Concerned parents hold meeting to discuss Al-Madinah

Parents of pupils at the much-criticised Al-Madinah free school in Derby will hold a public meeting tonight to discuss their concerns.

Trustees, governors and parents will meet at the Indian Community Centre at 6pm.

The Al-Madinah free school in Derby
The Al-Madinah free school in Derby Credit: Rui Vieira/PA

It comes after the chair of governors stood down amid a storm of criticism of teaching practices, including an Ofsted report labelling the school "dysfunctional".

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Public meeting over Al-Madinah

Concerned parents have attended a public meeting to discuss problems at the Al-Madinah free school in Derby. It comes after the top governor stood down amid a storm of criticism, including an Ofsted report calling the school 'dysfunctional'.