Encourage a thirst for knowledge in your Key Stage 3 RE students with engaging, content-rich lessons that lay a firm foundation for the new Religious Studies GCSE.
- Ensure students gain a firm grounding for future GCSE success through building knowledge and explanations of key terms and concepts.
- Inspire an interest in religion through a compelling narrative, fascinating facts and extraordinary people.
- Help all students to think critically about religion and assess their understanding with extended writing and essays with questions for each topic.
- Aid pupil memory with a ‘Knowledge organiser’ at the end of each unit with key dates, vocabulary and significant people.
- Save time with additional supporting materials for free online, containing short quizzes, activities, ‘Knowledge organisers’, and suggestions for additional resources.
About the Authors
- Robert Orme has taught at a number of secondary schools in the UK. He is currently Head of Religious Education at a mixed state school in London. His writings on RE and secondary education have been featured in a number of publications including TES, Schools Week, The Telegraph and RE:Online.
- Neil McKain is Head of Religious Studies at a UK secondary school. He has served on the NATRE executive for the last three years and is an educational adviser to TrueTube and the British Humanist Association.
- Andy Lewis is an Assistant Headteacher and Director of RE in St Bonaventure's in East London. He has been teaching for over 12 years and has recently written a textbook for the Edexcel GCSE Catholic Christianity specification. He has led the London RE Hub network and worked on regional and national projects to help improve the standard of RE.
- Tristan Elby is an RE teacher, most recently at Shiplake College. He is currently completing a D.Phil in Theology at the University of Oxford. He holds a degree in Theology and Religious Studies from the University of Cambridge and a M.St. in the study of Religion from the University of Oxford.