Discovery RE and Curriculum for Wales and Humanities AoLE for Religion, Values and Ethics The Donaldson Report (2015) stated 4 purposes which form the core of the Curriculum for Wales. These are that children and young people should be helped to become: ambitious, capable learners, ready to learn throughout their … Continue reading
Discovery RE and Curriculum for Wales and Humanities AoLE for Religion, Values and Ethicsby DiscoveryRE, 22 February, 2021
Guidance for Using Discovery RE with Composite Classes This guidance is to support schools teaching Discovery RE to a range of ages in a class throughout the school. The fact that Discovery RE is medium-term planning, allows units (enquiries) to be moved between adjacent age groups quite easily. The first … Continue reading →
How does Discovery RE support schools in evidencing intent, implementation and impact?by DiscoveryRE, 21 May, 2020
How does Discovery RE support schools in evidencing intent, implementation and impact? This downloadable article will support school leaders and leaders of RE in particular, in preparing for Ofsted and being able to confidently evidence and explain how Discovery RE supports them in fulfilling these expectations. In the article we … Continue reading →
Discovery RE and Jigsaw PSHE: How they contribute to 2019 Ofsted Education Inspection Frameworkby DiscoveryRE, 30 September, 2019
Discovery RE and Jigsaw PSHE: How they contribute to 2019 Ofsted Education Inspection Framework This document sets out how the Jigsaw and the Discovery RE programmes can contribute significantly to an ‘outstanding’ judgement in relation to the Education Inspection Framework, May 2019.
Discovery RE and the Commission on Religious Education (CoRE) The Commission on Religious Education (CoRE) have released a report titled ‘Religion and Worldviews: the way forward, a national plan for RE’ which highlights the need for a raise in status for the subject, greater investment in training and the need … Continue reading →
Discovery RE and Electronic Pupil Assessment/Tracking Systemsby DiscoveryRE, 14 March, 2019
We are pleased to announce that Target Tracker, Classroom Monitor and Educater have now made Discovery RE’s assessment statements available for schools using these systems.
How Discovery RE can support Church of England schools in fulfilling and evidencing elements of the new SIAMS 2018 inspection framework
How does Discovery RE support the Welsh Curriculumby DiscoveryRE, 18 February, 2019
How does Discovery RE support the Welsh Curriculum Welsh education is going through a period of considerable change, with an extensive review being undertaken led by Professor Graham Donaldson, ‘Successful Futures’ which is going to have a major impact upon the Welsh curriculum. “The children and young people of today … Continue reading →
Fulfilling the Well-being of Future Generations (Wales)by DiscoveryRE, 18 February, 2019
How can Jigsaw, the mindful approach to PSHE, and Discovery RE support providers in fulfilling the Well-being of Future Generations (Wales) Act 2015 ? The Wellbeing of Future Generations (Wales) Act 2015 is legislation requiring public bodies such as local authorities, health boards and other organisations such as Arts and … Continue reading →
How Discovery RE supports schools to implement the recommendations of the “Bold Beginnings” reportby DiscoveryRE, 24 May, 2018
In January 2017, Her Majesty’s Chief Inspector (HMCI) commissioned an Ofsted-wide review of the curriculum. Its aim was to provide fresh insight into leaders’ curriculum intentions, how these are implemented and the impact on outcomes for pupils. The "Bold Beginnings" report specifically focuses on the Reception Year and the extent to which a school’s curriculum for four- and five-year-olds prepares them for the rest of their education and beyond.