Other Training and Conferences

RE: Intent, Implementation and Subject Knowledge

Thursday 30th April 2020, 9.00-4.00pm at Learn Sheffield CANCELLED

Primary, KS1-KS2 Suitable for Teachers of 5-11s looking to deepen their knowledge and teaching of RE in light of OFSTED research. Perfect for NQTs as well as experienced teachers and any teaching staff with a responsibility for RE. This course will help you to think about how RE in your school is structured using OFSTED terminology and support schools to think about their curriculum in the light of OFSTED research. The course will also give teachers numerous practical and ready to use ideas to implement with the 4-11 age range in RE.

Arrival Refreshments will be available on arrival.
Session 1: Intent
  • What are we teaching? Why are we teaching it?
  • How can my school plan for RE which enables pupils to think for themselves about religions and beliefs?
  • How do pupils progress through the RE curriculum you are providing
Session 2: Implementation
  • What are we teaching? Why are we teaching it?

What use can we make of creative methods and links in RE? How can all pupils improve their ability to express their own ideas about reli-gious and spiritual questions? What do pupils need to know? What strategies will help them with this? What learning strategies enable pupils to be increasingly thoughtful about religion, belief, diversity and spirituality? How can RE contribute to pupils’ ability to think about values?

  • What is the cultural capital that RE could deliver?
Lunch A buffet will be provided.
Session 3: Subject Knowledge: Teaching Christianity and Islam This session will improve teacher subject knowledge and provide samples of strategies to use with pupils across the primary school.

Fiona MossFiona Moss, National RE Adviser and CEO of NATRE

This day will be delivered by Fiona Moss, who is a National RE Adviser and CEO of National Association of Teachers of RE (NATRE) she works with teachers in all sectors but is mostly a primary specialist. She is currently the Editor of RE Today’s Primary RE series 'Inspiring RE', and edited 'RE Ideas' and 'Opening up RE', most recently she co-wrote ‘Assessment in RE: A practical guide’ and has written several other primary publications. Fiona is also the Chief Executive Officer for NATRE, she works closely with the DFE and OFSTED and other key stakeholders in education, and is well-known in this context for and her involvement in RE at a national level, lobbying to support RE.

The cost to attend is £75 per person.

Subscribing schools can use any available bespoke credit that is currently un-used.