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May denies breaking Ministerial Code over Gove letter

Home Secretary Theresa May has denied Labour allegations that she broke the Ministerial Code by authorising the publication of a private letter to Michael Gove about alleged extremism in some Birmingham schools.

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Ofsted strongly criticises 'Trojan Horse' probe school

ITV News has seen an Ofsted report that strongly criticises the governance of one of the Academy schools at the centre of the 'Trojan Horse' investigation into possible links with hard-line Islamists.

Golden Hillock has come in for strong criticism from the schools regulator. Credit: Joe Giddens/PA Wire

The says measures to keep students safe are "inadequate", while the school's equalities policy was deemed "not fit for purpose".

The regulator also warns that "leaders and governors are not doing enough to mitigate against cultural isolation", while female staff complained about feeling "intimidated" by male colleagues,

Some of the key points raised in the report:

The Ofsted report highlighted numerous problems at Golden Hillock. Credit: Ofsted

These concerns, along with several problems with the teaching and curriculum, have led to the school being placed in 'special measures' by the regulator,

This means the school has to follow an action plan to improve its performance or risks being closed down.

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