Key Documents



This document outlines the key information about Religious Education, including the legal status of RE on the curriculum and information about the right to withdraw from RE.

This document outlines the expectations of the Church of England Education Office in relation to Religious Education. This document is used by SIAMS (Section 48) inspectors when they are assessing the quality of RE in church schools and academies.

This is a sample RE policy document that you may wish to adapt for your school or academy.

Continuous monitoring of RE is an important element of the role of an RE subject leader. You may like to use this sample observation proforma to help monitor RE teaching and learning in your school or academy.

This guidance explains how knowledge organisers can support the effective delivery of the RE curriculum and includes examplars from the Lincolnshire agreed syllabus for RE.

  • RE Quality Mark school evidence form

The RE Quality Mark is a kitemark of excellence in RE. The school evidence form provides an excellent template for understanding best practice in RE. You can find this on the RE Quality Mark website. You may find it useful in helping you monitor and evaluate RE in your school or academy.


  • RE News
    RE News is the termly newsletter produced by the Diocesan RE Adviser. It provides updates on the latest research and practice from around the country and celebrates good practice in the Diocese of Lincoln. It is aimed at all schools and academies, not just church schools and academies. If you would like to make a contribution to the next edition of RE News, please email the Diocesan RE Adviser (

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