Posted: Jul 29, 2019 12:30 pm
by Spearthrower ... e-49150103

A couple are taking the Church of England to court over Christian school assemblies which they say are "indoctrinating" their children.

The trust said the school had "acted entirely appropriately".

Trust chief executive Anne Davey said: "It has provided exactly what the law requires, which includes provision for children to be withdrawn if parents so request."

... the children were instead left in a room with a teaching assistant and an iPad.

(The parents) said they were concerned Christian stories were presented as fact, and said visiting church officials expressed "harmful views" to children.

In a statement they said: "We enrolled our children into a state community school - which is meant to have no religious character.

"But over time we noticed harmful aspects of evangelism spreading into assembly and other parts of the school.