In a high-profile ruling, the High Court has rejected a legal challenge to a school prayer ban. Philip Wood explains why – Local Government Lawyer

Posted May 14th, 2024 in equality, human rights, news, religious discrimination, school children by tracey

‘The High Court has dismissed a challenge from a pupil at the Michaela Community School, a secondary school in Wembley, London, who argued that a ban on prayer in the school was a breach of the Equality Act as well as her Human Rights. There was also a related challenge to two suspensions that the pupil had received on the basis that they were not procedurally fair.’

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Local Government Lawyer, 10th May 2024