This case study shows how a secondary school transformed staff and students’ perceptions of religious education by reinvigorating teaching, the curriculum and the profile of the subject across the school. It may also be useful for a school that is reviewing provision for spiritual, moral, social and cultural development (SMSC). Read the case study, Transforming Religious Education in … Read more
Smannell and Enham Primary School has effectively integrated ‘Philosophy for Children’ (P4C) within RE, in the context of implementing an innovative cycle of learning which lies at the heart of the syllabus. As a result, RE has been a catalyst for wider developments in teaching and learning across the school. Read the case study, Enquiry-based … Read more
Meeting of REC Officers with Nick Gibb Minister for Schools 19 May 2011 At their meeting with the Minister, Brian Gates, John Keast and Deborah Weston pressed the unintended negative effects on RE arising from the education policy being pursued by the government. These include the impact of EBacc proposals on GCSE provision in RE and related … Read more
Research among young people, including school leavers and those in full-time education, indicates that Religious Education (RE) is a valued subject that leaves a lasting impression on those who study it.