29 September 2016

Fury at Muslim school's bid to censor highly-critical Ofsted report: Backlash over judge's decision to allow institution to not be named

A judge has provoked a backlash after refusing to name a strict Islamic school which is trying to quash a highly critical Ofsted report.

The school is mounting a challenge in the High Court after inspectors rated it 'inadequate' and said its gender segregation policy made girls feel inferior.

The case is of huge importance to parents and the wider community, but Mr Justice Stuart-Smith banned media from naming the school, which is known only as School X.

He said identification would be likely 'to generate a media storm and tensions and fears for parents and the local community'. [Daily Mail] Read more