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Religious education 'being decimated'

Teachers' groups are warning that the amount of religious education taught in schools has dropped, with one in four state comprehensives failing to give GCSE students adequate tutoring in RE.

Keith Porteous Wood, who runs the National Secular Society, and John Pritchard, the bishop of Oxford and chair of the Church of England's board of education, debate the importance of religion in the curriculum.

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