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  • Upcoming RE Courses

    Visit our Learning Zone and search to book on any of the courses below using the course title or suggested keywords.

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     to view our upcoming Primary RE courses.
    Click here to view our upcoming Secondary RE courses.
    An easy reference list of upcoming dates is here.

  • Our latest RE training offers

    The training delivery model for individual courses is identified in the course titles on the Learning Zone as follows:

    Webinar – virtual training via Microsoft Teams
    Blended – courses that are a mixture of virtual and face to face training
    No categorisation – venue based training.

    For any queries regarding our training offer, please contact htlcdev@hants.gov.uk

    For any course booking queries, please contact htlc.courses@hants.gov.uk.

    • Take a look at the Primary RE learning opportunities available to book:

      To search for a specific course, type the course title or keywords in the 'Find Learning' box.



      Spring Term 2023


      How to Manage RE in Key Stage 1 and 2 2022-20237 February 2023

      Keyword Search: Manage RE

      This course is specifically designed for teachers new to the role of RE manager. It will provide comprehensive guidance to enable participants to develop RE effectively in a cross-curricular setting using the newly revised RE syllabus, Living Difference IV.

      Price: Sub £190 / SLA £115 / Full £228


      Assessment in Religious Education in the Primary Phase 22-23 22 February 2023

      Keyword Search: Assessment Religious

      Delegates will receive training in appropriate task-setting in RE, using assessment to improve learning and make judgements about pupils' work in relation to the newly revised RE syllabus Living Difference IV guidance on assessment and End of Year Expectations.

      Price: Sub £190 / SLA £115 / Full £228


      Collective Worship in Primary Schools 2022-23 (Webinar) 7 March 2023

      Keyword Search: Collective Worship

      This course is for those who organise and run Collective Worship in Primary schools. It will cover the legal requirements, consider what defines an event as Collective Worship and provide ideas for themes and topics for all schools.

      Price: Sub £75 / SLA £55 / Full £90


      Summer Term 2023


      Summer 22-23 - Primary RE NetworkVarious dates depending on location – 24 April or 25 April or 26 April or 9 May 2023 

      Keyword Search: Summer 22-23 RE

      These sessions are designed to enable RE managers to explore, share and develop good practice in RE in their schools. The sessions will focus on helping other staff to understand the cycle of enquiry, know the range of concepts in the Living Difference IV syllabus, create and amend planning for RE and help understand assessment issues across the school.

      Sessions will cover issues according to the needs of the participants, such as:

      • Supporting other staff in school - what is Hampshire RE using Living Difference IV about?
      • Developing schemes of work for RE within a developing, integrated curriculum using the golden threads and an understanding of Abrahamic and Dharmic religions.
      • RE through cross curricular learning.
      • Developing thinking skills in RE, Assessing RE and RE's contribution to pupils' SMSC development.

      Applicants are expected to attend one meeting each term for one academic year. It is useful if delegates bring their own planning and RE work to the sessions. The meetings will be held within a local primary phase school. The host school will receive one free place at the meetings.

      Price: Sub £90 / SLA £75 / Full £108


      Using Understanding Christianity with Living Difference IV 2022-23 (Webinar)3 May 2023

      Keyword Search: Understanding Christianity

      This course will help Headteachers, Senior Leaders and RE leaders in Church of England schools understand the Legal requirements for RE and how to embed the Understanding Christianity resource within Living Difference IV so that the legal requirements are met.

      Price: Sub £165 / SLA £125 / Full £198


      Autumn Term 2023


      Secondary RE: Teaching Students at Risk of Disadvantage (FSM) (Webinar) – 25 September 2023

      Keyword Search: Risk of Disadvantage

      This course is designed to share best practice, examples, and research on strategies to mitigate socio-economic disadvantage.  FSM students are a group at risk of disadvantage, this course explores ways to mitigate this risk.

      Price: Sub £85 / SLA £65 / Full £102


      How to Approach Teaching Controversial Issues in Secondary RE (Webinar) – 20 November 2023

      Keyword Search: Controversial Issues

      This course is designed to explore approaches to teaching challenging or controversial topics commonly covered in the RE curriculum.

      Price: Sub £85 / SLA £65 / Full £102


      Spring Term 2024


      How to Approach Teaching Controversial Issues in Secondary RE (Webinar) – 4 March 2024

      Keyword Search: Controversial Issues

      This course is designed to explore approaches to teaching challenging or controversial topics commonly covered in the RE curriculum.

      Price: Sub £85 / SLA £65 / Full £102


      Secondary RE: Teaching Students at Risk of Disadvantage (FSM) (Webinar) – 22 March 2024

      Keyword Search: Risk of Disadvantage

      This course is designed to share best practice, examples, and research on strategies to mitigate socio-economic disadvantage.  FSM students are a group at risk of disadvantage, this course explores ways to mitigate this risk.

      Price: Sub £85 / SLA £65 / Full £102



      • Take a look at the Secondary RE learning opportunities available to book:

        To search for a specific course, type the course title or keywords in the 'Find Learning' box.


        Spring Term 2023


        Spring 22-23 Secondary RE Network (webinar)9 March 2023

        Keyword Search: Spring RE Network

        The primary aims of the subject network meetings are to:

        • Support effective subject leadership aligned to each school’s individual context.
        • Develop skills and expertise within school subject teams and thereby increase capacity.
        • Deepen understanding of subject specific pedagogy and knowledge that underpins good progress and attainment for ALL pupils.
        • Ensure a clear understanding of the national picture and its application in local and school contexts, to include consideration of COVID 19 as appropriate.
        • Facilitate school to school networking and develop strength across the system.

        Price: Virtual Sub £50 / SLA £35 / Full £60


        Summer Term 2023


        Summer 22-23 Secondary RE Network 15 June 2023

        Keyword Search: Summer RE Network

        The primary aims of the subject network meetings are to:

        • Support effective subject leadership aligned to each school’s individual context.
        • Develop skills and expertise within school subject teams and thereby increase capacity.
        • Deepen understanding of subject specific pedagogy and knowledge that underpins good progress and attainment for ALL pupils.
        • Ensure a clear understanding of the national picture and its application in local and school contexts, to include consideration of COVID 19 as appropriate.
        • Facilitate school to school networking and develop strength across the system.

        Price: Virtual Sub £50 / SLA £35 / Full £60