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Author Topic: Sectarian Schools


Alcuin
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Sectarian Schools
on: October 17, 2019, 18:35

https://humanism.org.uk/2019/10/17/provider-of-illegal-school-vows-to-continue-in-spite-of-prosecution/
... Nadia Ali, who was prosecuted for running Ambassadors High in Streatham, told the BBC’s Victoria Derbyshire programme that she intends to continue in spite of Ofsted inspectors discovering extremist materials in the staffroom, including a book that ‘encouraged parents to hit their children if they didn’t pray’ and another saying that ‘a wife had no right to deny her husband’. More generally, they found that there is a severe lack of appropriate safeguarding, putting children at risk of harm, and teachers do not have the ‘skills or the secure subject knowledge to help pupils make good progress’...

In the UK "it's against the law for faith schools to leave places unfilled if there aren't enough pupils of their own faith to fill them. Once you have been accepted as a pupil or student at the school or college, it's against the law for them to discriminate against you because of your religion or belief." [Google search]

Segregating children based on the superstitions of their parents is currently encouraged by UKGov. The RC Church (for one) argues there is nothing sectarian about segregating children based on faith!

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