23rd February 2001 at 00:00
I MUST protest at the misleading headline of your story on church schools: "It's good to have faithI" (TES, February 9). The article itself points out that church primary schools are under-represented in the list of most successful schools and suggests reasons other than faith for successful Church schools supportive family backgrounds and selection of pupils.

A more appropriate headline would have been "It's good to have selectionI" or perhaps, "It's good to have middle-class parentsI" Marilyn Mason

Education officer

British Humanist Association

47 Theobalds Road, London WC1

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