08 May 2014

Governors ‘undermined leaders’ at Bradford school linked to Islam plot

MEMBERS of a governing body which was removed by Bradford Council had been underming school leaders, according to a damning new Ofsted report.

However education bosses in the city have strongly denied that governors were removed from Laisterdyke Business and Enterprise College because of any links to the Trojan Horse plot in Birmingham where it is alleged people have tried to force out staff and “Islamise” schools.

The school has been linked to events in Birmingham by a national newspaper but Bradford Council’s executive member for children’s services Coun Ralph Berry said this was not the case. [Yorkshire Post] Read more