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  • A Lift the Lid resource has been given an accreditation mark by Understanding Christianity.The Church of England Office project, Understanding Christianity is a substantial resources which supports the teaching of Christianity in Religious Education for pupils from 4-14years of age.

  • 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.

  • FREE COLLECTIVE WORSHIP RESOURCES TO SUPPORT THE RETURN TO SCHOOL IN AUTUMN 2020 - provided by Services for Education.

    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 servicesforeducation.co.uk

     

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