How many would be… Christians? Muslims? Hindus? Buddhist? Other religions? No religion?
To be able to share examples of creative curriculum planning with other members of staff back in school To have applied some simple tools to enable creative curriculum planning with RE at the heart
Effective RE has these characteristics: - it stimulates the children’s imagination - it links to other curriculum areas, especially English, art, drama and music - creative activities have a clear focus of learning - there are high expectations through the use of enquiry
A stimulus to motivate and engage A clear conceptual focus so RE can link to other curriculum areas easily e.g. ‘belonging’, ‘community’, ‘commitment’, ‘journey’… Pupil led questioning and activities designed to elicit a range of creative responses High expectations where assessment is part of the planning process and embedded in the enquiry framework A framework which allows for creativity
The Lord’s Prayer Project Journeys Values Eco RE A Time for Everything Community of enquiry Godly Play
The issue of withdrawal. RE must be discernable in planning. Consider integration and discreet RE False links- beware…don’t make links that aren’t there…! Creative approaches must enhance the RE- remember Transforming RE…
Use one of the resources provided today Use the proposed AS enquiry framework to explore a concept in RE and link to other curriculum areas Explore ways of using the outside space at school to develop cross curricular approaches to the environment