Religious education in local-authority-maintained schools

Guidance to support the provision of high-quality religious education (RE) in local-authority-maintained schools.

Applies to England


Religious education in English schools: non-statutory guidance 2010


This is for:

  • school leaders
  • school governors
  • school staff
  • local authorities

It relates to local-authority-maintained schools.

It provides guidance about RE in the curriculum and the roles of those who have a responsibility for, involvement in or interest in the subject.

For academies and free schools read ‘RE and collective worship in academies and free schools’.

Published 1 February 2010
Last updated 28 October 2019 + show all updates
  1. Updated title and added link to 'RE and collective worship in academies and free schools'.

  2. First published.