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faith school

n
(Education) Brit a school that provides a general education within a framework of a specific religious belief
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A WARREN, Middlesbrough RE "Council axes faith school cash support" (Gazette, 06.
They can apply for assistance if they live between two and 15 miles from their chosen faith school.
BRIAN Nathan-Partridge (Feb 17) made some good points about the location of the latest faith school, but the more important issue is why we have faith schools in the rst place.
The Ombudsman's decision came after one mum complained to her local MP and the watchdog when the council axed her son's free travel to a secondary faith school, where he started in September 2012.
Councils must provide free transport to secondary school pupils who live three or more miles away, but transport to a faith school is discretionary.
Council bosses are currently more flexible when handing out bus passes to faith school pupils because there are fewer such schools to choose from in the city.
Free bus travel for faith school pupils and students over 16 could be axed by Birmingham City Council.
Mrs Cooper, MP for West Lancashire, pointed out that from the new school year next month it will cost parents pounds 380 per pupil per year to send their children to a faith school some distance away.
We provide estimates of the effect of attending a Faith school on educational attainment progress during the Primary education phase in England.
News of the spending comes after the Government's sudden U-turn last week on faith school "outsiders".
Not only would I advise Kirsty Williams to resist such a change in policy I would encourage her to pursue a secular agenda that creates integration and not segregation strongly resisting the powerful faith school lobby.
To send a child to a chosen faith school would cost a parent over PS300 per year per child, in some instances this would be PS1,000 per year each family - some of which are on benefits.