You can use this section to find out about the legal requirements for religious education in different types of school and academy. There are also facts about parents’ right to withdraw their children from RE, and checklists for subject leaders, governors and headteachers about the provision and quality of RE.

As well as information about the aims, rationale and vision for RE, and how much curriculum time to devote to the subject, here you can also find out how RE should contribute to the broader aims of education (such as spiritual, moral, social and cultural development and British values) and how to ensure that RE is a subject for ALL pupils.