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Today: Faith school changes entry policy

April 28th, 2015

Episode 315 of 1277 episodes

A Church of England school has decided to stop selecting pupils on the basis of faith after the local vicar got fed up with parents who attended church purely to get their child a place. They are removing the need to attend church as an admission prerequisite in the hope they can give places to a cross section of children living near the school. Caroline Wyatt is the BBC Religious Affairs correspondent and Father Martin Hislop is a vicar at St Luke’s church and school in Kingston Upon Thames.

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