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Religious education (FOI)

Religious education (FOI)

Produced by the Freedom of Information office
Authored by States of Jersey and published on 17 November 2017.


Please kindly provide a full list of primary and secondary schools in Jersey which provide Religious Education (RE) lessons. For each school, please provide the number of hours of RE each school (primary and secondary) in Jersey teach to each year group - from Reception to Year 11.


The Education (Jersey) Law 1999 states that a pupil of compulsory school age in a provided school shall receive religious education (RE) in accordance with a syllabus approved by the Minister of Education after consultation with the Religious Education Advisory Council (REAC).

The Jersey Curriculum for Religious Education can be found at:

Jersey Curriculum for Religious Education

In Reception to Year 9, all students receive RE lessons for the average time shown in the tables below. In Years 10 and 11 the figures represent the average lesson time taught to students who chose RE as a GCSE subject.

Some examples of RE teaching that is not contained within the time displayed in the tables below include special assemblies, other humanities and cultural activities, festival celebrations, visiting speakers, attending church services and collective worship.

​Average lesson time per week
Primary School​Reception ​Year 1​Year 2​Year 3​Year 4​Year 5​Year 6

Bel Royal




First Tower


​Grands Vaux

​Grouville Continuous provision​00:30​00:30​00:30​00:30​00:30​00:30


​00:30​1:00 ​1:00 ​1:00 ​1:00 ​1:00 ​1:00
​Jersey College PrepContinuous provision​​00:45​00:45​00:45​00:45​00:45​1:00

​La Moye


​Les Landes

Continuous provision​00:40​00:40​00:40​00:4000:40​​00:40

​Mont a l’Abbe


​Mont Nicolle


​Plat Douet

​Rouge BouillonContinuous provisionContinuous provision​00:3000:30​​00:30​00:30​00:30





​St Clement

​00:30 ​00:30 ​00:30 ​00:30 ​00:30 ​00:30 ​00:30

​St John

​00:30 ​00:30 ​00:30 ​00:45​00:45​1:00 ​1:00

​St Lawrence

​00:30 ​00:30 ​00:30 ​00:30 ​00:30 ​00:30 ​00:30
​St LukeContinuous provision​00:30 ​00:30 ​00:30 ​00:30 ​00:30 ​00:30
​St Martin Continuous provision ​00:40​00:40​00:4000:40​​00:40​00:40

​St Mary


​St Peter


​St Saviour

​ 00:30​00:30​00:30​00:40​00:40​00:40​00:40
​TrinityContinuous provision​00:40​00:40​00:40​00:40​00:40​00:40
​Victoria College Prep​N/A*​N/A*​N/A*​00:40​00:40​00:40​00:40

*Victoria College Prep admit pupils in Year 3.


​Average lesson time per week
​Secondary School​Year 7​Year 8​Year 9​Year 10​Year 11


​1:00​1:00​1:00​3:00 ​3:00

​Haute Vallée

​Jersey College for Girls​1:00​1:00​1:00​2:00​3:00

​Le Rocquier

​00:50​00:50​00:50 2:30  ​​2:30

​Les Quennevais


​Mont a l’Abbe




​Victoria College


*Hautlieu admit pupils in Year 10.

**In 2017 to 2018 Haute Vallée is not delivering a GCSE RE course due to low take up. This is under review for 2018 to 2019.

The data above represents only States of Jersey maintained and fee-maintained schools. It does not include the private schools Beaulieu Convent School, FCJ, De La Salle College, Helvetia House School, St Christopher’s School, St George’s Preparatory and St Michael’s School.

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