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I am a Head of Department (RE) in a large school. I teach KS3, KS4 and KS5. I have had additional responsibilities in improving progress and attainment in RE. I have also taught BTEC Applied Law, Psychology and PSHE. Prior to teaching my background was in forensic psychology, mental health, learning disabilities and research/quality assurance.

I am a Head of Department (RE) in a large school. I teach KS3, KS4 and KS5. I have had additional responsibilities in improving progress and attainment in RE. I have also taught BTEC Applied Law, Psychology and PSHE. Prior to teaching my background was in forensic psychology, mental health, learning disabilities and research/quality assurance.
Eduqas new spec Prejudice and Discrimination

Eduqas new spec Prejudice and Discrimination

You will need the Eduqas textbooks for this lesson. A new spec Eduqas lesson on prejudice and discrimination exploring what the key terms mean and Christian attitudes to prejudice and discrimination. A range of student and teacher led activites. The lesson can be taught as it is or adapted further.
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Eduqas new spec - Euthanasia Christian views

Eduqas new spec - Euthanasia Christian views

This lesson is from the Eduqas new spec topic Issues of Life and Death. Its aims are to explore the Christian attitudes to euthanasia in a sensitive manner. DIfferent religious viewpoints are considered (RC and CofE). The lesson ends with a practice 15 mark quetsion for students to attempt. This could be teacher, student or peer assessed (you might need to provide students with aids to peer or self assess).
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Eduqas (new spec) Euthanasia

Eduqas (new spec) Euthanasia

A new spec Eduqas lesson from the topic Issues of Life and Death. This lesson deals with the sensitive issue of euthanasia. There are many opportunities for discussion and questioning. The lesson offers level of challenge in terms of giving view points and understanding these. The next lesson focuses on the Christian view points (see my shop).
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EDUQAS (new spec) Christianity in Britain and the Church

EDUQAS (new spec) Christianity in Britain and the Church

A new spec EDUQAS lesson from component 1 Christianity. This lesson focuses on Christianity in Britain and the Church in the community. It explores the issues of religion on the decline and how the Church is still very relevant in our modern society. You will need the Eduqas textbooks for one activity.
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EDUQAS (new spec) the worldwide Church

EDUQAS (new spec) the worldwide Church

This is a lesson from the new spec EDUQAS Component 1 Christianity. The lesson explores the worldwide Church and the key terms evangelism, misssion and reconciliation. There is also a focus on the charity Tearfund, including a 5 mark practice question. You will need the textbooks for one activity.
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Eduqas (new spec) Theme 3 part A- concept of a state governed according to Islamic principles- A Lev

Eduqas (new spec) Theme 3 part A- concept of a state governed according to Islamic principles- A Lev

This is a A Level lesson from the new Eduqas spec. Its from theme 3, part A The concept of a state governed according to Islamic principles and the political and social influence of institutions as a challenge to secularisation. The lesson has a number of teacher led and student led activites. I taught this topic in about 2/3 lessons, but can be adapted to suit your class, their needs, and time constraints.
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EDUQAS Issues of Relationships - Role of the Family (new spec)

EDUQAS Issues of Relationships - Role of the Family (new spec)

A Eduqas new spec lesson from the Issues of Relationships. The lesson is the Role of the Family. It discusses the traditonal and modern views of families. Students are given a series of Bible quotes to support the differing views and have to epxlain their meaning. Learning focuses around the importance of the family and the home. A range of teacher led and student led activites.
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Eduqas GCSE Hinduism revision powerpoint

Eduqas GCSE Hinduism revision powerpoint

A revision PPT for Eduqas RS GSCE (new spec). The PPT provides students with information and notes. The PPT has been created for a final revision lesson with Y11 students and is mostly teacher led. It is perfect resource to guide revision, and for students to access to support addiitonal revision at home.
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KS3 Buddhism bundle

KS3 Buddhism bundle

A Buddhism bundle for KS3 students. Lessons are engaging and fun but also place focus on what students are learning. L1 Life of the Buddha L2 Four noble truths L3 Eightfold path L4 Wheel of life L5 Five precepts and meditation
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Life of the Buddha - KS3 Buddhism

Life of the Buddha - KS3 Buddhism

A KS3 lesson teaching students about the life of the Buddha. It is perfect the start a unit of work on Buddhism or as part of a religious founders unit of work. The lesson includes a variety of activities and focuses on checking learning at various points in the lesson through in depth questioning. The first activity uses the Animated World Faiths clip (any alternative clip can be used). The final activity offers students a choice of two tasks, that can be selected based on their ability/behaviour/learning style/etc. The lesson is engaging and fun for students.
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KS3 Sikhism lesson - Gurdwara

KS3 Sikhism lesson - Gurdwara

KS3 Sikhism lesson about the Gurdwara. This lesson can be taught of part of a unit of work on Sikhism or places of worship. The lesson aims to teach students about the Gurdwara, how it is used and its importance. A variety of activities are planned within this lesson, e.g. one activity uses the TrueTube Holy Cribs clip. The tasks link to the levels and provide opportunities to stretch students, such as making comparisons to Christianity. Differentiation is planned for. Link to the TrueTube clip is within the powerpoint. This clip can be embedded on the slide.
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Four Noble Truths - KS3 Buddhism

Four Noble Truths - KS3 Buddhism

A KS3 Buddhism lesson teaching students about the four noble truths. The lesson aims to teach students about the four noble truths and their importance. This lesson has a variety of activites and is fast paced. It suits all abilities, for lower abilities/poor behaviour students I have taught this over two lesson. The lesson offers lots of opportunities for students to be involved. A good mixture of AO1 and AO2 learning.
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Wheel of Life - KS3 Buddhism

Wheel of Life - KS3 Buddhism

A KS3 lesson teaching students Buddhist beliefs about the wheel of life, karma and rebirth. The lesson is visually appealing and promotes high levels of interest from students. The lesson aims to teach students what the wheel of life is and why it is important for Buddhists. This lesson is student led, with the main activity planned as a presentation from students. This lesson has been taught over one lesson, but can be taught over two depending on ability, behaviour and preparation time given for the main task. Students have the opportunity to be as creative as they like. Learning is checked throughout and there are lots of opportunities for questioning.
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Five Precepts and Meditation- KS3 Buddhism

Five Precepts and Meditation- KS3 Buddhism

A KS3 Buddhism lesson that teaches students about the 5 moral precepts and meditation. It starts with exploring what the precepts are and their positive/negative aspect. Students explain their understanding through the use of examples. The second part of the lesson teaches students about Buddhist meditation and its importance. There is an opportunity to participate in meditation. This lesson is great to engage students and is an example of active learning. Suitable for all abilities/dynamics - I have found this lesson work particularly well with lower ability, poor behaviour classes due to the focus on active learning. The scripts provided are standard meditation scripts, however can be adapted slightly.
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Eightfold Path - KS3 Buddhism

Eightfold Path - KS3 Buddhism

A KS3 Buddhism lesson teaching students about the eightfold path. The lesson aims to teach students about the eightfold path, its importance and how Buddhist follow the path to enlightenment. The lesson links nicely to previous learning about the four noble truths. Activities include match up, literacy and involve students applying their learning to life scenarios. There are lots of opportunities for questioning/feedback at various points.
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BTEC Law - Theft, Robbery and Burglary

BTEC Law - Theft, Robbery and Burglary

BTEC Applied Law for level 3 student. The presentations are aimed to provide students with knowledge of the law surrounding theft, robbery and burglary. Examples of case law are included in all elements of each crime. This allows students to understand the law through the use of real life examples.
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PSHE Dragons Den style lessons - pitching a new product (enterprise)

PSHE Dragons Den style lessons - pitching a new product (enterprise)

A PSHE series of lessons where students are design/creating/selling a product. These lesson has been used as a stand alone lesson to develop students presentation skills and confidence. Students are introduced to the Dragons Den team and some example pitches (good and bad). They are to then to create their own product to pitch. This will lead to them presenting the pitch. This can be adapted to suit the class and number of lessons can be changed. I taught this over 2 lessons with a mid ability group.
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The Ummah - Muslim Community (KS3 Islam lesson)

The Ummah - Muslim Community (KS3 Islam lesson)

KS3 lesson about the Muslim community (Ummah). This lesson aims to teach students what the Ummah is, its importance and how the Ummah links to commitment. The lesson includes a range of activities e.g. group work, paired work, literacy tasks and a homework task.
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TWO Introductory GCSE Psychology lessons - What is Psychology? & Approaches in Psychology

TWO Introductory GCSE Psychology lessons - What is Psychology? & Approaches in Psychology

Two GCSE Psychology lessons to introduce the course. Lesson 1 is what is psychology? This lesson introduces the definition, the keys areas of study and how we perceive things differently. Explores why students want to study the topic with a team work activity. Lesson 2 is approaches in psychology. This lesson introduces the approaches in psychology. Team work and effective working is promoted in this lesson. These two lessons are perfect to introduce any GCSE Psychology topic. Could also be adapted for a brief A Level introduction lesson or a lesson to promote the subject.
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Christian denominations lesson - KS3

Christian denominations lesson - KS3

A KS3 lesson teaching students about the Christian denominations. The lesson aims to teach students what a denomination is, some of the Christian denominations and the similarities/differences between RC and CofE. The lesson has a starter activity that encourages students to think outside of the box. The lesson is differentiated - there are two alternative worksheets for students to use in order to support their learning. This lesson is perfect for a mixed ability Y7/Y8 class. The quiz style plenary is a fun way to check learning. There is a homework task included with this lesson.
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KS3 Sikhism - Guru Nanak lesson

KS3 Sikhism - Guru Nanak lesson

KS3 Sikhism lesson about Guru Nanak. This lesson is ideal as an introduction to Sikhism lesson as part of a unit of work, or as a stand alone lesson. The lesson introduces Guru Nanak as the founder of Sikhism. Tasks teach students about key events in Guru Nanak's life and the important teachings from Guru Nanak. The lesson ends with a comparison between Guru Nanak and Jesus (using a Venn diagram), this aims to stretch higher level students. There is a homework task attached to this lesson.
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