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Faith Schools: FAQs

Published Friday, December 20, 2019

This House of Commons Library briefing discusses what makes faith schools in England different. It answers FAQs and provides key statistics.

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The Library regularly receives enquiries from Members relating to faith schools, and the particular arrangements in place relating to them. This note provides answers to some of the most common questions raised, and also some relevant statistical information. It is not intended to be a definitive guide to faith schools, but rather to provide answers to those frequently raised issues. It deals with faith schools in the state-funded sector.

This note relates to England only.

Commons Briefing papers SN06972

Authors: Robert Long; Shadi Danechi

Topic: Schools

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