Tag Archives: Catholic Education Service for England and Wales

Counting Religion in Britain, November 2015

Counting Religion in Britain, No. 2, November 2015 features no fewer than 41 new sources. It can be read in full below. Alternatively, you can download the PDF version: No 2 November 2015 OPINION POLLS – GENERAL Religious affiliation ORB … Continue reading

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Advent Pot-Pourri

  Correlates of belief The socio-structural and religious correlates of over-time belief in God, life after death, hell, heaven, and sin are explored in a new article by Ben Clements published in the advance access edition of Journal of Beliefs … Continue reading

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Scrooging Christmas and Other News

Christmas has become such a secular festival in contemporary Britain that one might have thought that even non-religious people would have no difficulty in joining in, but our first story today shows a disproportionate dislike for Christmas on their part. … Continue reading

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Newspaper Religion + Catholic Schools

Today’s stories feature a longitudinal survey of the religious content of major national newspapers and the results of the 2012 annual census of Catholic schools in England and Wales. Coverage of religion in newspapers The proportion of page space (including … Continue reading

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Catholic School Statistics, 2011

A higher proportion of pupils at Roman Catholic schools come from the 10% most deprived areas than those attending English schools as a whole, the Catholic Education Service for England and Wales (CESEW) claimed in a press release on 30 … Continue reading

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Catholicity of Catholic Schools

When are Catholic schools no longer Catholic? This is the question posed by Sam Adams, news reporter for the Catholic weekly The Tablet, following publication on 23 September 2011 of the Catholic Education Service for England and Wales (CESEW)’s Digest … Continue reading

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New Reports from the Pastoral Research Centre

The Pastoral Research Centre (PRC), the Roman Catholic socio-religious research institute established following the demise of the Newman Demographic Survey (NDS) in 1964, has launched two new series of reports on Catholic schools in England and Wales. They are all … Continue reading

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Catholic Schools in Wales

There are 93 Roman Catholic schools in Wales, educating 30,350 pupils (6% of the Welsh total). 63% of these pupils are Roman Catholics (66% in primary and 60% in secondary schools) and 18% come from ethnic backgrounds other than white … Continue reading

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Roman Catholic Schools in England and Wales

As we noted three months ago (http://www.brin.ac.uk/news/?p=650), the Catholic Education Service for England and Wales (CESEW) has sometimes been accused of excessive secrecy in guarding its statistical data. This is notwithstanding the fact that Roman Catholic schools account for about … Continue reading

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