20 Nov '14

News Church of England school taken aback by Ofsted rating amid extremism row

Sir John Cass secondary praised by teachers as school downgraded on safeguarding issuesThe head teacher of the Church of England school in east London at the centre of a fresh controversy over alleged Islamic extremism, has expressed surprise at the Ofsted inspection findings that sent his school into special measures.The Sir John Cass Foundation and Red Coat Church of England secondary, and a group of independent Muslim faith schools in Tower Hamlets, will be criticised by Ofsted over safeguarding concerns, following snap visits by the schools inspectorate in the wake of the “Trojan horse” affair in Birmingham. Continue reading...

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