The determination of fundamental Christians to spread the creationist message through the new city acadamies has been underlined by an article by the Gateshead school's former head teacher, John Burn, however.

In Faith in Education magazine, Mr Burn, who is chief education officer for the Vardy Foundation, the charitable body set up by Sir Peter, wrote: "There are opportunities for biblical Christians to influence all the compulsory requirements in schools. Have we the courage to contend for this?"

[Daily Telegraph, 31/3/02]