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19 Nov '14

News Schools accused of failing to protect children from extremism

Ofsted chief Sir Michael Wilshaw is to say seven schools in Tower Hamlets must take more action to protect studentsAn outstanding state secondary school and a group of independent Muslim faith schools in London’s east end are to be criticised for safeguarding failures and branded as inadequate after Ofsted inspectors raised a string of concerns over protecting pupils from extremism, the Guardian has learned.Among the issues highlighted were sixth formers at one school posting links to Islamist extremist matter via a Facebook page claiming to be associated with the school, and separate entrances for boys and girls at the same school. Continue reading...

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