Primary Education News

9 Jun '14

News Parents at 'Trojan horse' schools fear row's effect on their children's lives

Parents of pupils at Birmingham's Park View and Oldknow schools say 'We're worried it's going to blight their lives'In their smart blazers and ties, the pupils of Oldknow academy in Small Heath were getting on with lessons as usual. Boys and girls sat side by side in their neat classrooms, impeccably well-behaved and apparently content.But at the school gates, parents were worried that the Trojan horse row would shadow the youngsters for the rest of their lives. "If you google Oldknow now you see Trojan horse and extremist plots," said Naeem Yousef. "We're worried it's going to blight their lives. College admissions tutors, employers will look at that and wonder about our children." Continue reading...

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