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Religious Education


Ensuring the provision of high quality education is a major priority of the Board of Education. Through the work of its RE Adviser, Jane Chipperton, the Board supports work across all church schools in the diocese and community schools in Bedfordshire, providing advice, training, conferences and networking opportunities for RE specialists.

RE Society of Bedfordshire

Spring 2017 Newsletter

Autumn 2017 Newsletter

Understanding Christianity Course 2 March 2018 – Booking form

RESB Membership Form

For information about visitors and places of worship in Luton, please visit:

To support RE in Bedfordshire, please see the Bedford Faith Directory (listing faith and spiritual centres, sacred spaces and faith communities in and around Bedford)

Diocesan Resources

Old Testament Bible Stories

New Testament Bible Stories (please e-mail if you need the password)

General Resources

EYFS Resources

Parables Project

Trinity Resource Pack

REsiliance (England)  is a school-based self evaluation, planning and training opportunity for teachers of RE.

National briefings and reviews

Church of England Education Office:

Statement of Entitlement from the National Society


Voices of faith and belief in schools

RE Council of England & Wales:

Leaflet from the RE Council on the benefits of studying RE

Practice Code for Teachers of RE

RE Council Review of RE in England (2013) 

Religious Education for All – Interim Report

Religious Education for All – Executive Summary

State of the Nation Report

House of Commons: Briefing Paper Religious Education in schools (England): click here.

Assessment without Levels in RE project, click here.

Assessment: teachers’ toolkit for pupils’ progress

RE Quality Mark (REQM)

REQM is a nationally recognised scheme that supports schools in evaluating their practice in RE. Grants are awarded to schools in Bedfordshire to support preparation for assessment. Further information can be found here: This is an open website, so schools can use the evaluation tool to improve RE without applying for an award in the first instance.

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