03 May 2015

Headteachers 'receiving threats' when teaching values against homophobia

Schools in Birmingham are dealing with a renewed campaign of intimidation following the Trojan Horse scandal, including death threats and dismembered dead dogs and cats hanging from their railings, a headteacher claimed.

The threats - some posted on social media sites - have emerged in areas where the Muslim population is high and in response to heads teaching about gay relationships in their schools.

These incidents illustrate how issues around Trojan Horse have not gone away as headteachers raised concerns that no school governor implicated in the affair that saw hardline Muslims infiltrate schools in Birmingham last year has been investigated or banned.

Addressing an annual NAHT Union conference in Liverpool, heads claimed there has been. Fresh campaign of intimidation against them and called for a database of individuals who are taken out governing bodies. [The Telegraph] Read more