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What is Discovery RE?

Discovery RE® is an enquiry-based approach to Religious Education that consistently delivers excellent learning outcomes

Discovery RE is a comprehensive set of detailed medium-term planning for Religious Education for the whole primary school from Foundation to Year 6.

Enquiry-based modules on Christianity, Buddhism, Hinduism, Islam, Judaism and Sikhism.

Christianity is taught in every year group, with Christmas and Easter given fresh treatment each year, developing children’s learning in a progressive way.

  • Hard copy plus CD copy
  • 6-lesson enquiry modules for each year group covering each required religion plus additional optional enquiries.
  • Ready-made Assessment Task Sheets with exemplified attainment descriptors.
  • Engagement activities start in the children’s experience and then investigate the world of religion.
  • Critical thinking skills are developed.
  • SMSC opportunities are identified in each module.
  • Full planning for EYFS.

How is Discovery RE different?

Discovery RE® is an enquiry-based approach to Religious Education that consistently delivers excellent learning outcomes

Launch Your Lessons

Deliver fun and challenging lessons from F1 to Y6 with our medium term plans.

Easy Assessment

Task Tips and Resources help you mark meaningfully and easily assess progress.

Major Bases Included

Christianity, Judaism, Islam, Hinduism, Sikhism and (in the 3rd edition) Buddhism.

Road to Success

30 Years RE teaching knowledge aligned with Ofsted recommendations and National Guidance.

Achievements

Discovery RE praised in SIAMS reports. Scroll down to see who is using Discovery RE and why.

What people say

Scroll down for comments about Discovery RE from teachers and children.

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What You Get

Discovery RE® provides structure and detailed medium term planning for the whole primary school
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Everything you need to deliver fun and creative RE lessons with even greater confidence!
 Contains detailed medium term planning for each year group (F1-Y6).

Teachers' Folder

Contains detailed medium term planning for each year group (F1-Y6).

Convenient electronic version for shared access and easy editing.

Resource CDROM

Convenient electronic version for shared access and easy editing.

12 months of online mentoring support with one of our resident experts.

Free Support

12 months of online mentoring support with one of our resident experts.

Discovery RE Schools can download scheme updates for free!

Update Policy

Discovery RE Schools can download scheme updates for free!

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Children's Journals

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What Teachers say...

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There are two educations.
One should teach us how to make a living
and the other how to live.
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What Children say...

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Religions Covered

Discovery RE® covers the 6 principal religions plus other belief systems

Buddhism

Buddhism

Christianity

Christian

Hinduism

Hinduism

Islam

Islam

Judaism

Judaism

Sikhism

Sikhism

Click a religious symbol above to see a specific Sample Enquiry

or you can get a quick Composite View here.

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How much is Discovery RE?

Discovery RE® can be obtained in Single Year Group Set(s) or as a Whole School Set offering choice and value for schools

Foundation Set

£ 125

+ Carriage & VAT
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  • Slimline Folder Comprising
    • Both Foundation Years (1 & 2)
  • Resources on CDROM
  • 12 Months Support

Single Set

£ 125

+ Carriage & VAT
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  • Slimline Folder Comprising
    • Your chosen Year Group
  • Resources on CDROM
  • 12 Months Support

Whole School Set Best Option

£ 575

+ Carriage & VAT
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  • Full Discovery RE Folder Comprising
    • Foundation (1 & 2)
    • All Year Groups (1 through 6)
  • Resources on CDROM
  • 12 Months Support

Inspection Copy

£ FREE

for 30 days
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  • Full Folder
  • All Year Groups
  • 30 Day Inspection Period
  • No Worries!

DISCOVERY RE TEAM

Here are some of the people behind Discovery RE®
Jan Lever
Jan Lever Director
Jan qualified as a Primary teacher in 1981 with a B.Ed (Hons), Religious Studies as her special subject. As an NQT she built an RE department from scratch in an 11-16 comprehensive school before completing an MA in Religious Studies at Kings College, London, in which she studied “spiritual development and religious experience in childhood” strongly suggesting this should offer insight into how to best teach RE
David Rees
David Rees Senior Consultant
David has been an RE teacher for 25 years including 12 years Advanced Skills experience, a member of SACRE and an adviser to local authorities. He has been involved in review and amendment of agreed RE syllabi and led numerous workshops for Key Stages 1-4 as well as planning Syllabus launch conferences.
Alison Harris
Alison Harris Senior Consultant
Alison managed KS1 and EYFS (Early Years Foundation Stage) for 10 years and has led numerous whole school projects both within her own school and in liaison with others in learning networks. She also delivers training to NQTs and schools across the country, specialising in RE.
Julia Watson
Julia Watson Associate Consultant
Starting as an A-level RE Teacher before being a PSHE Coordinator, Youth Worker and Primary School Teacher, she now works as an RE Coordinator in Oxford and joined Discovery RE as an Associate Consultant after using the scheme with ‘unbelievable effect’ in her own school.
Hannah Rees
Hannah Rees Associate Consultant
Hannah taught for 17 years across the Foundation Stage and Key Stage 1. During this time she was phase leader for each of these year groups, an Early Years moderator for Bournemouth LA, achieved outstanding from OFSTED, co-ordinated RE and led schools with their development of Thinking Skills.
Elaine Arnold
Elaine Arnold Business & Marketing Manager
After managing Community Investment Programmes for the South West region for Barclays bank, Elaine left to work with Arts organisations across the South West, developing partnerships with corporate organisations, local authorities and charities. Elaine was Business Development Manager for Dorset for The National Trust in Dorset before joining the Jan Lever Group. She brings extensive expertise in business development and marketing to the world of education.
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WHO'S ALREADY DISCOVERED?

Here are the people who already benefit from Discovery RE®
 
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