(BBC) Church of England concerned over academies and RE

Posted by Kendall Harmon

A leading bishop has warned that the Church of England must "act now" to secure its role in education amid swift policy change.

Rt Rev John Pritchard, who chairs the Church's education board, said "very short notice" changes were "not the best way to build for the future".

He expressed concern about support for Church-run academies and the exclusion of RE from the English baccalaureate.

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