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Call for wider access to Faith Schools

Call for wider access to Faith Schools

by Mary Brown The Bishop of Oxford solicited widespread and varied reactions when on Good Friday the TES published an article in which he expressed his desire to see the number of places reserved for children from church-going families in Church of England Schools limited to 10%. Some, especially secularists, saw this as a positive […]

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New Academies, New Opportunities: An Assessment of Conservative Party Education Policy by Guy Brandon & John Hayward

New Academies, New Opportunities: An Assessment of Conservative Party Education Policy by Guy Brandon & John Hayward

  This report responds to the Conservative Party’s draft education policy. It begins by summarising the most important points of the policy and offers an overview of some of the major Christian principles of education. It then looks at the policy implications and how parents and other interested parties might help found and shape the […]

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International Primary Curriculum

International Primary Curriculum

by John Hayward Following yesterday’s publication of Sir Jim Rose’s Independent Review of the Primary Curriculum, last night I was at a governors’ meeting discussing the possible introduction of the International Primary Curriculum (IPC) to my children’s primary school in September. The IPC is a topic-based curriculum that focuses on a combination of academic, personal, […]

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