MEDIA – Christians in Education


After the Trojan horse schools, ‘people are looking to the future, not the past’ The Guardian: 24 March 2015

MPs mark down Ofsted on response to Trojan Horse school allegations The Guardian: 17 March 2015

Headteacher: Trojan Horse internal review ‘farcical’ BBC: 17 January 2015

‘Trojan Horse review’: DfE ‘lacked inquistiveness’ BBC: 16 January 2015

After Trojan Horse, we are still at risk from segregation and intolerance  The Guardian: 6 January 2015

Faith schools don’t teach religious extremism, they help to stamp it out The Independent 10 June 2014

How will government shut out the Trojan Horse? BBC: 10 June 2014

Trojan Horse: Concerns show case for snap inspections BBC: 10 June 2014

How do you define Islamic extremism? BBC: 10 June 2014

Trojan Horse: Ofsted says schools were targeted BBC: 9 June 2014

What is the fall out from the Trojan Horse? BBC: 9 June 2014

Trojan Horse scandal –extreme or diverse? BBC: 9 June 2014

We can’t avoid the threat of Islamism The Telegraph 8 June 2014


Extremists are setting up anti-British schools The Telegraph: 12 April 2015

Teachers ‘fear extremism debates in class  BBC: 6 April 2015

Teachers urged to disengage from promotion of British values The Guardian: 30 March 2015

The majority of voters doubt that Islam is compatible with British values The Telegraph: 30 March 2015

Pictures of Queen and double decker buses used to show British values, says Hunt TES: 28 February 2015

It’s ludicrous to accuse inspectors of a witch hunt against faith schools The Independent 5 February 2015

What private schools think about teaching British values The Guardian 3 February 2015

Real British values are ‘drunkenness and self loathing’, David Starkey says The Telegraph: 29 January 2015

Schools watchdog chief denies Ofsted has anti-Christian agenda The Guardian 28 January 2015

British lessons in primary schools will protect UK from terrorism, says Nicky Morgan The Telegraph 27 January 2015

Eric Pickles’ letter to Muslim leaders The Independent: 19 January 2015

Muslim Council of Britain reply to Eric Pickles BuzzFeed: 19 January 2015

David Cameron defends letter to Islamic leaders BBC: 19 January 2015

Gove was right to insist on British values in schools  The Telegraph: 12 January 2015

MPs back report’s call for greater religious literacy  Lapido Media: 5 January 2015

Anti-terror plan to spy on toddlers ‘is heavy handed’ The Telegraph: 4 January 2015

Teaching British values proves that schools are about more than exams The Guardian: 9 December 2014

Dear Ms Morgan: how do faith schools tackle the problem of separate lives? The Guardian: 2 December 2014

Promoting British values: a job for schools or parents? The Guardian: 30 November 2014

‘Teach children to love thy neighbour ‘ says Church of England Express: 14 November 2014

Church sounds alarm over rules that force schools to teach British values The Times: 14 November 2014

British values teaching plans are too narrow, says Church The Independent: 13 November 2014

British values drive in schools undermines Christianity, says Church Daily Mail: 13 November 2104

Church alarm at danger of Government’s British values test in wake of Trojan Horse row  The Telegraph: 13 November 2014

All faith schools must actively promote British values says education secretary The Guardian: 2 November 2014

 Danger of extremism in UK nurseries, warns Education Secretary  Society: 8 August 2014

Ten core values of the British identity The Telegraph: 27 July 2014

Faith in God is a virulent infection, columnist claims Charisma News:  23 July 2014

Dear Mr Gove: what’s so British about your British values?  The Guardian: 1 July 2014

David Cameron pledges lesson on Magna Carta as he seeks to push British values The Independent: 15 June 2014

Be more British Cameron tells UK Muslims: PM issues powerful new pledge to combat extremism Daily Mail: 15 June 1014

Trojan Horse row: British values appeal overwhelming, says PM BBC: 10 June 2014

Promoting British values in schools BBC: 10 June 2014


Ofsted accused of whitewashing enquiry into Christian schools’ British values complaint The Telegraph: 5 May 2015

Faith schools ‘damaged by British values curriculum’ says MP The Telegraph: 12 March 2015 Debate transcript Hansard: 12 March 2015

Ofsted slams yet another Christian school: contact your MP today Grassroots Conservatives: 15 January 2015

Ofsted Trojan Horse inspectors ‘asked 10-year-olds what do lesbians do?’ The Telegraph: 13 January 2015

Ofsted confusion over British values Catholic Education Service: 15 December 2014

Catholics demand apology after Ofsted make ‘unsubstantiated’ extremism claim against school The Telegraph: 15 December 2014

Has the Chief Inspector of Schools really gone rogue? The Spectator: 13 December 2014

Ofsted’s chief inspector is not in a position to play God TES: 10 December 2013

Warning over extremism in schools (Bridge Inspectorate) Mail Online: 28 November 2014

Inspections reveal Ofsted’s approach to British values in wake of Trojan Horse  Schools Week: 27 November 2014

Ofsted backs  away from British values claims in Suffolk school row  The Guardian: 14 November 2014

Ofsted reports on 21 Birmingham schools full list BBC: 9 June 2014

Ofsted downgrades Jewish school for failing new Trojan Horse regulations The Guardian: 29 October 2014

Ofsted should inspect religious teaching in faith schools, says Tristram Hunt The Guardian: 29 October 2014

Christian school claims it faces closure Daily Mail: 25 October 2014

Trojan Horse rules stopping us being a Christian school, governors warn The Telegraph: 25 October 2014

Ofsted abandons inspection of Luton school after homosexuality row The Guardian: 15 May 2014