Court of Appeal hold that segregation of sexes in mixed sex school constitutes sex discrimination


The Court of Appeal today upheld Ofsted’s determination that the segregation of children by sex, in a mixed sex school, constituted sex discrimination.

Helen Mountfield QC and Sarah Hannett acted for Ofsted, Dan Squires QC acted for the Equality and Human Rights Commission, and Karon Monaghan QC and Aileen McColgan acted for Southall Black Sisters.

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