Discovery RE and Jigsaw PSHE: How they contribute to 2019 Ofsted Frameworkby DiscoveryRE, 30 September, 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 →
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.
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 →
Using Discovery RE and Understanding Christianity togetherby 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.
Feeling isolated? RE-energise your teaching with help from the Farmington Institute. The Farmington Institute serves to ‘support, encourage and improve Religious Education in schools, colleges and universities’. Discovery RE talks to the Director of the Farmington Trust, Dr Ralph Waller, about the Farmington Scholarship, the importance of RE and why … Continue reading →
Discovery RE and the Scottish Religious and Moral Education curriculumby DiscoveryRE, 22 September, 2015
The Curriculum for Scotland is called ‘the Curriculum for Excellence’. This curriculum is seen as a lifelong learning strategy installed by the Scottish Government. It intends to help young people gain the experiences and skills they need for ‘learning, life and work’. This paper offers our thoughts on how Discovery … Continue reading →