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Church schools to be 'fair' to non-believers


The Church of England says it wants to change its rules on offering places in its schools after reports that many parents pretend to be practising Anglicans to get their children into Church-run establishments.

The Reverend George Curry, a vicar and governor at Newcastle's St Paul's Primary School, looks at why people go so far.

And the Bishop of Oxford, John Pritchard, who chairs its board of education, explains his view that schools should end the bias towards children from religious homes.

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