RE vital to healthy society
25 August 2011
Religious Education is vital to a healthy society that teaches children core values, church leaders and RE experts argued this week as GCSE results showed an 8 per cent fall* in numbers taking the short course version of the subject following its exclusion from the EBacc, in contrast to a 17 per cent increase* in pupils taking the full course they would have begun before the EBacc was introduced.
Food for thought this Creationtime
23 August 2011
The Bishop of London is encouraging churches to celebrate the season of Creationtime (1 September – 4 October) by focusing on the role of food in God’s creation and everyday lives, a subject reflected in the latest Church of England podcast.
RE 'A' Level results - statement from RE Council
18 August 2011
Statement from the RE Council for the publication of 2011 A Level results. This year 18,463 students sat the A Level RS examination in England –increases of 4.3% on the previous year and 31.2% since 2005.
Church responds to the unrest
12 August 2011
Statements and updates from the dioceses
A Prayer for Peace in Our Communities
09 August 2011
Church publishes prayer for peace in our communities, www.churchofengland.org/prayer-worship/topical-prayers.aspx#peace
Bishop to lead pilgrimage on Twitter
08 August 2011
Enjoying a refreshing pilgrimage has never been more accessible or affordable, as the Bishop of Oxford issues an invitation to join him on pilgrimage via ‘tweets’ on the Twitter website.
Summer holiday Bible reading as Sir Cliff gets on board
05 August 2011
Churchgoers are being encouraged by Sir Cliff Richard to make the most of their summer holiday by recording their favourite Bible chapter on the beach …. as part of the King James Bible Trust YouTube project.