Nadia Ali calls the pupils "happy learners" and denies the school, in south London, is breaking the law.
The "imam from Batley" took part in a Birmingham protest despite not being invited, a court is told.
A head teacher says the ban detracted from pupils' education - but other schools take a different view.
Knives, swords and machetes are among the weapons taken into school, police figures show.
Two-fifths of 11- to 16-year-olds have gambled in the past year, research suggests.
Home educating is often a last resort for parents whose children have had problems at school, Ofsted says.
Young people are often trapped by a lack of knowledge about job options, a report says.
More than twice as many children in England are waiting to be adopted as there are families willing to adopt.
Jack Grange was diagnosed with ADHD and anxiety after being excluded from school.
As Cambridge University says its seen a Stormzy effect, we speak to black students about their experiences there.
The Royal National College for the Blind says special-needs funding cuts are threatening its future.
Lucinda Graham, who experienced various mental health issues, wants others to speak out and seek help.
An exhibition marks the long struggle for women to get degrees from Cambridge University.
The Coram family live on a deprived estate in Penzance and say low wages make daily life a struggle.
Going on foot, by bike or by car? Three Sheffield families took part in a test to find out.
What happens behind closed doors at some of West Africa’s most prestigious universities.
Parents whose children have left home question why no-one told them it would hurt so much.
It's your first term at university, but you have a boyfriend or girlfriend from home. Is it the end?
Parenting classes should be offered on a wider scale to help families develop strong bonds, says study.
Independent-school leaders hit back at Labour's plans to ban fee-paying schools.