A call to cull collective worship in schools?

The RE syllabus has been in the news once more: in this guest post, Lee Coley of Stone King LLP muses on the linked issue of collective worship in schools.

On 13 November 2015 a report entitled Collective Worship and Religious Observance in Schools – an evaluation of Law and Policy in the UK was published by the Arts and Humanities Research Council in conjunction with the Universities of Bangor and Leicester. The report is published at a time when the provision of religious education in its widest sense is once again in the news, not least following the publication of the judgment in the case of R (Fox & Ors) v Secretary of State for Education [2015] EWHC 3404 (Admin). Continue reading