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iPhone kiosk mode made easy

In Sanctum, our reflective space for schools, we sometimes create activities which use a short video as a starting point for reflection. So far we’ve done this either by putting the video into a Keynote presentation and running it in self playing … Continue reading

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What if Learning

What would a distinctively Christian approach to teaching and learning look like? Not in the sense of an alternative that sets itself apart from what is already good in education, but in considering how a Christian ethos informs our understanding of people … Continue reading

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A book about one school’s prayer space

Way back in early December Hope Church here in Colchester ran iNSPiRE, a prayer space in a local CofE Primary School where they work regularly. As a way of recording the week and feeding back to the school one of … Continue reading

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Prayer Spaces in Schools autumn conferences online booking info

This is just an update to my earlier post about the upcoming Prayer Spaces in Schools conferences in October. Here are the online booking links: Online booking, London Online booking, Leeds Online booking, Edinburgh If you’re involved in, or interested … Continue reading

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Prayer Spaces in Schools autumn conferences

In one week in July this year more prayer spaces happened in schools than in the whole of 2009. In four years 6 has become 260! From a simple seed of an idea has grown a movement that now embraces … Continue reading

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Chaplaincy in Education Conference – Resources for Spiritual Development [u]

Today I have been taking part in the Chaplaincy in Education day conference. Among other things I’ve been working alongside Rachel Warwick in a session looking at Resources for Spiritual Development. The following is a list of web sites and … Continue reading

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Transforming RE – case study

Ofsted have published a case study looking at the way the Bankfield School in Widnes has transformed the perception and impact of RE and also raised the profile of SMSC. “Crucially, the search for a renewed vision for RE was … Continue reading

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Teaching young people about money

We’re currently running a two lesson series on Money Management for Year 11 students in one of the schools we work with. It covers things like budgeting, planning savings, avoiding bad debt, the pressure to buy and generosity, all through … Continue reading

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Subsidiary inspection guidance for schools

The subsidiary guidance supporting the inspection of maintained schools and academies was published on 9th January (doc & pdf). If you work in schools it’s well worth a read. Here are a few highlights I picked out. 69. A curriculum … Continue reading

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Debting it up

A good short sharp overview of young people and debt from TrueTube which we’re using in our new lesson on many management with year 11’s. You can view and download the video here

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