CoRE: Interim Report (2) – Building a Knowledge Curriculum | noreply@blogger.com (Mr Lewis)

Recently, I wrote a first response to the Commission on RE Interim Report (see <here>). My final paragraph was this:I would love to see the Commissioners sit down, with all their expertise, experience, knowledge and understanding of religion and belief, and set out a knowledge based curriculum, that teachers then help develop into Key Stage … More CoRE: Interim Report (2) – Building a Knowledge Curriculum | noreply@blogger.com (Mr Lewis)

Work-Life Balance & Email | noreply@blogger.com (Mr Lewis)

What did schools do before email? I started teaching in 2006 and already email was widely used. I was fairly used to that, as email had been a common form of communication at university. However it was not used at all when I myself was a student at school (pre-2002). It is not uncommon to … More Work-Life Balance & Email | noreply@blogger.com (Mr Lewis)

“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