Although the school has no specific religious affiliation we believe strongly that religious education can make a significant contribution to learners’ spiritual, moral, social and cultural development. It is a risk taking subject which allows pupils opportunities to explore questions of meaning, purpose and truth while developing personal self evaluation skills. Religious education is an important vehicle for delivering understanding of other peoples’ views and convictions while working to combat prejudice and discrimination. At Penruddock we use a question-led
approach to try to generate discussion about larger issues surrounding religion. We follow the Cumbria Agreed Syllabus for RE.