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Gender inequalities still persist at an Islamic faith school which limits girls' technology curriculum to knitting and sewing, according to Ofsted.

In June our sister paper the Luton News reported that Rabia Girls' and Boys' School had been panned by inspectors for "patchy" teaching and a curriculum which "only scrapes the surface of what it means to be a good citizen in Britain".

Concerns were also raised over the differing subjects provided for the 269 pupils at the girls' school, in Portland Road, and the boys' school, in Dunstable Road.


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