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Muslim school receives 'inadequate' Ofsted rating after loos did not have toilet paper for 'cultural reasons'

Muslim school receives 'inadequate' Ofsted rating after loos did not have toilet paper for 'cultural reasons'

Country: 
United Kingdom (UK)
News Date: 
03/12/2017
Sharia Watch
Summary: 

Muslim girls' school has received the lowest Ofsted rating available after inspectors discovered that pupils were not provided with lavatory paper for "cultural reasons". Staff at the fee-paying Park Avenue Girls' High School, in Stoke-on-Trent, said paper was available from the school office, but because most of the students were Asian, they preferred to wash rather than wipe.

But some of the girls told inspectors they were so unhappy about the situation that they avoided using the lavatory all day.

The school, which was visited by inspectors October, was rated "inadequate", with the report identifying a range of concerns, including safeguarding problems and the discovery of sectarian material on the premises.