The speed of their response indicates they are running scared.
I suggest that the rest of you give them a push.
I also note that even if this is "only" guidance, it still fans the flames of division. They have not answered my question either.
Re: Your Question of 13/07/2010: "Have you lost your minds re banning swimming lessons during Ramadan? "The council, by this ill informed and odious document, have done more to damage inter faith/ethnic relations in this country than any number of marches by the BNP or extreme Muslim groups. How the hell do they think this helps Muslims integrate into society by singling them out for special treatment in this way?" http://nannyknowsbest.blogspot.com/2010/07/nanny-bans-swimming-in-case-of-water.html"
Thank you for your enquiry. The answer to your question is as follows:
Thank you for your mail. The report you refer to is for guidance only to schools which has been put together with the help of the Muslim council of Great Britain. It was discussed at a recent meeting of the city councils Standing Advisory Council on Religious Education and is aimed at making teachers aware of a range of issues which could affect children during Ramadan. With thanks
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