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Birmingham Islamic faith school guilty of sex discrimination

An Islamic faith school’s policy of segregating boys and girls is unlawful sex discrimination, a court has ruled. The case was heard at the Court of Appeal as Ofsted challenged a High Court ruling clearing the Al-Hijrah school in Birmingham … Continue reading

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Ministers order takeover of Muslim school after it is branded unsafe

The government has ordered the takeover of one of England’s first state-funded Muslim secondary schools, an institution where a child died and offensive books were found in the library. The books stated that a husband can beat his wife and … Continue reading

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School segregation ‘a kind of apartheid’, Appeal Court hears

Segregating boys and girls in a mixed-sex Muslim state school amounts to “a kind of apartheid”, the Court of Appeal heard on Tuesday. In the first case of its kind, Ofsted is challenging a High Court ruling clearing Al-Hijrah school … Continue reading

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