Schools have to teach RE. The law requires schools to provide religious education and an act of worship which is broadly Christian in nature, but incorporates teaching about other faiths. Although some secularist groups are calling for RE to be abolished, it is presently seen as a valuable contributor to community cohesion. However, a general lack of religious literacy amongst teaching staff and a dwindling number of RE teachers means that the subject often does not realise its potential. This represents an opportunity and a responsibility for Christian parents, churches and school ministries to support the teaching of RE. Once you have built relationships within the school and are trusted to suggest appropriate visitors, just ask the Head Teacher or governors if they would like some help.