“Religion will have no place in 22nd century Britain!” Discuss (40) | vardycharlotte

Religion is in decline in 21st Century Britain. This does not seem to be due to an increase in peoples’ understanding of science and acceptance of it as a complete explanation for life.  As Richard Dawkins has observed, even non-religious people remain wedded to unscientific beliefs and the battle for science and reason is a long … More “Religion will have no place in 22nd century Britain!” Discuss (40) | vardycharlotte

6th Form Study Skills: Learning & Note Taking | noreply@blogger.com (Mr Lewis)

“A man maie well bring a horse to the water, But he can not make him drinke without he will.” wrote John Heywood in A Dialogue Conteinyng the Nomber in Effect of all the Prouerbes in the Englishe Tongue. It was true in the 12th Century, and it remains so today. We cannot always get our … More 6th Form Study Skills: Learning & Note Taking | noreply@blogger.com (Mr Lewis)

The same homework for 3 years – how and why | missdcox

We have a 3 year key stage 4. Students that opt for GCSE Religious Studies have 3 different homeworks that carry through every year. I have blogged previously about some of these (see links in headers) but not as our key stage 4 homework programme as a whole. Learning keywords Students are given mini booklets of … More The same homework for 3 years – how and why | missdcox

REVIEW: Exploring the Mass (TERE) | noreply@blogger.com (Mr Lewis)

Exploring the Mass is a brand new resource, authored by Cardinal Vincent Nichols, published by the Teacher’s Enterprise in Religious Education. It has been published in the Autumn 2017 and provides a high quality, versatile DVD and textbook for the study of the Mass. Here I offer some of my own thoughts on the two … More REVIEW: Exploring the Mass (TERE) | noreply@blogger.com (Mr Lewis)

The same homework for 3 years – how and why | missdcox

We have a 3 year key stage 4. Students that opt for GCSE Religious Studies have 3 different homeworks that carry through every year. I have blogged previously about some of these (see links in headers) but not as our key stage 4 homework programme as a whole. Learning keywords Students are given mini booklets of … More The same homework for 3 years – how and why | missdcox

CoRE Interim Report: My Response | noreply@blogger.com (Mr Lewis)

In February, I presented some evidence to initial evidence gathering session for the CoRE (see <here>). In October 2017, they published an interim report, with a call for further evidence. I strongly urge RE teachers to take the time to read, reflect and respond to this (read the report and find the link to the … More CoRE Interim Report: My Response | noreply@blogger.com (Mr Lewis)

“Boethius proved that God’s omniscience is compatible with human free will.” Discuss (40) | vardycharlotte

Boethius’ discussion of Divine omniscience can be found in his Consolations of Philosophy, Book 5.  Facing his own death, Boethius reflects on the human condition and imagines a dialogue with Lady Philosophy, who points out the vast web of Aristotelian causation in which our lives are caught. Boethius asks “in this series of linked causes is there … More “Boethius proved that God’s omniscience is compatible with human free will.” Discuss (40) | vardycharlotte