Katherine France teaches RE in Kendal and serves on the NATRE National Executive. She wants RE discussions to
lead to more learning. Here’s how.
Siân Jones, Head of Religion & Philosophy at Maiden Erlegh School, Reading, shares her experience of a deep-dive inspection into her department.
Hanuman Dass is Chair and Founder of Go Dharmic, a social movement of volunteers working in the UK, India and worldwide to create positive change in lives and communities. He is also the joint author, with Nicolas...
A new digital resource pack for schools on historical Jewish immigration to Scotland raises questions for all our learners about where we stand and how we see the world. Hannah Holtschneider, cultural historian at the...
free resources to support school visits to six places of worship in Birmingham
Alison Stowe, Chair of Harrow SACRE, specialises in music and RE, and she is interested in collective worship and singing in school communities as avenues for spirituality. How would your school respond to the levels...
Gill Vaisey shares some great ways forward for Early Years RE, where opportunities are many but not all are taken up.
Helen Kowal has been involved in a research project to consider whether there is ample support and resources for teaching RE in the Early Years Foundation Stage in light of the revised Early Learning Goals.
Mark Roques, who used to be an RE teacher, works in schools to present Christian visions and philosophical arguments. He remembers when ‘worldviews’ was a younger concept than it is today
Yatra is the Sanskrit term often translated as travel, journey or procession and within the Dharmic traditions
is typically used to denote a pilgrimage.
Anna Saunders presents an approach to the Abrahamic faiths through the objects of the Ashmolean Museum.
We wanted to alert REtoday readers to some of the new learning opportunities for our subject in fresh examples of social media. Here are some of our favourite recent examples, compiled by Fiona Moss.
In Islamic spirituality, the heart, not the brain, is responsible for deep understanding, and the place where true knowledge is kept. In Arabic, the word for heart is ‘qalb’, which literally means ‘that which...
Charlotte Newman likes travelling and teaching RE. Here are her examples of the times when these two passions line up.
This idea invites your pupils to spend imaginary money on a fantasy school trip. Read the boxes carefully in your group of four and respond to the six tasks in order, discussing each one until you agree. Keep careful...
Adam Robertson, adviser with RE Today, considers the case of holy journeying to Walsingham for the classroom.