We Won't Share Doors in Joint Schools Plan, Insist Catholic Chiefs
Byline: GRAHAM GRANT
PLANS for shared faith school campuses in Scotland were thrown into disarray yesterday after Catholic churchmen demanded pupils have separate entrances.
Catholic and other pupils would be housed in separate buildings but share facilities at the new joint campus primaries.
The aim is to stamp out bigotry while appeasing Catholics who have accepted shared schools in theory but are wary about the possibility of falling standards.
But Catholic officials have attacked the plans and want the schools in North Lanarkshire to have separate entrances, staffrooms, gyms, libraries and even toilets.
One critic last night claimed …
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Publication information: Article title: We Won't Share Doors in Joint Schools Plan, Insist Catholic Chiefs. Contributors: Not available. Newspaper title: Daily Mail (London). Publication date: January 24, 2004. Page number: 47. © 2007 Daily Mail. COPYRIGHT 2004 Gale Group.
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