Published September 15, 2008
by RoutledgeFalmer .
Written in English
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|Number of Pages||144|
The impact of faith schools on the performance and progress of their pupils has been studied using data from the National Pupil Database (NPD). The value-added analysis was carried out using multilevel modelling, controlling for prior attainment as well as a range of background variables, including ethnicity, sex, eligibility for free school meals (FSM), alternative measures of deprivation Cited by: 5. Book. Full-text available of faith schools and even recognition of the value of faith schools: faith schools provide a choice of state-funded schooling that is offered to citizens and tax. Parents often choose faith schools because of their clear values, but it is not necessarily clear what this term means or how far the provision in faith schools is distinctive. This chapter explores key concepts and argues that values and values education represent both a major strength in and a major challenge to faith by: 4. Leading a Faith School is a timely new book written especially for headteachers and senior leaders of schools with a religious character.. Leading a faith school is a challenge, even when you share that faith. Because of the increasingly politicised ‘faith schools debate’, you are automatically in a position of controversy, fielding arguments such as.
The analysis confirmed that all faith schools, in particular, Roman Catholic and Church of England schools, made slightly more progress with their pupils than non‐faith schools. It also showed. characteristics of pupils in faith schools, including levels of deprivation and special educational needs. This enables us to make an impartial assessment of the impact of faith schools, and therefore judge whether higher performance is due to faith schools being more effective, or whether it is the result of admitting more affluent, high. Faith Primary School. W Welcome Welcome. I am delighted to welcome you to Faith Primary School. We are a Catholic and Church of England school and very proud of our children and the success that the school community has found in working together as a joint denominational school. Students attending a faith-based school will have religion as a foundation for friendship building as soon as they are enrolled. As an extension, you as parents will also have that foundation with fellow parents, oftentimes building treasured friendships among adults and families and forming lifelong bonds.
Until fairly recently the separation of pupils according to religion was felt to be compatible with a comprehensive education. That consensus no longer holds and there is a strong positive lobby either to absorb faith schools altogether within the state system or at least to dilute their membership ensuring they include children from other faiths, or no faith at all. 6 Faith schools also educate a lower proportion of pupils with special educational needs (SEN) ( per cent at Key Stage 2 versus per cent; per cent at Key Stage 4 versus per cent); and Faith schools enrol a larger proportion of high attaining pupils ( per cent at Key Stage 2 versus per cent; per cent at Key Stage 4 versus per cent). Pupil Premium at Faith. We have high aspirations and ambitions for our children and we believe that no child should be left behind. We strongly believe that it is not about where you come from but your passion and thirst for knowledge, and your dedication and commitment to learning that make the difference between success and failure, and we are determined to ensure that our children are. The schools are not named in the book detailing the research, to be published tomorrow, but one was Bishop Bell Church of England school .