RE Resource Links

 

RE:Online is a wealth of information for RE teaching including downloadable resources, assessment frameworks, a networking 'cafe' and lots more.

Rejesus aims to reach people who have little previous knowledge of Jesus and encourage 'a step or two of faith.' There are four sections : Stories about Jesus' life; famous people who have followed Jesus; Spirituality and Prayer; Creativity (artists and writers who have been inspired by Jesus).

 

One Way Experience is a fun and interactive exhibition where you use all your senses to explore the stories from the life of Jesus. The exhibition can be borrowed by churches or for events. See the website for more information and contact details.

 

The Stapleford Centre is an independent volunteer-run Christian education charity. Lots of lesson and assembly ideas can be downloaded for free.

CPO (Christian Publishing and Outreach) are a great source of resources useful for RE lessons, e.g. posters, stickers, cut out feet, palm leaves, Easter colouring etc.

 

 

Lord Wharton's Bible Charity was founded in 1696 and provides free Bibles to children and young people. An application form and more information is on their website.

 

 

 

"Enquiring Minds & Open Hearts: Religious Education for all"

The Agreed Syllabus for RE in Sheffield 2014-2019

 

 

Sheffield CLC bookshop is a specialist chain providing Christian books and resources, including films, music and seasonal gifts.

103 West St, Sheffield city centre, S1 4EQ

Phone:0114 272 4663

 

NATRE (National Association of Teachers of Religious Education). Lots of great RE resources for primary and secondary levels.

 

Twinkl has loads of resources for all subjects including RE. Register to download many of the resources for free (some are only accessible if you pay to upgrade your membership).

 

Truetube has good quality videos, lesson plans and assemblies for RE, PSHE and Citizenship lessons covering a wide range of topics.

 

   Articles of Faith supply a huge range of objects for RE lessons,

covering all major faiths. Available to buy online or from their catalogue.

 

RE Today magazine is aimed at RE teachers and is published three times a year in September, January and April.

 

 

 

 

 

Read Fiona's interview about the Future of R.E. with Lat Blaylock, Editor of RE Today magazine, RE Advisor, Author of Sheffield RE Curriculum, Author of several RE resources, and trainer in RE for teachers.

 

 

REquest is a great source of RE resources, lesson plans, videos, games and information for primary and secondary ages. There is a search facility to help find specific topics.

 

Guardians of Ancora is a free tablet game for 8- to 11-year-olds offering an immersive interactive experience of Bible stories. Children enter this virtual world as Guardians of the city, called Ancora, and their challenge is to find the Bible stories that have been lost.

 

 

The Salvation Army website has RE resources for Primary, Secondary and post 16 levels. Subjects include: Salvation Army, Cyber bullying, Faith Hope Love, Jesus, Resolving Conflict, Christmas, Relevance of the Bible, Women.

 

 

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ExploRE – The Life of Jesus

This multi-media resource comprises 14 packed lesson plans and has been devised for use with 11 to 14 year old’s as part of their Religious (and Moral) Education lessons. 

The course explores:
- An introduction to Jesus' life and historical context
- Jesus' birth
- Jesus' baptism
- Jesus' disciples
- The Kingdom of God Jesus the teacher
- Jesus the storyteller
- Jesus the miracle maker
- Jesus the healer
- Palm Sunday
- The Last Supper
- Jesus' trial
- The crucifixion
- The resurrection

Each lesson plan contains a lesson overview, learning objectives and outcomes, a complete script and additional resources. £25.00.
To find out more email explore@yfc.co.uk

 

One Way UK is an inter-denominational children's ministry, specialising in equipping and training children's and youth workers. They sell a huge range of puppets, but also children's music and other resources.

 

Sheffield based Rich Wells created 100 illustrations based on 100 key parts of the Bible as part of the 100 Day Bible Challenge project. The illustrations can be downloaded for free, and the reading plan is available as a free app for Apple devices.

Have you ever wondered what life was like for a Benedictine monk? St Mary's church at Ecclesfield offer a half day visit for schools to help primary school children find out. More information on their website.

 

Barnabas in Schools offers creative arts- based RE days to primary schools for pupils or teacher INSET days. The website also has books for sale and downloadable resources including assemblies.

Paperless Christmas - Adventures of Mary & Joseph is a fun website telling a modern interpretation of the Christmas story in 9 short video clips (downloadable).

The Meaningful Chocolate Company produce the Real Advent Calendar which contains 24 fairtrade chocolates, and a 28 page Christmas story activity booklet designed to be used each day in Advent.

 

 

The Jerusalem Trust's Small Grants to Schools scheme awards grants of up to £600 to state Middle and Senior schools for the purchase of RE resources.

 

Jumping Fish publications via the Diocese of Gloucester website support RE teaching and family worship in churches. Lots of great resources and ideas.

 

The Bristol Anglican Diocese website has lots of resources for RE lessons, collective worship and SMSC.