from excluding pupils because of their beliefs – and make it illegal for them to refuse to employ staff from other religions.
Islamist school scandal: Head teachers have fears religious leaders are influencing schools across country
Head teachers have voiced “serious concerns” over the way in which at least six Birmingham schools have been apparently been put under pressure by hardline Islamicists.
Leaders of England’s sixth-form colleges are dismayed by Government plans to spend £45m on a free school for 500 A-level students, as revealed by The Independent last week.
‘Sheer scale of prescription’ under Michael Gove’s planned new curriculum will turn pupils off science lessons, warn business leaders
Business leaders have thrown their weight behind critics of Education Secretary Michael Gove’s planned new curriculum by warning the “sheer scale of prescription” will turn pupils off science lessons.
The number of headteachers being sacked is rising as “football manager syndrome” invades schools, according to figures published today.