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Sir Michael Wilshaw with pupils at St Paul’s Way Trust School in east London (PA)

School inspectors have been accused of heavy-handedly questioning 10-year-olds as part of a ‘witch-hunt’ against traditional values. But this couldn’t be more wrong

St Benedict's Catholic School has been ranked 56th best in England

St Benedict’s Catholic Secondary School in Bury St Edmunds was downgraded amid the controversial ‘British values’ drive

Ofsted chief Sir Michael Wilshaw is a former Catholic school headmaster

I was wrong: Ofsted is a real menace

It was a mistake to think that Ofsted could be relied upon to adopt a sensible approach to promoting British values in schools

Ofsted launched a series of no-notice inspections earlier this year (PA)

CES challenges Ofsted after it accused Suffolk school of failing to teach British values

The school was marked down for failing to have its curriculum on its site

High-achieving school is told its pupils show ‘less awareness of the dangers of extremism’

Catholic schools must be allowed to teach Catholic morals, says Francis Phillips (PA)

OFSTED inspectors are imposing a rigid “Equalities Act” agenda on faith schools

Education Secretary Michael Gove and Home Secretary Theresa May  in the House of Commons on Monday (PA)

What is evident in the Birmingham schools debate is a growing intolerance of the idea of educating children in faith

Nansen primary school is one of five Birmingham schools placed in special measures (CNS)

Catholic Education Service says ‘many people are confusing extremism with religion’