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Ofsted rates Islamic school "inadequate".

Ofsted rates Islamic school "inadequate".

Books found in the library of an Islamic private school promoted extremism, inspectors found.

Ofsted rated boys' school Jamia Islamia Birmingham in Sparkbrook "inadequate" after visiting last month and finding books that "promoted support for an Islamic State".

The materials were "actively undermining fundamental British values", the regulator said.

The BBC has contacted the school for comment.

Inspectors said school leaders told them they were "unaware of the existence of these texts" though they were found in the library and "stamped with the school's name".

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