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Faith Schools

Department for Education written question – answered on 11th December 2017.

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Photo of Bob Blackman Bob Blackman Conservative, Harrow East

What steps she is taking to support the opening of more faith schools.

Photo of Nick Gibb Nick Gibb Minister of State (Education)

Holding answer received on 11 December 2017

I am a strong supporter of Church and faith schools, they are high performing, popular with parents and make an excellent contribution to our education system. Through the free schools programme we have supported the creation of 71 new state-funded Church and faith schools.

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