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Volume 38, Number 3
Theme: JUSTICE AND RELIGIONS
In this issue:
- Tom Holland: revolutionary Jesus
- Kim Leadbetter MBE considers her sister Jo Cox’s legacy
- RE and the reduction of racism
- Great activities for understanding the Golden Rule
- Perspectives on justice from different religions and world views
- Karbala: the pilgrimage of a lifetime
- 30+ Active RE lesson ideas for 4-19-year-olds
Volume 38, Number 2
In this issue:
- 30+ active RE lesson ideas Identities: a theme for RE
- Samira Ahmed: BBC journalist, on CoRE
- Professional REflection: academic research applied to the RE classroom from four key thinkers
- Being trans, being Christian: four interviews for your exam classes to consider
- Four perspectives on identities from different religions
Paul Smalley, Edge Hill University, NASACRE Executive Assistant.
Hebrew Manuscripts: Journeys of the Written Word, an exhibition at the British Library, provides a fantastic way to study Judaism for primary and secondary pupils, exploring the history, culture and traditions of...
Our newest elected NATRE Executive met in the summer for the second time. It was a great meeting that was full of energy – we are lucky to have such a broad range of expertise on this Executive. I have been amazed...
In our book Making Every RE Lesson Count (Crown House 2021) we apply the original six ‘Making every lesson count’ principles written by Andy Tharby and Shaun Allison to RE, drawing on research evidence to provide...
Each issue of REtoday includes a set of pages from different writers to help RE teachers understand insider views. This issue is about RE and research, and we invited responses to the questions below from...
How far RE lessons should go in exploring with students controversial issues that might offend certain sections of religious communities has always been a matter of lively debate. Here Neil McKain tackles this subject...
There is a sense of ‘back to the future’ in this reviews section. We have reviews of two books to get you thinking and questioning: one review by Geoff Teece, the retiring Editor of Professional REflection, and...
Compiled by Rachael Jackson-Royal, Head of RE and a member of the NATRE Executive. [email protected]
In Year 1 they love nothing more than trying new food, but in Year 6 many are less open to new experiences and unwilling to try things.
We are always pleased to publish some good-quality work by students in REtoday. Here, two students who participated in our conferences called ‘An Evil Day’ submitted their thoughts.
Users of the article...
Markers: how our pupils with complex needs respond spiritually
The winners of the Art in Heaven 2017 competition came from Newman School, a special school in Rotherham. Here Rebecca Turnbull explains what was involved.
Helen Rivers of Kirklees Education reports on an innovative educational initiative aiming to bring West Yorkshire schools and faith communities together in a positive partnership. The ‘Faith and Education’ project...
Nichola Gannon teaches Year 2 pupils at the Cobbs Infant and Nursery School in Warrington. She wanted her 6- to 7-year-old pupils to respond to the Christingle service in RE with some thoughtful ideas, so she set up...
Read this poem (is it a poem?) aloud with your class, and then look at Amelia’s responses to it. She is 12.
Gill Tewkesbury wanted to teach her primary pupils about diversity within the Christian community. Instead of thinking about Catholics and Protestants, she used music.
A resource from the Diocese of Guildford
Jane Whittington is the Schools Officer, Christian Distinctiveness, Diocese of Guildford
Rachel Boxer is an RE Adviser, Diocese of Guildford