Faith schools

Church school critics ought to be consistent on selective education

4 March 2018 14:58

This week my daughter, 11, got the equivalent of a whopping scratch card win in the lottery of life; she…

Faith schools are more diverse than their critics make out

19 January 2018 13:48

Ever willing to exploit my children, I asked them yesterday just how many actual English children there were in their…

The knives are out for Christian faith schools

28 July 2017 15:27

Today’s Holy Smoke podcast responds to rumours that the Government is planning to betray parents who want to send their children to faith…

Coffee House shots: Is Theresa May right to expand grammar schools?

9 September 2016 14:28

With her first major speech since standing on the steps of No. 10, Theresa May has set out plans to radically…

Faith schools are now under attack from the interfaith community

7 December 2015 14:22

It’s depressing to read of yet another attack on faith schools in today’s papers, this time from a self-appointed ‘Commission’…

Britain needs ‘Church schools’ and ‘faith schools’

10 June 2014 17:52

Following Freddy Gray’s piece yesterday about the pundits’ efforts to exploit the ‘Trojan Horse’ affair in order discredit ‘faith’ schools,…

I dread the thought of my children being taught ‘British values’

10 June 2014 10:44

I’ve been off the past week poncing around Rome in a frilly shirt, and so am naturally gloomy about coming…

Can we stop pretending faith schools are the problem?

9 June 2014 17:23

Liberal secularists don’t like faith schools. Obviously. When confronted with stories of Islamists overtaking state schools in Birmingham, they have…

How to prevent schools from being hijacked by extremists

21 November 2010 16:52

The coalition plan to let parents, teachers and voluntary groups set up schools and be paid by the state for…