Awards were made to the SACREs below for a varied and interesting range of projects. Reports to follow.
Chester (Cheshire West and Chester)
A two day conference (“Pathways to God”) for pupils from around 12 or more primary schools, a first for Chester, with a focus on Sikhism and with preparatory RE lessons and song-writing beforehand.
Development of Thinktank, a team of student spiritual ambassadors from 3 Luton High Schools in partnership with Luton Churches Education Trust, seeking to promote community cohesion, enhance RE, and explore spirituality.
A first ever Young Persons RE Conference in Nottinghamshire to encourage Yr 8 and 9 students to become RE Ambassadors, with a view to promoting RE as an examination subject, and cascading to other pupils and schools. Read the report.
Using the Learning Community website, a representative group of young people will engage in enquiry questions from the new Agreed Syllabus, leading to a showcase learner-led Conference, together with a year-long “Spirited Music” competition.
To improve student engagement in Collective Worship, students from up to 6 high schools will work with SACRE members and the Project Manager to develop relevant, challenging assemblies to be posted on a dedicated schools website.