• Lift the Lid are offering two new free Easter e-resources for pupils of primary and secondary schools. These invaluable resources have been designed specifically for use in schools and are full of information to help students gain a better understanding of the events of the first Easter. Both resources come with teachers notes and worksheets.

  • The Bible Society are updating the Rainbow Bible for Primary age children and would love you to be involved.

  • Birmingham City Mission’s Easter ‘Hope’ assembly video for secondary schools is now available for download. The video is presented by staff and volunteers of BCM’s youth team and it is nearly 9 minutes long. The video is available to play to students before (or, equally, after) Easter. 

  • Birmingham City Mission are a Christian charity that serves the city of Birmingham through various social projects. BCM's youth team would like to offer their greetings and provide Easter Hope videos for schools. John Platt who works as part of the youth team would like to give schools a fresh insight into services and support they can provide. Please see the attached leaflet for more information about the team and their work.

  • Open Doors UK is a charity supplying Bibles, training church leaders, providing practical support and emergency relief, and supporting Christians who suffer for their faith. In the UK and Ireland, Open Doors works to raise awareness of global persecution, mobilising prayer, support and action among Christians.

  • The Faith Guiding Course 2021 will be delivered in 6 LIVE virtual Zoom sessions from 6.30pm to 8.45pm in May and June. The course is delivered by a team of dedicated faith tutors and guest speakers with opportunities for virtual interaction. Subsidised Cost £25.

    Each session will cover three components:

    - Learning about your own faith.

    - Learning about other faiths and interfaith relations.

  • Applications for the 2021/22 Farmington Scholarships are now open. These are Scholarships available to teachers of Religious Education and associated subjects in UK secondary, primary, and special needs schools. Head teachers who wish to undertake research into either religious education or values education are also eligible to apply.


    Designed around themes to include dealing with change, the role of community, accountability, hope and being thankful. These materials have written by Simone Whitehouse (RE adviser) and are provided by Birmingham SACRE (Standing Advisory Council for RE and Collective Worship).

  • Services for Education has published a really useful guide enabling schools to maintain their legislative requirement to deliver Collective Worship without an assembly.

    Available free of charge from


  • With the current situation below are some resources which may be useful for home tutoring.


    Hedgehog and Tortoise want to give each other a great big hug, but they're not allowed to touch. From the creators of the familiar book The Hug by Eoin McLaughlin and Polly Dunbar, comes a new version of this well-loved story: While We Can't Hug. It is perfect for helping children to understand different ways of responding to the current requirements for social distancing.

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