07 February 2014

Muslim Free School In Derby To Be Permanently Closed, Department For Education Announced

A beleaguered Muslim free school which had been accused of enforcing hardline religious practice is to be closed amid concerns over the quality of teaching and curriculum, the Department for Education has announced.

The Al-Madinah secondary free school in Derby had been branded a "minefield" by secular campaigners, who said the system was being "exploited" by religious groups. The primary school will remain open.

[A COMMENT] Now close the rest down and remove religion from schools. religion is for places of worship.End Of.

[ANOTHER COMMENT] All sorts of cults & crank organisations never mind religion can take advantage of this. Religion should be barred from all schools. It is a family and church thing, nothing to do with education. Ethics can be taught without religion. [The Huffington Post UK] Read more