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  • The weekend marks the anniversary of the murder of Jo Cox MP who inspires us all when she said we had more in common than divides us.

    Your event could be big or small, indoors or out, it's entirely up to you. It could be a street party, a barbecue, a game of football or an afternoon tea. Whatever you and your neighbours decide, you will be a part of a huge national occasion.

  • DO YOU WANT TO HELP SHAPE RE FOR THE FUTURE?  If so, you need to attend the evidence gathering session being held in Birmingham on Thursday 4th May. This is being held by the Religious Education Council who are currently looking at the state of RE in schools.

  • Peacemakers - A two-day SAPERE validated course on 'Philosophy for Children (P4C) Foundation Level 1' is being held on Friday 12th May and Monday 15th May 2017 at The Priory Rooms, 40 Bull Street, Birmingham, B4 6AF. For more information please click the following link:  http://www.lifeworldslearning.co.uk/p4c.html

  • The University of Warwick Faith Schools are undertaking a 3 year research initiative aiming to develop a regulatory framework for UK faith schools and are being funded by the Spencer Foundation. The aim is to bridge wider philosophical questions of the role of faith schools in education with policy proposals.

  • Questions: Jewish People offers practical resources for teaching Judaism as a vibrant, living faith in Britain today. You can purchase this resource by clicking the following 'RE Today' link below:

  • Check out this resource recommended by a member of the NATRE Excutive. The Hinduism Today website features news, articles, educational resources and videos. Lots of content is free. Please visit the website at http://www.hinduismtoday.com

  • With the Sikh festival of Baisakhi coming up in April, consider teaching your students about the origins of Sikhism. This exciting resource from BBC iWonder looks at Sikhism's turbulent history. To access this resource please click the link below:

  • The new website aims to provide high quality and engaging materials to help teachers and pupils explore the Bahá’í Faith across primary and secondary age ranges. The site provides basic information about the faith as well as free downloadable lesson resources, and can also be used by teachers to contact local Bahá’ís to arrange school visits. Please visit the new website at http://re.bahai.org.uk/.

  • Peacemakers Spring 2017 Newsletter is now available. Please see attachment.

  • Many teachers have been awaiting the alternatives to ‘Route 1’ which have been specially designed for schools where the majority of the children are of a heritage that is not Christian. The lessons in these new routes are now publishing and have been carefully balanced to ensure that children’s heritage is recognised but that the balance of the lessons remain in the main Christian, ensuring legal compliance. If you have recently purchased Route 1 and would now prefer Route 2 or 3, make contact with us through the ‘Contact us’ page on the website.