Support and training for RE Subject Leaders

The diocese provides support for RE Subject Leaders in church schools and affiliated Schools. At present the courses offered are suitable for primary subject leaders.  Support for church and affiliated secondary schools is individually tailored, please make contact with Jane Whittington to discuss your requirements.

Subject Leader briefing meetings more details here.

These session are all held at Church House, Alan Turing Road, Guildford GU2 7YF .The content is the same at both sessions. No need to book a place just come to the session that suits you best. 

 Summer term 2018

We shall look at the RE aspects of the new SIAMS Framework that comes into use in September 2018. This session is of use to all church schools VA and VC however is not relevant to community schools

Thursday 3rd May 4.15-5.45pm for all church schools

Tuesday 5th May 4.15-5.45pm for all church schools

Autumn term 2018

Thursday 20th September 4.15-5.45pm for all church schools and Affiliated Schools

Tuesday 25th September 4.15-5.45pm for all church schools and Affiliated Schools

 Spring term 2019

 Thursday 24th January 4.15-5.45pm for all church schools and Affiliated Schools

Tuesday 29th January 4.15-5.45pm for all church schools and Affiliated Schools

Summer term 2019

Thursday 25th April 4.15-5.45pm for all church schools and Affiliated Schools

Tuesday ​30th April 4.15-5.45pm for all church schools and Affiliated Schools

Support for new RE Subject Leaders

If you are new to leading RE in your school we have a packaage of support for you.

A two hour one to one visit by either Jane Whittington or Rachel Boxer our RE Advisors for you to use in what ever way you wish.

A course New to RE Subject Leadership in Church Primary Schools.

Next course is September 20th 13.30-15.45

These have been timed so that you can stay on for the Subject Leader ​briefings to save travelling to Guildford twice.

Church Schools both VA and VC should take account of the Statement of Entitlement to RE in Church Schools when planning their RE curriculum.


Advent and Christmas Resources

Online resources for advent and Christmas in the primary school
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Big Bible Story photo

A photo of the props as they would be laid out at the end of telling the Big Bible Story.
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Big Bible Story Script

The Big Bible Story script uses props to demonstrate how the whole of the Bible tells the story of God's rescue plan for mankind.
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End of phase expectation puzzle pieces

End of phase expectations in RE for EYFS KS1 Lower KS2 Upper KS2 Could be used by VA and VC schools
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Face to Faith Guidance on RE visits and Visitors

Surrey SACRE guidance for schools on visiting places for worship and religious visitors to schools. Contains advice, checklists and sample letters to parents etc. We were fully involved on writing this guidance and commend it to our church schools in any local authority.
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Fruits of The Spirit- Character Education in Church Schools

Case studies from schools and thinking about character education in church schools.
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Religious Education in Church Schools

Statement of Entitlement. This documents sets out the Church Of England Education Department's expectations for religious education in church schools. This is applicable to both Voluntary Controlled and Voluntary Aided schools.
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Do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your minds, so that you may discern what is the will of God—what is good and acceptable and perfect.

Romans 12:2

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