GCSE RS: Extended Writings Questions | noreply@blogger.com (Mr Lewis)

“We are all teachers of literacy”(Every English teacher / literacy coordinator, ever!) Many RE teachers have been panicking about content and delivery time with the new GCSE in RS, quite understandably. However I have come to the conclusion that actually we also need to explicitly focus on literacy, namely writing good ‘argument’ essays. There is … More GCSE RS: Extended Writings Questions | noreply@blogger.com (Mr Lewis)

Birmingham School Philosothon, March 2017 | lizzylewissapere

On Wednesday 15th March 2017, ninety of the best philosophical minds in Birmingham met at Yardley Wood Community Primary School to attend the city’s first ever inter-school Philosothon. The 7-11 year olds displayed critical, caring, creative and collaborative (‘4C’) thinking skills as they discussed key questions arising from Robert Munsch’s Paper Bag Princess. Fabulous organisation … More Birmingham School Philosothon, March 2017 | lizzylewissapere

OCR A Level Religious Studies: Practice Questions | vardycharlotte

1. Plato’s theory of the forms is unconvincing! Discuss (40) 2. There are no absolutes in Ethics; all values are relative. Critically evaluate this view. (40) 3. There is no way to prove that everything has a cause. Critically evaluate this statement. (40) 4. Critically assess Natural Law as a means of making decisions about … More OCR A Level Religious Studies: Practice Questions | vardycharlotte

Birmingham School Philosothon, March 2017 | lizzylewissapere

On Wednesday 15th March 2017, ninety of the best philosophical minds in Birmingham met at Yardley Wood Community Primary School to attend the city’s first ever inter-school Philosothon. The 7-11 year olds displayed critical, caring, creative and collaborative (‘4C’) thinking skills as they discussed key questions arising from Robert Munsch’s Paper Bag Princess. Fabulous organisation … More Birmingham School Philosothon, March 2017 | lizzylewissapere

A Level (A2) Predictions 2017 – OCR Philosophy and Ethics | Matthew Livermore

It’s that time of year again. Let’s see whether we can take a look at the previous questions and take an educated guess about what might come up. The truth is that this has become harder and harder to do. A few years ago there were a few topics that hadn’t come up. Now everything … More A Level (A2) Predictions 2017 – OCR Philosophy and Ethics | Matthew Livermore

How to get students to evaluate – Teaching by concepts & transferring knowledge | missdcox

The new GCSEs are providing a challenge for many teachers especially in Religious studies. One of the many challenges is that there is more evaluation (some legacy specs were void of this). Many teachers have gone for teaching a superficial type of evaluation that often resorts to using a mnemonic for students to use for … More How to get students to evaluate – Teaching by concepts & transferring knowledge | missdcox

How to get students to evaluate – Teaching by concepts & transferring knowledge | missdcox

The new GCSEs are providing a challenge for many teachers especially in Religious studies. One of the many challenges is that there is more evaluation (some legacy specs were void of this). Many teachers have gone for teaching a superficial type of evaluation that often resorts to using a mnemonic for students to use for … More How to get students to evaluate – Teaching by concepts & transferring knowledge | missdcox