• GCSE in Lowton

    GCSE in Lowton

    Undergraduate QTS Third Year students spent an amazing day at Lowton CE High School to find out about teaching the new GCSE RE specifications.  We bgan by looking at the AQA – two papers Religions and themes. Tried to choose what religions and themes Then attempted a curriculum map: what is best to do Religions […]

  • Teaching RE from a faith perspective

    We had a great session on Friday. Becky Scott, Head of RE at the Academy of St Nicholas and Curriculum Mentor, came to speak to us about teaching topics we may be uncomfortable with if we come from a faith or hold strong personal views. She spoke  about her own experience playing the devil’s advocate […]

  • Behaviour for Learning at Stretford High

    Stretford High put on a great session for trainees today, looking at the importance Behaviour for Learning in the classroom. After a talk about the importance of ‘owning your zone’, trainees got a chance to speak to the Head of Year 7 about the school behaviour policy before meeting with some fantastic year 11 students […]

  • Penwortham Girls High School: Humanities Conference 2017

    Last week trainees took full advantage of a fab CPD conference at Penwortham Girls High, one of our Outstanding partnership schools. They attended sessions on the new KS4 curriculum, looked at engagement and challenge in KS3, met with the team from AQA Religious Studies and spoke with other Humanities colleagues about progression and ‘getting ahead’ in their career. […]