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Volume 401: debated on Tuesday 18 March 2003

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To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills what support and materials he is making available in schools to increase awareness of Sikhs and their religion. [103034]

The current policy regarding religious education is set out in the Department for Education and Skills circular 1/94. All RE syllabuses in schools should seek to develop pupils' knowledge, understanding and awareness, not only of Christianity, but also the other principal religions represented in the country, including Sikhism.