1 Jun '14

News Six Birmingham schools face censure by Ofsted after Trojan Horse inquiry

Six of the 21 schools investigated are expected to be rated as inadequate and placed in special measuresThe chief inspector of schools, Sir Michael Wilshaw, is to censure half a dozen schools in Birmingham for failing to prepare pupils "for life in modern Britain", when Ofsted publishes the results of its investigations into the Trojan Horse affair, in which it was alleged there was an Islamist plot to subvert schools in the city.The tranche of reports on 21 state schools, which could be published as early as this week, say there was scant evidence of religious extremism on a daily basis in classrooms, with most criticism reserved for school management and cases of overbearing behaviour by school governors. Continue reading...

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