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The Newham RSHE Partnership

The recent Ofsted RE review states, "At Primary and Secondary level, pupils should be taught by teachers who have secure subject and curriculum knowledge, who foster pupils’ interest in the subject and who are equipped to address pupils’ misunderstandings.Findings over the past few years suggest that RE is not fulfilling this ambition."

ECT primary professional development in
Religious Education
Wednesday 1st December 9am-12pm on zoom;
Repeated Wednesday 1st December 1-4pm at Ranelagh Primary, Ranelagh Road.
Stratford. E15 3DP

This course seeks to equip ECTs to become more knowledgable and secure in their teaching of RE led by Claire Clinton, part of the Ofsted RE working group.

Claire Clinton

Claire has been an advisory teacher for over 20 years working in Essex, Redbridge, Newham and Barking and Dagenham, as well as nationally for DfE, QCDA, TDA and for RE Today services. She is passionate about children and young people being given the tools to be able to learn about and from religious and philosophical beliefs and practices.

Claire is at present Director of RE and RSHE in Newham, as well as the RE advisor in Barking and Dagenham. She leads nationally the RE leadership Programme, the London and South East Areiac group and sits on the NASACRE executive where her brief is SACRE training and professional development. Claire is part of the Ofsted RE working group.



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