Media coverage from the State of the Nation report

Press release: '800,000 secondary pupils lose out on religious literacy'

BBC outlets

BBC Breakfast: 6.15am / 7.19am

BBC online: Schools break law on religious education, research suggests http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-41282330 (in top 10 index and the 3rd most read story that morning)

BBC Sunday Programme Radio 4

http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b093hw2q#play (24min 54secs)

BBC Radio 4 news bulletins

BBC Radio 5 Live news bulletins

BBC Radio 6 Music news bulletins

39 local radio stations (many following up with debates on Sunday and today)

Other national media

Mail Online

Religious education not provided for many school pupils, suggest campaigners

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/wires/pa/article-4892378/Religious-education-not-provided-school-pupils-suggest-campaigners.html?ITO=1490&ns_mchannel=rss&ns_campaign=1490

Telegraph

Up to a quarter of secondary schools break the law by failing to teach religious education, survey finds

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2017/09/17/quarter-secondary-schools-break-law-failing-teach-religious/

Independent

Secondary schools are 'breaking law by not offering religious education'

http://www.independent.co.uk/news/education/secondary-schools-religious-education-breaking-law-department-education-natre-a7951796.html

Daily Mail

Death knell for R.E. in schools: One in four secondary curriculums do not offer subject for GCSE pupils

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-4893790/One-four-secondaries-not-offer-R-E-GCSE-pupils.html

Mirror

Over a third of secondary schools are 'breaking the law' because they don't teach religious education

http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/over-third-secondary-schools-breaking-11192232

Specialist media

Education Executive

Schools break law on religious education, research suggests

http://edexec.co.uk/schools-break-law-on-religious-education-research-suggests/

Regional media (via PA)

Headline: Religious education not provided for many school pupils, suggest campaigners

Belfast Telegraph

http://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/uk/religious-education-not-provided-for-many-school-pupils-suggest-campaigners-36139892.html

Wear Valley Advertiser

http://www.wearvalleyadvertiser.co.uk/news/national/15540332.Religious_education_not_provided_for_many_school_pupils__suggest_campaigners/

Shropshire Star

https://www.shropshirestar.com/news/uk-news/2017/09/17/religious-education-not-provided-for-many-school-pupils-suggest-campaigners/

The News (Portsmouth)

http://www.portsmouth.co.uk/news/national/religious-education-not-provided-for-many-school-pupils-suggest-campaigners-1-8154324

Echo (Basildon, Canvey Southend)

http://www.echo-news.co.uk/uk_national_news/15540332.Religious_education_not_provided_for_many_school_pupils__suggest_campaigners/?ref=rss

Chard & Ilminster News

http://www.chardandilminsternews.co.uk/news/national/15540332.Religious_education_not_provided_for_many_school_pupils__suggest_campaigners/

Dumbarton Reporter

http://www.dumbartonreporter.co.uk/news/15540332.Religious_education_not_provided_for_many_school_pupils__suggest_campaigners/

Bury Free Press

http://www.buryfreepress.co.uk/news/national/religious-education-not-provided-for-many-school-pupils-suggest-campaigners-1-8154324

Express & Star

http://origin.expressandstar.mna.arcpublishing.com/news/uk-news/2017/09/17/religious-education-not-provided-for-many-school-pupils-suggest-campaigners/

Guernsey Press

https://guernseypress.com/news/uk-news/2017/09/17/religious-education-not-provided-for-many-

school-pupils-suggest-campaigners/

Jersey Evening Post

https://jerseyeveningpost.com/news/uk-news/2017/09/17/religious-education-not-provided-for-many-school-pupils-suggest-campaigners/

Online media

Yahoo News

Secondary schools are 'breaking law by not offering religious education'

https://uk.news.yahoo.com/secondary-schools-apos-breaking-law-144100619.html

AOL

Religious education not provided for many school pupils, suggest campaigners

https://www.aol.co.uk/news/2017/09/17/religious-education-not-provided-for-many-school-pupils-suggest/

Premier

A call for churches to step up after report shows schools aren’t teaching RE

https://www.premier.org.uk/News/UK/A-call-for-churches-to-step-up-after-report-shows-schools-aren-t-teaching-RE

Humanism.co.uk

Religious Education not taught in thousands of UK schools, new report reveals

https://humanism.org.uk/2017/09/17/religious-education-not-taught-in-thousands-of-uk-schools-new-report-reveals/

Secularism.org.uk

Schools sidelining RE, survey finds

http://www.secularism.org.uk/news/2017/09/schools-sidelining-re-survey-finds

BT.com

Religious education not provided for many school pupils, suggest campaigners

http://home.bt.com/news/uk-news/religious-education-not-provided-for-many-school-pupils-suggest-campaigners-11364213394138

News United

Religious education not provided for many school pupils, suggest campaigners

http://www.newsunited.com/religious-education-not-provided-news/32467984/

The Express Tribune

Schools in England break law by not teaching religious education

https://tribune.com.pk/story/1509564/schools-england-break-law-not-teaching-religious-education/

Daily Mash

Lack of religious education leaves pupils unprepared for life in 1951

http://www.thedailymash.co.uk/news/society/lack-of-religious-education-leaves-pupils-unprepared-for-life-in-1951-20170917135852

Religious Obligations

As a Religious Education teacher, here’s why the subject must not disappear

https://inews.co.uk/opinion/religious-education-teacher-heres-subject-must-not-disappear/

Express

Quarter of schools ‘failing in their duty to teach RE’

http://www.express.co.uk/news/uk/855307/Schools-lack-religious-education-RE-studies-research-UK

Christian Today

Thousands of kids missing out on vital religious education

https://www.christiantoday.com/article/thousands.of.kids.missing.out.on.vital.religious.education/113963.htm

I News the essential daily briefing

https://inews.co.uk/opinion/religious-education-teacher-heres-subject-must-not-disappear/

Telegraph

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2017/09/18/learning-religion-crucial-balanced-education/