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New government figures show that faith schools comprise over 2/3 of the schools with top SATS results, though they account for less than 40 per cent of primary schools.
The Accord Coalition has reacted with dismay to news that the government will not consider making Sex and Relationships Education part of the National Curriculum.
The Accord Coalition for inclusive schooling has expressed concern over specific proposals in the Education White Paper, while backing improved standards.
Teaching unions, educationists, religious bodies and humanists have issued a joint call to the government to end compulsory worship in schools.
Some findings from recent polling by YouGov seem to challenge the claim that the religion of a school is a priority for parents when making the choice over where they want their children to be educate
It has emerged that ministers have had numerous meetings with groups that ignore the failures of faith schools with regard to vulnerable children
The Accord Coalition for inclusive schooling has welcomed a new report showing widespread support for Sex and Relationships Education.
The Accord Coalition has criticised schools that have been found to skew pupil admissions rules in favour of middle class families - including some faith schools.
There was a warning today that the non-religious should resist the suggestion that they should set up schools for non-believers under government proposals.
The Accord Coalition for inclusive schooling has challenged the Minister of State for Schools over comments in a speech to Catholic Diocesan Schools’ Commissioners.