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Using Discovery RE with Composite Classes

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?

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 Framework

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.

CoRE and Discovery RE

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 does Discovery RE support the 2018 SIAMS inspection framework?

How Discovery RE can support Church of England schools in fulfilling and evidencing elements of the new SIAMS 2018 inspection framework

Upcoming Training Cancelled

Dear Colleagues, In the light of the Covid-19 situation we are living in at present, and wanting to be socially responsible as well as keep our team and colleagues safe, Discovery RE is cancelling all training events or engagements until the end of the month. We will review the situation … Continue reading

Discovery RE and Electronic Pupil Assessment/Tracking Systems

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.

Discovery RE 3rd Edition has arrived

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.

Good practice guide for RE teachers

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

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

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