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Bacc. to basics

Bacc. to basics: Stephen Lloyd (left), Liberal Democrat MP for East­bourne, has joined critics of the omission of religious studies from the English Baccalaureate. He has tabled an Early Day Motion in the Commons, which describes RE as academically rigorous, and calls for it to be included, alongside history and geography, as an option. “I believe pupils who study RE have a deeper understanding of world religions, of morality, and of what is right and what is wrong,” he said ...

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THE DIOCESE OF ST DAVIDS wishes to appoint a HOUSE FOR DUTY PRIEST TO SERVE IN THE PARISHES OF ST DOGMAELS & NEVERN & MONINGTON. The parishes comprise the village of St Dogmaels with the ru...  Read More

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New home, with room to grow

New home, with room to grow

The Greenbelt Festival made its first appearance at Boughton House. Paul Handley introduces our review of the weekend's events  Subscribe to read more

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Why boosts to self-esteem don’t cure all ills

Encouraging people to believe that they are special can be counter-productive, argues Glynn Harrison  Subscribe to read more

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