The conventional treatment of RE as the study of competing theologies will force the subject to shrivel and die, unless it reconnects with pupils who have no religion.
A violent attack on a Sikh schoolboy in Telford, which was filmed and posted on twitter, has gone viral causing widespread condemnation and concern.
A school has apologised and withdrawn a workbook on Hinduism from its website after a row erupted over a passage that suggested some Hindus have used terrorism to defend their beliefs.
A school pastoral assistant, dismissed for Facebook posts about the teaching of relationships, has lost her claim for unfair dismissal. She was defended by the conservative Christian Legal Centre.
70% of young people aged 15-24 identify as having no religion. But the study of “religion and worldviews” helps students understand the complexity of ideas they encounter in daily life, leading to tolerance and respect.