Freedom of information request response - 06433

FOI request

FOI ID number
School worship

Could I please request the following information:

  • The number of schools that asked to opt out of a daily act of worship that is wholly or mainly of a Christian character in the following academic years: 2016/17, 2017/18, 2018/19
  • The names of each of these schools
  • Which of these requested a full determination to change their school to a different religion, and which religion they chose
  • Which of these schools have requested to hold multi-faith or no-faith assemblies instead (please make clear which they chose and any conditions attached)
  • Any schools that had the request rejected and the reason behind the rejection

 Please could this information be presented in a table.

Our response


Please note that as a district council we do not have responsibility for schools.

Go to Freedom of Information on Cumbria County Council’s website to make your FOI request.

Response date
01 October 2019