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RE GCSE Conference

'Bringing the new RE GCSE to Life'

Thursday 29th June 2017

Grafton Manor, Bromsgrove, B61 7HA

  • Get practical ideas of how to engage students in RE and meet the demands of the new curriculum
  • Understand how to tackle Islamophobia and effectively teach the subject of Islam
  • Deepen your knowledge with faith experts in Islam, Buddhism, Hinduism and Judaism
  • Share ideas and resources in the interactive TeachMeet session

Keynote speakers include RE Today's Stephen Pett and  Kate Christopher, Artist and Speaker Razwan Ul-Haq and a host of faith experts. 

Free Resources

Conference Agenda:

Keynote 1: Bringing the RE GCSE alive! Active Learning - Deep Thinking, Kate Christopher, RE Today

Practical ways of engaging students in GCSE RE and manageable ways of navigating the demands of the new specification while still doing great RE!

Keynote 2: Teaching Islam: Handling Difficult Issues and Islamophobia, Razwan Ul-Haq Artist & Speaker, and Kate Christopher, RE Today

How do you handle teaching Islam in the classroom in the current climate of Islamophobia?  This session will offer thoughts and strategies on how to deal with difficult questions and misconceptions when teaching Islam.

Workshops: Meet the Faith Experts: Islam, Buddhism, Hinduism and Christianity

Spend an hour discussing the new GCSE specification content with a faith expert and extend your subject knowledge.

Keynote 3: Getting Pupils into Texts – Stephen Pett, RE Today 

Lots of practical ideas for helping pupils engage with texts, with a little background theory from hermeneutics, geared to support learning in KS3 and beyond.

RE ‘TeachMeet’ It’s time to share! – Chris Giles, RE SLE at South Bromsgrove High        

Bring along an idea or resource that has worked for you and share it with your colleagues! 3-5 minute presentations.

Download the full agenda below


How to Book:

Places on the conference are £99.00 per person including lunch, refreshments and resources.  Book two full price places and get the third for free!  Click here to book your place!

Held at Elizabethan manor house Grafton Manor in Bromsgrove, the conference will begin with registration at 8:30am and finish at 3:30pm.