Category: School of Economic Science

Abuse at ‘cult’ schools

Channel 4 News investigates abuse suffered by pupils at two private schools it is claimed is run by a cult. • Watch the report Gathered together for the first time in decades are former pupils of private schools, St James and St Vedast, all of whom claim to have either been physically and mentally abused or to have witnessed it while at these schools between 1975 and 1985. Ex-student Tom Grubb said: “I was witness to a whole catalogue of abuse. There were public beatings with cricket bats, ropes, rulers. “I saw people thrown across the classroom, struck around the

School abuse inquiry

Exclusive: Children abused and criminally assaulted at two English private schools run by an educational charity – or is it a cult? Young children beaten about the head, punched in the stomach, hit with cricket bats. The findings of an unprecedented independent inquiry into the horrific abuses at two schools in London – St James and St Vedast – in the 70s and 80s. Schools run by the School of Economic Science – thought by some to be an educational charity and by others to be a cult. Now based in west London – the schools current heads claim they’re

‘Modern’ primary opens its doors to the town

A new school with an alternative outlook on education has opened in Heaton Norris. St James Independent School, on Belmont Road, opened in September and claims to offer a fresh approach to education, with study based on philosophy rather than a specific religion. Robert McNeill, headteacher, said: “We want to develop the whole child and help them work in harmony with what is around us and with each other. “We draw on any great works from the East and West including the Bible and Sanskrit” The fledgling primary school is attempting to establish itself in Stockport, but concerns have been

The School of Economic Science: The Secret Cult

Introduction of ‘Secret Cult‘ by Peter Hounam and Andrew Hogg A full expose of a strange and destructive organization that is penetrating the corridors of power If religion were to be looked at as an industry, Britain’s record in producing new products seems dismal in recent times. Imports have arrived here from overseas – the Moonies, Children of God, Scientology, Rajneesh – all profiting from a gap in the market provided by the young, the lonely and the spiritually disaffected. But the trade has not all been one way. Secretly, but with formidable efficiency, and success, a wealthy religious cult