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  • Japanese: Hinamatsuri, 3rd
  • Buddhist: Magha Puja, 4th
  • Jewish: Purim, 5th
  • Chinese: Lantern Festival, 5th
  • Sikh: Hola Mahallah, 6th
  • Hindu: Holi, 6th
  • Christian: Woman's world day of prayer, 6th
  • Zoroastrian: Fravardigan, 11th
  • Christian: Mothering Sunday, 15th
  • National: Saint Patrick, 17th
  • Japanese: Higan, 18th
  • Christian: St Joseph, 19th
  • Pagan: Spring Equinox, 20th
  • Japanese: Shunbun No Hi, 20th

The dates for the events are provided by the Shap Working Party - you can order your own festival wallchart

Celebrating RE
Celebrating RE
Celebrating RE
Visitors to the site from Aug 2013
The RE Handbook
What can children
do in RE?
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The All Party Parlimentary Group's report 'RE: The truth unmasked' can be downloaded

Updates from Teach:RE - download

Release of the New National Framework for Religious Education - web pages at the REC

Ofsted report on the state of RE, "RE realising the potential" - download

The RE review: A number of public events are taking place to lauch the revew - more details

YouGov survey says public backs high quality RE: New research reflects public endorsement for high quality Religious Education (RE) in our schools - more

Professional RE Groups
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Last updated March 3rd, 2015

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