Secondary RE updates
GCSE and A Level Examination Reform 2015 update
Draft specifications for GCSE and A level RS were submitted to Ofqual for accreditation in the first week of August 2015. The link below, to the NATRE website, shows a summary of the specifications as far as we know at present, with a useful comparison table.
Launch events for new GCSE specifications
|WJEC||http://shop.wjec.co.uk/index.php?nav=13&stage=3&cID=388&langID=1||18 September 2015 30am – 3:30 pm|
|EDEXCEL||http://qualifications.pearson.com/en/support/training-from-pearson-uk.html?stp1=Pearson-UK:Qualification-Family%2FGCSE&stp2=Pearson-UK:Qualification-Subject%2FReligious-Studies#step1||9 October 2015 10am – 12:30pm|
|AQA||http://www.aqa.org.uk/professional-development/course-details?meta_E=SRSTGCSEReligiousStudiesNewSpecificationLaunch||15 October 2015|
|22 January 2016|
ICT in the RE Classroom: An Introduction by Ian Hartley
Secondary RE teachers conference
Tiverton Hotel, Wed 18th November 2015
- GCSE and A Level: what do the new specifications have to offer? Fundamental British Values, Radicalisation, SMSC and Ofsted: what do RE teachers need to know?
- Faith and Belief Visitors: how can we access more authentic beliefs in the classroom? What does successful RE look like?
- RE: Teaching, Learning and Assessment National updates, courses, websites, resources and support