WEBSITES

English

Cross ref-it.info  A one-stop resource for A level English Literature,  with easy to understand commentaries on key exam texts. For students: advice and explanations. For teachers: free downloadable lesson ideas and investigative student tasks.

RE

RE:quest  asking the big questions as students explore the Christian faith. A rich resource for the teaching of Christianity within an RE curriculum.

Life Exhibition an exciting, multimedia experience about the life of Jesus, for children of primary school age.  Hired by a church or group of churches for a week, the exhibition provides a day-time programme for Key Stage 2 pupils. It complements an area of the RE syllabus and helps churches to strengthen their relationships with local schools.

GSUS Live is an exciting KS3 resource which shows that Jesus is relevant today.Two state-of-the-art mobile classrooms with a fully functioning multi-media computer suite are designed to take classes of up to 32 students. Volunteers from local churches present Jesus’ teachings on fear, forgiveness and rejection.

Teaching and Learning

Barnabas in Schools a professional education service helping primary schools to explore the Christian faith.

Christian Values for Schools What makes a Christian school distinctive? This website helps you to explore the answer through fifteen different values. Each value is fully resourced and contextualised. There is also a self evaluation section to support schools in evaluating the impact of Christian values as a driver in school improvement.

www.johnshortt.org – a collection of writings, articles, website links and quotations for anyone interested in Christian perspectives in education. Click here to read a profile.

Transforming Lives Information to encourage Christians to become teachers, to support Christian teachers currently in post and to encourage churches to support Christian teachers.

Transforming Teachers What does Christ-In education look like? What difference does Christ make to the purpose of education? Transformed teachers can be transforming teachers, but change begins in the mind of the teacher.

What if Learning for teachers who want their classrooms to be places with a Christian ethos. Offering 100+ concrete examples of creative classroom work, it explores what teaching and learning might look like when rooted in Christian faith, hope and love.