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Three Al-Madinah governors defend school's policies

11 October 2013 Last updated at 23:51 BST

Three governors of a Muslim free school in Derby, which is threatened with closure, have defended the school's record.

Three separate investigations have said that Al-Madinah school has discriminated towards female staff, delivered a poor standard of education, and failed to ensure the safety of children.

Newsnight's Zoe Conway spoke to three of its governors.