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REaction days bring RE to life!

REaction offers pupils a lively way of engaging actively with RE.  The cost is just £3 per student.
REaction events are run in partnership with local faith communities and the local Christian team, Label of Love, often with a lively mix of drama, dance and music, plus a measure of social action to give some challenge.  There’s also story, creativity and reflection – something for all styles of learning.  REaction gives opportunity for schools to practice cross-curricular learning, whilst supporting teachers with good practice in RE.  REaction is a happy marriage between core religious education and spiritual, moral, social and cultural development.
The day starts at 10:00 and finishes at 14:30; it is aimed at different year groups each term.  Pupils are split into workshop groups and tackle 4 or 5 activities over the course of the day.  REaction begins and ends with plenary sessions that encourage teamwork and respect for others, with fun and games!  Using enquiry, teachers then prepare follow-up activities from our local RE syllabus, once back in school.

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The theme for Spring REaction will be Encounters (3.3):

What makes a place sacred?  It’s somewhere that faith members can encounter God.
What is the significance of local religious places to faith groups and members of the community?

When and why do faith members go there?  What do they do there?  Are there any special rules?  Who looks after the special place?

Beverley Minster – Tuesday 17 March

Cottingham Methodist – Tuesday 24 March

Brough Methodist – Friday 27 March

plus a pilot EYFS morning in Bridlington Emmanuel on Wednesday 4 March.

The theme for the Summer term is Pilgrimage (5.3):

Beverley Minster – 9 & 10 June

Bridlington Priory – 15 June

Howden Minster – 16 June

Others TBC; in-school events by arrangement.

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A new Justice & Freedom theme – Sanctuary – has now taken place in both Hull and Beverley Minsters!

Hull, as a City of Sanctuary, is an appropriate setting.

   

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St John of Beverley’s well at his birthplace in Harpham.  Read more about him here or visit Beverley Minster shop.

Comments from teachers and pupils:

“A fabulous way to bring the RE curriculum alive, out of the classroom in a stunning venue.  Thank you.”
“A really enjoyable day had by all – fun, interesting, inspirational & educational – many thanks to all the staff for a great day!”
“I was impressed with the varying activities throughout the day; since these were quite different to the norm, they provided a very effective means of embedding the RE curriculum.
“Ace, awesome, amazing”
“Enlightening”
“It’s better than RE at school!”
“Helped me understand other people’s stories when I acted them out.”
“Helped me to think about those with disabilities; the man doing it also smiled a lot!”
“Helps me to know that everyone has talents.”

Playing Jenga with Joshua as the walls come tumbling down

Playing Jenga with Joshua as the walls come tumbling down

Kings Mill pupils enter into the spirit of the dramatisation

Kings Mill pupils enter into the spirit of the dramatisation

Learning the lessons of war

Learning the lessons of war

Creating the dance moves

Creating the dance moves

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Revd Matthew leading a reflective ‘pilgrimage’ workshop to St John’s tomb, Bridlington Priory

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