Seven schools have been highlighted over safeguarding issues by Ofsted
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Concern raised over seven Tower Hamlets schools

Seven schools in one London borough will be criticised over safeguarding issues in a report set to be published by the education watchdog on Friday.

Ofsted carried out a series of unannounced inspections in Tower Hamlets and raised concerns on a variety of issues from health and safety to pupils being exposed to radicalisation.

A Church of England school, previously graded outstanding, is expected to be put into special measures amid concerns about a sixth-form Islamic society.

BBC London's education correspondent Marc Ashdown spoke to a former pupil of one of the schools, Bernie Kerslake, Robert McCulloch-Graham from Tower Hamlets Council and Zafar Ali from the Slough Faith Partnership.

  • 20 Nov 2014
  • From the section London
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