Past Courses & Events
RE: Intent, Implementation and Impact
Strengthen your knowledge on the teaching of RE in light of OFSTED research. This one-day course is ideal for primary teachers looking to deepen their knowledge… This course will help you to think about how RE in your school is structured using OFSTED terminology and support schools to think about their curriculum in the light of OFSTED research. The course will also give teachers numerous practical and ready to use ideas to implement with the 4-11 age range in RE. This course will focus on the purpose and intent of RE in your schools. different forms of knowledge, progression mapping, strategies for measuring impact.
The RE Update: a day course for every secondary RE teacher (Online)
Refresh your repertoires of teaching strategies with this wide-ranging course, which will equip you with fresh classroom ideas and materials around some key current issues in the subject. Hear about the latest resources, think and ideas to use in your classroom.
Primary - Understanding Christianity NOV 23
Get the confidence and subject knowledge to teach about Christianity: Text Impact Connections through this tried and tested course which is supported by a substantial whole school teachers handbook. Many locally agreed syllabuses include requirements for teaching Christianity that are directly supported by this resource. This resource supports good quality teaching about Christianity and can be used within the requirements of your syllabus guidelines.
Ways of Knowing in RE (Associated with BQiC)
The Ofsted research review (2021) talks about pupils learning, not just the substantive knowledge of RE – but how to think about knowledge and which tools to use. This session will unpick different ways of knowing or ‘lenses’ for Primary pupils, equipping you with teaching strategies to show you how they can act as sociologists or theologians and deepen their understanding of worldviews in the world today. The session will outline ideas and resources that are illustrated in the NATRE series, Big Questions, Big Answers. This series was supported by the Big Questions in Classrooms (BQiC) initiative, which looks to develop teachers’ and pupils’ understanding and insight about “how knowledge works”.
What? No Exam! Effective core RE (KS4)
You may not be able to deliver a GCSE in RS to all pupils at your school. RE at Key Stage 4 can still provide excellent learning experiences and non-examined outcomes for Key Stage pupils of all abilities. It can even have the power to inspire learners to study RS A Level, or related subjects at university! This session will provide ideas and strategies for making non-examined Key Stage 4 RE purposeful, enjoyable and inspiring for all learners.