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RE guidance for schools

Information that schools might find useful.

Religious issues affecting school life
Absence due to religious observance
Guidance for schools with Muslim pupils (pdf) - updated May 2018

Religious issues affecting school life

Funeral rites across different cultures
A description of responses to death, and rituals and beliefs observed by a variety of faiths and cultures. For a useful review of books for bereaved children, visit the Humanist UK website.

Ramadan: exams and tests, 2021: information for schools and colleges (ASCL website)

Guidance for schools with Jehovah's Witness pupils
Information sheet courtesy of Diocese of Chichester.

Guidance on parental objections to visits to places of worship
Information leaflet containing advice and examples of good practice.

The Sikh Kirpan in schools
Guidance for schools regarding the wearing of the Sikh kirpan in schools.

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Last updated: 18 Oct 2021