high-school-gymA Christian school has been told by inspectors that it will be downgraded because it didn’t invite a representative from another faith group, such as an imam, to lead school assemblies. The independent school in the Home Counties was told that it breached new rules which require the promotion “British values”. The policy was introduced in the wake of the “Trojan Horse” schools scandal in Birmingham. Along with a number of other cases involving schools with a religious ethos, this latest case has prompted criticisms that the rules are having unintended consequences. It is understood that Ofsted inspectors informed the head of the small Christian school that it would be downgraded from “good” to “adequate” for failing to “actively promote” harmony between different groups. This is because the school had not invited in representatives from other religions to lead collective worship. More