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Assistant Headteacher with over 20 years teaching experience. Time to share my lesson resources and assemblies. Teach A level Religious Studies (Philosophy, Ethics and Buddhism) and A level Sociology. Have been examiner for AQA GCSE Religious Studies and produced online Ethics resources for Nelson Thornes.

Assistant Headteacher with over 20 years teaching experience. Time to share my lesson resources and assemblies. Teach A level Religious Studies (Philosophy, Ethics and Buddhism) and A level Sociology. Have been examiner for AQA GCSE Religious Studies and produced online Ethics resources for Nelson Thornes.
Theories of religion

Theories of religion

Set of worksheets and activities as introduction to AQA A level Sociology - Beliefs in Society - Theories of Religion
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How attractive is Kant's moral theory?

How attractive is Kant's moral theory?

An evaluation of Kant’s moral theory for A Level students. Objectives: • to recognise the concepts of ATTRACTIVENESS and PRACTICALITY • to identify why people might choose to adopt an ethical theory Key question: What makes Kant’s deontological approach attractive? CATEGORICAL IMPERATIVE DUTY GOOD WILL FREE WILL LYING
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Early Life of the Buddha

Early Life of the Buddha

Overview of the events leading up to the Buddha’s renunciation: Pre-existence of the Buddha Birth of Gautama Upbringing Four Sights Renunciation Combination of notes all in one powerpoint presentation with opportunity for reflection. Includes notes on the birth of the Buddha from Cush, Harvey and Gethin.
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Hinduism series of lessons

Hinduism series of lessons

Designed for Key Stage 3. A series of 7 powerpoint presentations that lead students through an understanding of the basic principles of Hinduism. Lesson 1 - Introduction to God in Hinduism Lesson 2 - Hindu Deities Lesson 3 - If Brahman had a Facebook page Lesson 4 - Exploring Hindu concepts Lesson 5 - Hindu view of Human Nature Lesson 6 & 7 - Understanding the Self in Hinduism
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NRMs and NAMs

NRMs and NAMs

Set of worksheets on New Religious Movements and New Age movements for AQA A level Sociology - Beliefs in Society - Religion, renewal and choice
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Buddhist Dharma

Buddhist Dharma

Powerpont resource on the Dharma used in A level Buddhism lessons drawing all notes into one place.
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Mahayana Buddhism

Mahayana Buddhism

Overview of Mahayana Buddhism used in A level Buddhism lesson combining all notes in one place. Includes a paired work activity.
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Meditation practices

Meditation practices

An overview of Meditation practices in Buddhism. Powerpoint used in A level lessons that combines all notes in one place. Includes questions on The Foundation of Buddhism (Gethin) and An Introduction to Buddhism (Harvey).
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Nirvana, Samsara and Karma

Nirvana, Samsara and Karma

Powerpoint resources used in A Level Buddhism lessons that combines all notes in one place. Includes two question sheets on King Milinda
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Mahayana Scriptures

Mahayana Scriptures

An overview of Mahayana Scriptures in powerpoint used in A level Buddhism lessons that draws all notes into one place.
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Bodhisattva Doctrine

Bodhisattva Doctrine

Overview of the Bodhisattva Doctrine as part of Edexcel A level Philosophy, Ethics and Belief course. Brings all notes into one place.
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Pure Land Buddhism

Pure Land Buddhism

Overview of Pure Land Buddhism used in A level lessons. Brings together all notes in one place. Includes question sheet for notes.
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Introduction to the Four Noble Truths

Introduction to the Four Noble Truths

An introduction to the Four Noble Truths in the context of a visit to the doctor. A good way int to Buddhism for the first time, exploring the idea that Buddhism has a different approach to other religions.
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