Ealing Learning Partnership

RE professional development, advice, networks and resources

Advice and support

If schools need advice with Religious Education (Statutory requirements, Agreed Syllabus, Collective Worship, etc) or have any queries, please email elp@ealing.gov.uk highlighting ‘RE query’ in their communication.

RE leads network meetings 2023/24

Primary School RE Leads

(Other relevant CPD sessions will be planned as needed and advertised on Ealing CPD online

Secondary School RE Leads

  • Autumn term: Tuesday 7 November 2023 at 4.30-6pm Booking link
  • Spring term: Tuesday 5 March 2024 at 4.30-6pm Booking link
  • Summer term: Wednesday 19 June 2024 (Subject best practice conference) at 4.30-6pm Booking link

Other professional development opportunities

NATRE offer a range of courses and webinars to suit primary and secondary schools/ teachers.

  1. Enhance your teaching: Religious education courses & events
  2. Strictly RE 2024 – RE teacher virtual conference
  3. Empower Your Teaching: Join our New2RE monthly webinars offered to ECTs and new RE teachers/leads.

Useful RE resources and links

Religious Education Council (REC)

The REC National Content Standard 2023 provides clarification and a benchmark for excellence in religion and worldviews/religious education (RE) in England.

Religious Education Council Lesson Activities and Ideas – REC provides a range of ideas an activities for teaching and learning.

Religious Education Council Practice Code for Teachers of RE

Ofsted Research Review on Religious Education published in 2021 Research review series: religious education - GOV.UK

RE Online – Written articles to help teachers deepen their subject knowledge.

RE Today – A range of services to support excellence in RE, from resources and research to consultancy. (Some services involve a fee.)

NATRE – Website for the National Association of Teachers of RE.

Understanding Humanism – Contains information and teaching resources to support learning about Humanism.

BBC Bitesize KS1 – Short clips on a range of religions and topics for KS1.

BBC Bitesize KS2 – Short clips on a range of religions and topics for KS2.

BBC Bitesize – KS3 – Short clips on a range of religions and topics for KS3.

'Bullying and Belief Toolkit' https://www.natre.org.uk/about-natre/projects/anti-bullying/

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Last updated: 01 Dec 2023