Chris Giles

South Bromsgrove High School

Chris has lead a highly successful RE Department since 2001, with a history of attracting large numbers of students who achieve outstanding GCSE and A Level results. His department holds the Gold Quality Mark for Religious Education. He works with both Worcester and Birmingham University RE PGCE trainees and is a mentor on the NATRE New2RE scheme. Chris also facilitates coaching and leadership courses as part the teaching school team at South Bromsgrove.

Chris supports NATRE group leaders and enjoys organising conferences for RE teachers and being a member of Worcestershire SACRE. As a former AST and current SLE he visits schools in the West Midlands area promoting RE and providing support and training; he is passionate about curriculum reform and creative ways of increasing the time given to RE.

When not eating, sleeping and dreaming RE, Chris enjoys spending time with his family, running with his dog and having a brew.

You can follow him on Twitter on @ChrisNATRE and his department @Sbhsrs

Chris Giles