Fears of another "Trojan Horse" scandal have been reignited in Birmingham after an Islamic private school was found to have placed an advert for a male-only science teacher.

The advert which risks being in breach of the Equalities Act, has since been retracted - but the headmaster claims that the role must be occupied by a male teacher because of "religious observance reasons".

The decision has prompted calls for the Salafi Independent School, located in Small Heath, to be investigated, amid fears its stance promotes "gender-based discrimination" and  threatens to undermine "British values".

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