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How Discovery RE supports schools to implement the recommendations of the “Bold Beginnings” report

by 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.

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Tagged on : Curriculum Review

Spice up your RE

by DiscoveryRE, 4 January, 2018

Often I have been asked the following questions:      How do we raise the profile of RE within a school?  How do we make an impact in the school? I have often been asked these questions when someone has inherited the role of RE Co-ordinator and, after a brief audit, have … Continue reading

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Meadow Park Academy – Berkshire

by DiscoveryRE, 24 July, 2017

Success Story with Meadow Park Academy in Berkshire Significant success with Subject Knowledge and Assessment. We find progression in Discovery RE to be very clear. Each year is different, so children build on their knowledge and what they learn in Year One is very different to Year Six. We also … Continue reading

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Discovery RE 3rd Edition has arrived

by DiscoveryRE, 24 April, 2017

Discovery RE 3rd Edition has arrived! Hi everyone, Just a quick post to let you know that the Discovery RE 3rd Edition has arrived and is available now for new customers to order directly from our online shop.

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Churchfield CE Primary Academy – Staffordshire

by DiscoveryRE, 13 March, 2017

Success Story with Churchfield CE Primary Academy in Staffordshire Significant success with the RE Curriculum. Using the enquiry-based approach in Discovery RE has really enabled the children to deepen their thinking. Starting each unit from the children’s own experience engages them straight away and they are then keen to find out how … Continue reading

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Tagged on : C of E , RE Curriculum , SIAMS

Using Discovery RE and Understanding Christianity together

by DiscoveryRE, 27 September, 2016

Understanding Christianity cannot be used to replace Discovery RE and Discovery RE cannot be used to deliver Understanding Christianity. They can, however, be used together to deliver a holistic and balanced RE programme.

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Good practice guide for RE teachers

by DiscoveryRE, 8 August, 2016

The Religious Education Council of England and Wales has produced a good practice guide for RE Teachers. This voluntary code of practice was drawn up in 2009, as a reassurance for teachers, colleagues, pupils and parents to cover the concerns they may have about the delivery of RE in schools … Continue reading

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St Luke’s C.E. Primary (Bournemouth)

by DiscoveryRE, 19 July, 2016

Success Story with St. Luke’s CE Primary in Dorset Significant success with Critical Thinking and Confidence. Since having adopted the Discovery Scheme to deliver our RE curriculum we have seen a huge improvement in the pupil’s critical thinking skills. Previously our RE curriculum had a strong focus on subject knowledge. … Continue reading

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Informed conversation and dialogue on belief and faith are key to a peaceful society

by DiscoveryRE, 6 May, 2016

Nigel Genders, Chief Education Officer for the Church of England, gave oral evidence to the All Party Parliamentary Group for Religious Education on Religious Literacy. When I last spoke to the APPG we were asking what RE in schools is for, and I suggested that it should primarily be about … Continue reading

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