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Need activities and ideas for primary RE, collective worship, church home groups, children’s and families work or for faith in the home?

The BRF Resource Hub is your one-stop shop for free tried and tested ideas from over 20 years of working in primary RE (through Barnabas in Schools) and in resourcing churches.

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A church in Jerusalem: Gethsemane

25.02.2021

A collective worship session about courage, focusing on the story of Jesus in the garden…

Courage Easter Feelings Places of worship

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A Palestinian Cross: Courage

25.02.2021

Exploring the symbolism of a Palestinian Cross, also called the Cross of St. George.

Courage Saints The Cross

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Art - Jesus and the money changers

25.02.2021

Using classic art to reflect on the story of Jesus using physical violence to ‘cleanse…

Art Courage Fairness Teaching of Jesus

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Breaking bad rules with Rosa Parks

25.02.2021

The story of Rosa Parks and the Montgomery bus boycott in 1955, exploring how bad…

Courage Fairness Perseverance Responsibility

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Daniel in the lions' den

03.06.2021

A retelling of the story of Daniel in the lions’ den, which has been used…

Courage Daniel Prayer Storytelling

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David and Goliath: a very loud story with drums and percussion

27.02.2021

This noisy storytelling with percussion lesson recounts a classic Bible story about showing courage in…

Courage David Drama Hope Music and mime Responsibility

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Exploring Values with the Bible - Courage

01.03.2021

What follows is a series of ideas linked to the value of ‘Courage’. It includes:…

Bible Courage

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Frankenstein: why can't I just do what I like?

01.03.2021

An idea for collective worship that uses Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein and the Bible story of…

Compassion Courage Discussion Feelings Halloween Literacy Peace Perseverance Responsibility Science

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How to train your werewolf: thinking about anger

01.03.2021

An idea for collective worship that uses a popular fantasy idea to explore how we…

Compassion Courage Discussion Feelings Halloween Literacy Responsibility

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Palm Sunday- retold by one of Jesus' enemies

01.03.2021

A story to introduce Holy Week, based on Matthew 21:12-16.

Courage Easter Fairness Lent Responsibility

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Passion flowers: remembering the Easter story with an amazing plant

25.02.2021

Using the symbolism of a flower to recount and revise key features of the Easter…

Art Awe and wonder Courage Creation Easter Environment Geography Science

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Percussion Palm Sunday

04.03.2021

An activity drawing pupils of all ages into the sounds introducing Holy Week.

Courage Easter Lent Music and mime

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Putting others first - self-sacrifice on the Titanic

04.03.2021

Are some human lives worth more than others? This assembly uses the story of the…

Citizenship Compassion Courage History Numeracy

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Saint Aidan - flame of the north

01.03.2021

Teachers’ notes and cross-curricular ideas for lessons on Aidan, an early Christian saint.

Compassion Courage History Saints

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The trial of Jesus - a vocal drama for performance

02.03.2021

A rehearsal script for a Good Friday act of collective worship.

Courage Easter Lent

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Using war memorials for cross-curricular studies

02.03.2021

This idea offers suggestions for using war memorials as a study resource to investigate key…

Courage Geography Peace Remembrance Day

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