30 November 2015

Children told that art is 'unislamic', teacher disciplinary panel hears

Pupils were ordered not to take part in art classes at a school implicated in the ‘Trojan Horse’ scandal because it was ‘unislamic’ a hearing was told.

Pupils at Golden Hillock, a school in Sparkbrook implicated in the ‘Trojan Horse’ scandal , were also allegedly made to call out “Allah Akbar”, a professional conduct panel has heard.

Frank Bruce, vice principal of the school since September 2012, alleged at the National College for Teaching & Leadership hearing in Coventry that acting principal Monzoor Hussain called out ‘Takbir’ at the end of a prayer session after which pupils would respond saying “Allah Akbar” three times. [Birmingham Mail] Read more