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The pleasures of a one-day pupil pilgrimage

Camilla Harrison was the Head of the RE department at Lacon Childe School in Shropshire for 20 years, before teaching part time on the Philosophy and Ethics A Level course at Worcester Sixth Form College.

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Playlist for RE the community

After teaching RE and PSHE in the UK for 20 years, Ruth Marx now lives in France and is an RE and PSHE consultant and author currently writing curriculum with United Learning and the Ann Taves Barnet Syllabus project....

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GCSE RS for all…

Having worked in a mainstream for 20 years, I am fully aware that delivering ‘compulsory’ RE Key Stage 4 can be a challenge. It is true, however, that delivering compulsory RE to Key Stage 4 in a pupil referral...

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I love RE lessons

Rachel Cole teaches in a school for secondary-aged students with moderate learning difficulties. She previously taught in mainstream primary schools and in a mainstream through school (4–16). She leads and teaches...

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I would gift baby Jesus a baby dragon, and other insights from Early Years/Key Stage 1

As educators we strive to do our best for ‘our’ children across the curriculum and throughout the school. Floor books are an effective way of doing this, by saving teacher time and providing interesting insights...

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MAPPING RE ACROSS TRANSITION

As a Head of Department in a large secondary school, transition is something that has always vexed  me. To give some context, my school is in a multi-academy trust (MAT), although this is still ar relatively new...

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What I wish I knew

Stepping into the classroom is still e singularly most terrifying and most empowering thing I have done. The empowering part, however, came quite a while later on! Teaching was not my first career, and I began...

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UNVEILING CONNECTIONS

In the dynamic and ever-evolving world of primary education and curriculum design, the integration of various sciplines enhances the depth and breadth of student learning. And this is no different when approaching RE....

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BEYOND the plate

Exploring the ethical dimensions of veganism offers a profound link to RE, where moral reasoning and the study of values are paramount.

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ASSESSMENTBY CODING

Hugo Whately gives us insight into THE ABC FOR KEY STAGE 3

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ARE WE WHAT WE EAT?

Exploring religious and social belonging through food with Paul Slater and Dr. Hephzibah Israel

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PEOPLE AND the planet

The aim of the project is for students to fully place themselves into the narrative of climate emergency, rather than seeing it as a problem for others to solve.

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WHAT MATTERS TO YOU? YOUNG MUSLIMS SHARE THEIR VALUES

There is strong interest in learners as researchers in RE presently, and this article sets your pupils up to do some research for themselves about Muslims and values. RE Today’s National Muslim Youth Survey (2022)...

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WHAT MATTERS MOST AT Easter?*

How will you teach Holy Week and Easter to the 4–11s this year?

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A CHRISTIAN ETHOS THAT CELEBRATES DIVERSITY

At West Ham Church Primary School our vision and values are theologically grounded by the Bible text ‘With God, all things are possible’ (Matthew 19:26).

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BREAKING FREE IN RE

VISION AND VALUES FOR THE SCHOOL COMMUNITY

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GETTING TO GRIPS WITH TEACHING ABOUT RACISM

Ceris Sauro is a PPA teacher and Humanities Lead at Pontyberem Primary School in Carmarthenshire.

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DO YOU WANT TO BEA TREASURE CHAMP?

An exciting new resource for EYFS and Key Stage 1 pupils

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The Messiness of Understanding

‘Belief’, ‘faith’ and ‘religion’ – three words we use interchangeably as RE teachers to try and explain key ideas and concepts. But are they the same? Are we encouraging messy understanding?"

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Digging deep and untangling text: teaching Genesis 1 to Year 7

In the summer of 2022 I read The Bible With and Without Jesus by Amy-Jill Levine and Marc Zvi Brettler (HarperOne 2020), which inspired me to re-vamp our unit on Genesis and the environment for our Year 7 spring term....