This NEW course will demonstrate, for all teachers of GCSE RS, how to guide your students through all the study of world views. Led by Jon Mayled, the course will demonstrate teaching and learning ideas for all the common world views to enable students to develop their skills. The course will explore what is expected of students and outline ways to build your teaching practice around this.


  • How to help students reach an understanding of religious world views
  • Consider approaches to religious world views including Humanism
  • Common mistakes and their consequences
  • Phenomenology and spirituality
  • Religions and how they are lived
  • Materials will be provided that will allow teachers to cover the content effectively in innovative and student-friendly ways that push students to achieve their best possible results, and achieving Grades 7-9
  • All teachers of GCSE Religious Studies
IN-SCHOOL You can also book this as an In-School Course
  • A specially prepared folder of 50+ pages full of detailed notes, practical advice and guidance
  • Notes prepared by the educational experts leading the course
  • Expert produced PowerPoint presentations
  • CPD Certificate of attendance
  • Two course restaurant lunch
  • Refreshments throughout the day
  • Guaranteed high quality venues

10.00 – 10.45am
The demands of teaching western religions

‘Western religions’

  • Judaism
  • Christianity
  • Islam

10.45 – 11.15am
Discussion: coffee break

11.15 – 12.30pm
The demands of teaching the ‘Eastern Religions’

‘Eastern religions’

  • Hinduism
  • Buddhism
  • Sikhism

12.30 – 1.30pm
Lunch and informal discussion

1.30 – 2.30pm
The demands of teaching world views

  • Humanism and other faiths such as Paganism
  • Common mistakes and misconceptions
  • Ensuring that students understand the concepts
  • Approaches to help students achieve the top grades

2.30 – 3.00pm
Discussion: afternoon tea

3.00 – 3.45pm

  • Assessment: achievement and attainment
  • How to prepare students for different world views
  • Plenary