SKE 2018: Princes Road Synagogue & Liverpool Anglican Cathedral | Sjay Patterson

The group took a trip to Liverpool as part of their ongoing subject knowledge development course to look at the differences between the Jewish and Christian places of worship. First stop was the very grand and ornate OrthodoxJewish Synagogue. Trainees were able to hear about the history of the Jewish community in Liverpool, the features … More SKE 2018: Princes Road Synagogue & Liverpool Anglican Cathedral | Sjay Patterson

A little bit of Black Box Thinking – Reflecting on the New RS GCSE | mrslhteach

  (*was this Henry Ford?) I, like many, have been worrying about the new RS GCSE.  The volume and difficulty of the content has increased, as has the religious knowledge.  No more can students get away with ‘love your neighbour’ as a nod to Christianity. I went into school on Results Day.  I hugged students.  … More A little bit of Black Box Thinking – Reflecting on the New RS GCSE | mrslhteach

A little bit of Black Box Thinking – Reflecting on the New RS GCSE | mrslhteach

  (*was this Henry Ford?) I, like many, have been worrying about the new RS GCSE.  The volume and difficulty of the content has increased, as has the religious knowledge.  No more can students get away with ‘love your neighbour’ as a nod to Christianity. I went into school on Results Day.  I hugged students.  … More A little bit of Black Box Thinking – Reflecting on the New RS GCSE | mrslhteach

RE SKE 2018: Preston Gujurat Hindu Temple & Vajravarahi Kadampa Meditation Centre | Sjay Patterson

On Thursday we ventured up the M6 to visit the Gujurat Hindu Temple and Preston Buddhist centre as part of developing our subject knowledge about the Dharmic traditions. At the Gujurat Temple, we were able to learn about the importance of the temple in Hindu puja (worship) and the significance and stories of some of … More RE SKE 2018: Preston Gujurat Hindu Temple & Vajravarahi Kadampa Meditation Centre | Sjay Patterson

RE SKE 2018: Sri Guru Gobind Singh Gurdwara | Sjay Patterson

We all enjoyed a visit to the Sri Guru Gobind Singh Gurdwara in Chorlton as part of our Sikhism development on the SKE. We were treated to a tour of the Gurdwara, lots of discussion and questions with our host, Sukhbir, before enjoying the free meal given to all visitors, the langar. Continue reading at: … More RE SKE 2018: Sri Guru Gobind Singh Gurdwara | Sjay Patterson