The Trojan Horse Scandal (operation trojan horse)

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Organised attempt by a islamist group trying to introuduce islamist and salafasit ethos into schools in Birmingham. 

The name is based on the greek legend, a letter was leaked in march 2014 alleged to be Birmingham islamists whe detailed how to take control of schools and speculating about expanding to other cities.  They then found mopre alegations dating back by 20 years. 

"Islamisation" of secular state schools. 

Ofsted chief Sir Michael Wilshaw accused Birmingham City Council of a "serious failure" in supporting schools in protecting children from extremism 

The report found that senior council officials and elected members were apparently aware of these issues, but dealt with them on a case-by-case basis rather than making "any serious attempt to see if there was a pattern though it is not clear whether this was due to "community cohesion 

Michael Gove, the Education Secretary, announced that all schools in the country will have to promote "British values" of tolerance and fairness and said that teachers will be banned from the profession if they allow extremists into schools 

 Its author described the plan as "totally invisible to the naked eye and [allowing] us to operate under the radar" 

Although the school describes itself as "multi-faith", there are claims that the Islamic call to prayer is broadcast to the entire school  Park View Headteacher Lindsey Clark told inspectors that her role had been marginalised and that major decisions were being made by governor Tahir Alam and a small group of "hardliners". A senior teacher told inspectors that the solution to all problems would be a global Caliphate under Sharia law

  "taken over by a Muslim sect" in 1993. He claims he was pressured to ban sex education and the teaching of non-Muslim religions, and was dismissed in 2003 after he told prospective teachers to question the governors.  boys-only school trips.

He said that the overview report on the matter could trigger “some kind of bloody firestorm” and “may well lead to significant structural proposals” for the city counci

international movement to increase the role of Islam in education"

An investigation ordered by the government found a "sustained, co-ordinated agenda to impose segregationist attitudes and practices of a hardline, politicised strain of Sunni Islam   nor any "evidence of terrorism, radicalisation or violent extremism in the schools of concern in Birmingham," but said that there was "evidence that there are a number of people, associated with each other and in positions of


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