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Changes to RE Resource Loans
Artefact boxes, big books, videos and many other resources for primary and secondary RE teaching are on the move!
RE Good Practice Case Study
Representatives from all six major religions participated in a whole school RE Day held at Fleetville Junior School in St Albans.The RE Day consisted of each year group participating in activities and meeting visitors from the religions studied. Read More...
British Humanist Association
The British Humanist Association has launched a new website of resources to support learning about Humanism. At the heart of the new site are six 'toolkits' of resources, each containing a slideshow of videos, and other content, supported by teachers' notes and student worksheets.
The BHA is looking for teachers of RE, Citizenship, History or English who would be willing to act (in a voluntary capacity) as advisers to the BHA in the development of new resources for teachers and students. For more details, email firstname.lastname@example.org
Calling Muslim RE Teachers!
Marjorie Crombie at the University of Cumbria is undertaking some research into Muslim perspectives on RE. She would like to contact any Muslim teachers of RE who would be willing to complete a questionnaire and, possibly, a follow-up interview. If you are willing to contribute to her research then please e-mail me with your name and contact details and I will forward them to her.
Barbara Wintersgill has provided an interesting article on starters and plenaries for secondary RE which can be read at:
Become a Leader in Holocaust Education
The Imperial War Museum Fellowship programme provides a radically different approach to CPD. Please see the document below for further details of this exciting opportunity.
Fun in RE in Early Years
"Fun RE in Early Years" was recently presented by Gill Vaisey to fully support nursery settings in delivering the Early Learning Goals associated with beliefs and culture. Gill Vaisey is a well-known author of the KS1 Crystal Clear series of books, most recently featuring Puddles.
2008 Art in Heaven Competition
Here is a short presentation of some great entries from last year's competition to help you stimulate pupils' thinking about entering this year. It works with a wide age group - 7-14 at least. Some of them might be from your area! Closing date is 31st July 2008.
See more details on the National Association of Teachers of Religious Education web site at:
Stories for Primary RE
The Internet Storyboard, part of the Staffordshire Learning Net, contains a collection of stories for use in primary RE.
The Jerusalem Trust RE Resource Grant Scheme
The Jerusalem Trust are making available to schools a number of grants to support the purchase of resources for teaching Christianity in Religious Education. These can include textbooks, teacher resources, artefacts, videos, tapes and CD-roms for use in RE lessons.
The fund is open to all primary and secondary schools in the UK, although priority will be given to non-church state secondary schools.