Schools should teach integration as part of the curriculum to halt the spread of racism and extremism, a Government-backed review is expected to recommend.

Dame Louise Casey, who is leading the study, will call for schools to include lessons on character and resilience in their timetable in a bid to end segregation, Whitehall sources said.

Her review is also expected to recommend that pupils in faith schools be forced to mix with other religious groups in order to prevent isolation.

Dame Louise, who was appointed by David Cameron to tackle poor integration and the threat of extremism in the UK, warned against removing a cap on the number of religious students faith schools are allowed to admit.

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