This short, easy-to-read resource is designed to equip and encourage Primary RE teachers. It addresses issues in a practical and accessible style with 'what would you do?' scenarios, how-to sections and helpful tips. Includes strategies for handling difficult questions, background information and reference links.
Jane Brooke has taught RE for over 20 years and taught pupils aged 3 to 18 years. She worked for CEM (now RE Today Services) for five years and in local authorities for over ten years as RE Adviser, senior Curriculum Adviser and Principal Secondary Improvement Adviser. She trained as an Ofsted inspector (RE, Maths, PSHCE) and SIAS inspector and still carries out Church School Inspections. Jane was chair of NASACRE for two years and the English representative on EFTRE (European Forum for Teachers of Religious Education) for nine years. She was RE Project Development Officer for three years for the National Society. She has led RE INSET nationally and internationally and is currently an independent consultant working for schools and Local Authorities as a School Improvement Partner, and for Chester Diocese, where she is a Canon, as Principal Consultant. She is a project manager for the RE Quality Mark and a sub-editor for RE Today.