NATRE executive member Daniel Hugill posed five important questions about the DfE RS Consultation process on Friday. Here, Charlotte Vardy responds to his questions, one by one.
1) Seems to be some reluctance to teach about religion and belief. Are we embarrassed by it?
We all DO teach about religion and I have not met anybody who is embarrassed by it.
We do, however, have different approaches to our subject and many RS teachers feel uncomfortable with teaching about religion at KS4 and especially at KS5 by focusing on its outward manifestations.
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