Francesca explains why RE must be on the school timetable!

Posted on 9th May 2017

Francesca Collyer-Powell who plans to train as an RE teacher created this short article as part of her work for the TeachRE Subject Knowledge Course. We were so impressed we had to share it with you!   WHY RE? – for parents.   RE is an incredibly exciting and challenging subject which holds an important […]

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Promoting RE Teaching with Undergraduates

Posted on 27th April 2017

Promoting RE Teaching with Undergraduates   The aim   To strengthen links between local secondary schools and the University of Cambridge Faculty of Divinity in order to promote the teaching of RE.   What we did   We began with an activity to engage the undergraduates with current thinking and comment about religious education as […]

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Theology Taster Day

Posted on 24th January 2017

RE Prefects have a Theology Taster Day at the Faculty of Divinity, Cambridge University On the 28th of September we travelled by minibus to Cambridge University’s Faculty of Divinity and soon we were looking around their library. We found some old, rare books about theology and religions. Some smelt really nice! After that, the whole […]

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Hannah explains what inspired her to apply to teach RE

Posted on 17th January 2017

Hannah explains what inspired her to apply to teach RE. When deciding on my second year module choices, the Religious Education placement module was my first solid choice. My enthusiasm for learning about different religions and ways of life stemmed from my secondary school RE classes, so being given the opportunity to see how other […]

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The Importance of RE

Posted on 1st December 2016

In this short article Sophia explains why she believes RE is so important in schools and how a ‘taste’ of teaching the subject as part of her degree course has confirmed her desire to become a teacher after she graduates.   I have always had a passion for learning about different religions, and so it […]

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