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RealityBites conferences on British Values

The following RealityBites lectures and conferences focus on citizenship education and, in particular, ‘the different ways in which a citizen can contribute to the improvement of their community, to include the...
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Gill Vaisey resources for early years RE

With British Values high on the agenda, now is the time to REThink your topics and make sure you have included RE. If you are using published schemes of work, topic packs or imaginative learning projects, be careful, as...
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Better RE through A big event!

Before our RE week began…Last year, I was observed when teaching a lesson about Easter, where children were arguing for and against the Christian notion of Jesus as the Son of God. It went well, but made me think about...
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A British flag to lea n from British values

This example of work on the meaning of being British asked every pupil to contribute to a collage of the union flag, a piece of torn card in red and another in blue. All the contributions were to reflect children’s...

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Learning to live together

Robin Richardson wants you to think about whether we should engage with the nasty devils of British values or not. His article articulates three voices from inside your head. All three are probably worth listening to! My...
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Reviews

Janet Dyson, Reviews Editor The two books reviewed below deal with very different subject matter but both are highly relevant for teachers and school leaders. Mark Plater reviews the findings of an important research...
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The value of LOVE: learning in the Reception class

St Chad’s CE (VC) Nursery and Infant School in Derby has been doing some work on values with children in the Reception class. Executive Head Teacher Jonathan Gallimore uses the acronym ‘LOVE’ to stand for...
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Connecting RE and British Values:

Julie Dunbar is Head Teacher at Stretton Handley CE (VC) Primary School in Derbyshire. She wanted all her pupils to connect their work on British Values with their RE and with the values the school promotes. She used...