• Visiting Ganesh in Liverpool

    Visiting Ganesh in Liverpool

    As part of their Personal Professional Conduct (PPC) studies, Year 1 Undergraduate students were asked to visit somewhere that would benefit students learning within our occupation as a teacher of RE. Dominic blogged about his visit: A few fellow students from my ITT course joined me to visit the Ganesh Temple in Liverpool and experience […]

  • Doing Diwali

    Doing Diwali

    It has now become a tradition for Year 1 Edge Hill University undergraduate students who are studying teaching and RE  to visit Blackbrook St Mary’s Primary School.   Again this year we were asked to visit and perform the story of Diwali. We had prepared the week before learning our lines and setting up the […]

  • Judaism, a Way of Life

    Judaism, a Way of Life

    On Thursday the 18th of September we had the privilege to visit the  “Great and New  Stenecourt” synagogue in Manchester, built in 1960. We were being educated on the insider’s version of what it is like to live the orthodox Jewish lifestyle by a member who regularly attends that particular synagogue. Upon arrival we were […]

  • “An Enlightening Trip”, or how to live a happy, fulfilling, meaningful life

    “An Enlightening Trip”, or how to live a happy, fulfilling, meaningful life

    RE PGCE Trainee Marianne Howe reports back on her groups experiences at the Triratna Buddhist centre in Manchester: On the 16th of October, the secondary RE PGCE group was given the opportunity to visit Manchester Buddhist centre. The day began at University with a Buddhist subject knowledge enhancement course led by our course leader Francis […]

  • “A truly inspiring RE department”

    “A truly inspiring RE department”

    There is no substitute for seeing good RE practice in action so RE PGCE trainees were given a taste of what makes a really effective RE team at Cowley International College on September 5th. Trainees met senior staff and  heard an enthusiastic endorsement of RE by the Head Teacher. We were treated to presentations by Edge Hill RE PGCE graduates Rachel, […]