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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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