Derby free school 'in chaos'

An urgent investigation into a controversial Muslim free school in Derby is expected to condemn it as "dysfunctional" and call for it to be placed into special measures. "The school is in chaos," the report says.

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Parents warned report 'does not make pleasant reading'

Parents with children at the Al-Madinah school in Derby have been sent a copy of the Ofsted report with a letter from the headteacher.

A copy of the letter sent to parents with a copy of the Ofsted report Credit: ITV News/Matt Brindley

The letter concedes that the report "does not make pleasant reading" but vows to "use it to make dramatic improvements".

It also says that the report "confirms what we already know, that we are on a journey, to build a school in community that we can all be proud of".

It invites parents to a meeting to discuss the findings.

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