The Stapleford Centre is one of a number of Christian organisations working with teachers and school leaders across the country. Working in partnership with other organisations promotes creative and innovative responses to current educational issues.
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The Stapleford Centre maintains links with a variety of organisations. If you are involved in education you may find these links useful in supporting and resourcing your role.
StaplefordResources.co.uk > a fantastic new resource site to support the teaching of Christianity in RE. Gain unlimited access to hundreds of cutting edge ideas and multimedia resources for both primary and secondary RE teachers, as well as hundreds of assemblies.
Assembling Citizens > a vast database of flexible assembly outlines for Secondary schools related to PSHE and citizenship issues, with current affairs assembly outlines being added every week. This resource can now be accessed through StaplefordResources.co.uk/assemblies/assembling-citizens
Crossref-it.info > an innovative English literature website aimed primarily at AS / A2 students that aims to put literature into context. It contains full study guides with biographical and context sections; synopses and commentaries; sections discussing themes and significant ideas; characterisations, essay and exam help and more.
Bible4Schools.org > a web resource for primary schools, enabling them to easily create a DIY RE theme day on the topic of the Bible. This website is part of the 2011 King James Bible anniversary celebrations.
Transforming Lives > this website is for any Christian who is considering a vocation in teaching, as well as for churches looking at how to support teachers in their congregations. See also the Transforming Lives YouTube Channel, featuring lots of interesting video clips!
Test of Faith > a set of three documentary DVDs exploring the relationship between science and religion. The accompanying lesson materials were produced by The Stapleford Centre (click for more info).
Friends and Heroes > excellent cartoons, ideal for use with KS2. Set in the early Roman Empire, where different characters re-tell Bible stories, the website contains a wealth of materials, including lesson plans for RE, produced by The Stapleford Centre.
Local Church, Local School > looks at the area of common interest which schools and churches share. In a partnership between schools and churches, both have a lot to give and a lot to gain! Most importantly, when schools and churches work together, the pupils benefit.
johnshortt.org > a great website which has a variety of tips and articles for Christian teachers. A former director of The Stapleford Centre, John Shortt is an inspirational teacher-educator and speaker.