Impressively wrong- why Alfie Kohn’s advice on running rooms is not great | Tom Bennett

Enough is enough- it’s time to stop taking bad advice about behaviour when children’s futures are at stake Years ago I waited tables in TGI Fridays, where they used to run competitions for staff to see who could sell the most sticky, smoky meat and goldfish bowls of margaritas. Until one day the good times … More Impressively wrong- why Alfie Kohn’s advice on running rooms is not great | Tom Bennett

Year 2 Visit to Manchester Synagogue and Schul | Christopher Greenough

On 20th March, Year 2 students enjoyed a visit to the Manchester Synagogue and Schul, led by David Arnold. The visit was part of the fieldwork for the module on Judaism. David Arnold is an ambassador for the Jewish community, working with schools and universities. During the morning, David gave a talk on the Jewish … More Year 2 Visit to Manchester Synagogue and Schul | Christopher Greenough

Year 1 Visit Gujarat Temple in Preston | Christopher Greenough

After successfully completing a module on Hindu Dharma, on 12th March, Year 1 students received a warm welcome at the Gujarat Temple in Preston. Students were greeted by receiving a tilaka. This is part of the Hindu ritual of marking someone’s forehead with a fragrant paste, as a welcome and expression of honour when they arrive. … More Year 1 Visit Gujarat Temple in Preston | Christopher Greenough

“Religious Language is Meaningless!” Discuss [40] | vardycharlotte

For religious believers, the importance of arguing that religious language refers to something and is thus meaningful is obvious.  Without meaningful language, religion becomes difficult.  Faith may well be possible without formal, positive doctrine or liturgy – as the silent worship and commitment of members of the Society of Friends demonstrates – but without the … More “Religious Language is Meaningless!” Discuss [40] | vardycharlotte

Judaism and the Holocaust at Hindley | Paul Smalley

As part of their journey of learning how to be Secondary RE Teachers, Year 2 students planned a series of five lessons on Judaism and the Holocaust which they delivered to Year 8 pupils in one off-timetable day. It was a great experience for the students and the pupils – the feedback from everyone was … More Judaism and the Holocaust at Hindley | Paul Smalley