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'I think the greatest impression was made on the staff, a few of whom had been skeptical or uncomfortable with the idea of prayer spaces. These teachers visibly thawed as they went round the activities with the children and in their feedback one teacher suggested they should include more about prayer on the curriculum.'Volunteer (England)

(England) Primary RE and Prayer Spaces in Schools


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  • (England) Primary RE and Prayer Spaces in Schools

Category: Education Guides Age Group: under 6's Age Group: 7 - 11's

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Prayer Spaces in Schools help enable young people to meet many of the requirements for Religious Education (RE) in primary schools.

Religious education is a statutory subject for schools with a non-statutory national framework. The document (right) outlines the legal requirements for Religious Education in English Schools. It is helpful to be aware of these requirements when planning a prayer space for your local school to enable you to have informed discussions with the school about how the prayer space will fit into the individual schools RE Scheme of work.