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Gove adviser 'attended key Trojan Horse meeting' in 2010

Michael Gove's adviser attended a meeting in 2010 where concerns about an alleged plot by Muslim hardliners to takeover some Birmingham schools were raised, the Independent says. Mr Gove said he was unaware of his department's Trojan Horse warnings.

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School placed in 'special measures' rejects findings

A Birmingham school placed into "special measures" following Ofsted's "Trojan Horse" probe has rejected the regulator's findings.

Lee Donaghey, assistant principal at Park View School, told a news conference: "It is simply not true that the school does not do enough to protect our pupils from the risks of extremism.

Lee Donaghey, assistant principal at Park View School. Credit: Pool

"It is also simply not true that pupils at this school are isolated from British society.

"This is a normal state school, like thousands of others across Britain - 98% of our pupils just happen to be Muslim".

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