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if you teach our agreed syllabus, you’ve come to the best place for support!
The Sistine Chapel comes to Hull!
Renaissance master Michelangelo spent four years of his life high up on scaffolding under the vaulted ceiling of the Sistine Chapel in Rome, painting one of the most famous frescoes in the world.
Now you can see a replica of the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel in a unique exhibition (click here)
Sistine Chapel: A Different View
Hull Minster from 8th October – 18th November
High resolution photos, transferred onto special fabric webs, create highly-detailed display panels, allowing true-to-life reproductions of the paintings and a close-up view of Michelangelo’s brushwork.
A programme of educational workshops accompany it: Sistine Workshops – Hull Minster
Ofsted is diving deep into RE – official!
The first inspections with RE as a focus have happened in East Yorkshire. We’re offering to help you prepare for your next inspection and make the most of the opportunities afforded by our Agreed Syllabus. The first date on the flier below is now full, so we have planned a second session at Pocklington CE Infants from 1pm on Monday 2 December:
Return a booking form
Come along to a free RE support meeting – dates here
Fun RE in the Foundation Stage
led by Gill Vaisey, Early Years specialist & author of the Puddles books.
The exhibition Battered and Berthed in Princes Quay, offered the opportunity to reflect on Hull’s relationship with the sea. Works by artists such as Graham Sutherland, Eric Gill, Elisabeth Frink, William Roberts and Patrick Heron, including The Dalit Madonna by Jyoti Sahi, explored the spirituality of Hull’s heritage.
Teacher Susie Steel has written resources linking the paintings to our syllabus units of work; you could look up the paintings online and show your pupils:
Need further help with the RE syllabus?
We offer basic half-day sessions How to Plan from the Agreed Syllabus and others linked to subject leadership, pedagogy and British Values. Please let us know how we can help support your teaching and pupils’ learning.
Access the RE Syllabus on www.reweb.org.uk
Book training via the Syllabus pages
Marilyn Cowling (Hull SACRE) Sue Holmes (East Riding SACRE)
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