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Statement confirms RE will stay on curriculum

by Margaret Holness

FEARS that religious education would disappear as a discrete subject under new proposals for the primary curriculum announced this week, have been dismissed in a statement issued on Monday by the Religious Education Council of England and Wales (REC).

If the interim report of the primary-curriculum review, carried out by Sir Jim Rose, is implemented, the primary-school curriculum will be divided into six themed areas. RE would merge with history and geo­graphy under the heading ...

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