YCW Investigates: Religious education

Across society, you won’t find many calling for an end to the teaching of religious education in schools. Even renowned atheist Richard Dawkins once said: “I don’t think religious education should be abolished. I think it is an important part of our culture to know about the Bible, after all so much of English literature has allusions to the Bible.”

Yet, despite widespread support for the subject, it seems schools aren’t prioritising it and, according to industry experts, in some cases are flouting...

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