624. Specific examples of what constitutes 'convictions'.

The courts have upheld the following, amongst other, 'convictions'1: opposition to corporal punishment2; secularism3; a belief in the desirability or otherwise of sex education4; and the beliefs of Jehovah's Witnesses5. However, opinions about the language in which instruction is conducted6, a belief that a child should be educated at a grammar school because of the perceived negative ethos of a comprehensive school