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    Don’t forget to take a look at our Autumn term Religious Education training offers!
    by Cormac Wilton - Thursday, 22 July 2021, 3:10 PM

    With the summer holidays approaching, we would like to thank you all for your continued support over this difficult year and hope you get some well-earned rest over the summer period!

    A reminder as well that our new Autumn training catalogue is available through the link here where you will find details of all our Religious Education training opportunities next term.

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    Message from the Muslim Council of Britain on Eid Al Adha 2021
    by RE Moodle administrator - Tuesday, 20 July 2021, 11:16 AM

    The Muslim Council of Britain has recently sent out this message to their news mailing list subscribers.

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    New Cross-phase conference for autumn term: Launch of Living Difference IV – 30 November 2021
    by Cormac Wilton - Friday, 16 July 2021, 2:47 PM

    Presented by the HIAS RE team, this virtual one-day conference will offer an overview of and training in Living Difference IV, the revised locally agreed RE syllabus for Hampshire, Southampton, Portsmouth and Isle of Wight schools.

    Aimed at headteachers and senior leaders with curriculum responsibility, primary subject leaders and secondary heads of RE departments, this is a key CPD event which will inform schools’ RE for the next five years.

    Search and book on the learning zone using keywords: Living Difference IV

    Price: Sub £90 / SLA £65 / Full £108

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    RE in the Autumn term 2021
    by RE Moodle administrator - Wednesday, 14 July 2021, 4:15 PM

    We've put together a comprehensive list of autumn festivals/topics, along with a wide variety of RE support available including:

    • CPD training opportunities
    • medium term planning online
    • teaching packs to purchase and 
    • artefact boxes to borrow.

    Planning your box needs further ahead? See the link to the artefact box catalogue.

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    Are you a newly appointed RE lead?
    by RE Moodle administrator - Monday, 12 July 2021, 3:25 PM

    We can offer you lots of support:

    • Managing RE effectively at KS1 and KS2 - guidance pack written by the County RE team which includes an introduction to the locally agreed RE syllabus, advice on writing your school's RE policy, auditing your school's RE, planning RE in the primary phase, ...
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    Take a look at our Religious Education Autumn term training catalogue!
    by Cormac Wilton - Wednesday, 7 July 2021, 4:26 PM

    HIAS have recently created a new catalogue for our autumn term training which can be found through the link here.

    This will include information regarding all upcoming training offers during this period, as well as brief descriptions of each course and how to book via the learning zone.

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    CPD support for teaching RE according to Living Difference III
    by RE Moodle administrator - Monday, 5 July 2021, 4:09 PM

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    RE training catalogue and courses page

    Please note that some of the training below will be delivered virtually:

    • 06.10.21 Collective worship in primary schools

    • 11.10.21 Reviewing SMSC provision in the light of the requirement to promote fundamental British values

    • 13.10.21 Usi...

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    Available for the autumn term - RE and the new Ofsted Framework for 21-22 (Webinar) – 20 October 2021
    by Caroline Cain - Wednesday, 30 June 2021, 11:45 AM

    Working with the latest edition of the Ofsted handbook, this half day course will deepen understanding of the requirements for RE in the most recent Ofsted Handbook and Framework.

    Search and book on the learning zone using keywords: RE Ofsted

    Price: Sub £95 / SLA £75 / Full £114

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    Teaching RE in the EYFS: revised guidance, CPD and support
    by RE Moodle administrator - Wednesday, 30 June 2021, 8:35 AM

    Are you preparing for the 2021 EYFS framework? 

    From 1 September 2021, it is a legal requirement for schools with Early Years and Foundation Stage (EYFS) children to follow the requirements of the Statutory framework for the early years foundation stage (2021).

    The new EYFS framework ...

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    Primary RE – Christianity 2021-22 webinar is now taking bookings for autumn term - 13 October 2021
    by Cormac Wilton - Wednesday, 23 June 2021, 11:40 AM

    This 1 hour long webinar will help teachers increase their confidence in teaching Christianity and provide suggestions for progression in children’s knowledge and skill from Foundation Stage to year 6, together with an overview of areas that are important for transition to Secondary RE.

    Search and book on the learning zone using keywords: Primary RE – Christianity

    Price: Sub £45 / SLA £30 / Full £54