• Holocaust Remembered

    Holocaust Remembered

    Dr Mayer Hersch MBE paid his annual visit to Edge Hill University to tell gathered RE and History ITE students together with pupils from a number of parternship schools the story of his survival during the darkest days of the Nazi regime. Mayer was only 13 when the Nazis invaded his homeland Poland and his […]

  • AfL & Co-operative Learning

    AfL & Co-operative Learning

    Final Year Undergradaute students were delighted to spend the day in one of our Partnership Schools, Our Lady’s RC High School in Blackley, Manchester, where they were able to draw upon the expertise of the Professional and Curriculum Mentors in the areas of Assessment for Learning and Co-operative groupwork.  The school is situated in a […]

  • A Day in the Theatre of Learning

    A Day in the Theatre of Learning

    Sue Phillips visited Edge Hill university to invite PGCE and Final Year KS2/3 Undergrauate students to spend a day in the Theatre of Learning.  Sue has pioneered this exciting and experiential form of RE over the past few years and was delighted to share her pedagogy with the students. Students were shown the famous ‘Island’, […]

  • Sikh-ing Understanding

    Sikh-ing Understanding

    Year 3 RE Undergraduates visited the Gurdwara Sri Harkishan Sahib Ji in Manchester to hear about Sikh beliefs and history and experience Langar.  On a cold morning we entered the gurdwara, removed our shoes and covered our heads.  ‘Abs’ a young member of the congregation gave us a talk outlining many elements of Sikhism and answered many […]