The links in this section provide the statutory requirements relating to RE in different types of school. Headteachers, school governors and RE subject leaders should familiarise themselves with each section of the requirements listed below.

What’s Changed and Why?

Assessment Documents

Coverage of Religions and Beliefs

Time for Religious Education

The right to withdraw from RE

Legal Framework, Rights and Responsibilities

The Importance of Religious Education

RE and the three statutory aims of the curriculum

RE and spiritual, moral, social ad cultural development

Community Cohesion

RE and Inclusion