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Training

Overview for the Year

We have a full plan of events for different staff members and even for pupils!

Updated 3rd February

New dates for SIAMS working group & SIAMS Briefing for Governors.

RE Training 

Teaching diversity and anti racism in Primary RE

25th May, 9am to Noon via Zoom  

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This session will provide support to present religions and world views through the eyes of those who live as part of religion and worldview communities. We will examine how to address anti racism in the RE classroom and provide examples of case studies suitable to apply to existing teaching. We will look at the diversity within and between different religious traditions. As with all our network sessions you will receive classroom ready ideas and also hear the latest thinking around RE.

Fees:

  • Partnership Agreement Subscribers £40
  • Other schools – £85         

How to…assess progress in RE

22nd April, 4pm – 5.30pm

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Using pieces of work from pupils and a variety of assessment strategies this session will explore different ways of meaningfully considering pupil progress in RE in a meaningful and manageable way.

Fees:

  • Partnership Agreement Subscribers – £40 
  • Other schools – £85.

Understanding Christianity: Good practice sharing and learning event

28th April 1.30pm – 4.30pm 

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The use of the Understanding Christianity resource by teachers has radically improved the teaching of Christianity across the diocese and more widely across the country in both Community and church schools. This event will be an opportunity to see samples of work, hear case studies of good practice from Leicestershire and beyond and share successes and challenges. During the session there will be opportunity to ask questions form your own school context and hear about new resources to support the teaching of Christianity.

  • Partnership Agreement Subscribers £25
  • Other schools – £40

RE Day in a Virtual Box

Fiona Moss and Lat Blaylock are in the process of developing resources for you to use for an RE day in your school.  You can then run the days when it works for your school in the summer term.  These will be available after Easter

The days’ activities being produced will be on:
Year 2 – Same and Different: Community, values, and respect
Year 5 -To Know and to Learn- Jews, Christians, and Muslims

You will be able to purchase these ‘days’ for £70 each or £120 for both if you are in the PA or £100 each or £175 for both if you’re not in the PA.

You can sign to receive the resources HERE they will be available after 19th April.

Headteachers & Senior Leaders

We have a range of development meetings and training events and programmes available to support senior leaders in CofE schools.  

Monthly DBE Huddles

Executive Headteacher Meetings

SIAMS Networking Group

Recorded webinar ‘New to a Church School’ available to PA schools for free. Contact dbeoffice@leicesterdbe.org

Exploring Children’s Spirituality – 23rd April