Primary Education News

29 Oct '14

News Ofsted downgrades Jewish school for failing new Trojan horse regulations

The Beis Yaakov orthodox Jewish academy placed into special measures following no-notice inspection by officialsA high-profile Jewish school has fallen foul of government regulations on British values and tolerance introduced in the wake of the Trojan horse affair in Birmingham, raising fears among the community that Jewish schools are being harshly treated.The Beis Yaakov secondary school for girls in Salford is the latest faith school to be punished by Ofsted inspectors for failing new rules intended to tackle allegations of Islamic influence in Birmingham. Following a no-notice inspection, Ofsted downgraded the orthodox Jewish academy from good to inadequate its lowest rating and placed the school into special measures. Continue reading...

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