No school should be required to have a daily assembly, with a religious element. Even so called faith schools should not be allowed to emphasise one faith over another, or no faith but be required to inform children of the history and culture of various faiths, encouraging them to commit to a set of beliefs when they reach an age mature enough to do so. Assemblies should be a place to consider social responsibility and morality unfettered by any religious constraints

Why is this idea important?

It is important that young people make up their own minds about the beliefs and other issues affecting them based on evidence and observation, and not simply absorb the beliefs of others.

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