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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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Angels, Angels Everywhere - Talking about Christmas

25.02.2021

The theme is the role of the angels in the Christmas story – both their…

Advent Christmas Discussion Nativity Teaching of Jesus

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Bible anagrams

25.02.2021

The following classroom quiz involves working out a series of anagrams of different Bible books.…

Bible Creativity Discussion

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Bible passages with a sports theme

02.03.2021

The Bible uses the imagery of running a race in a number of passages to…

Discussion

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Churches that feature baptismal fonts

25.02.2021

A collective worship script about hope and new life, with an alternative development story about…

Changes Discussion Geography Hope Perseverance Places of worship Science

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Crosses from around the world

27.02.2021

The intended learning outcomes for this piece of work include that pupils should be able…

Discussion Easter Lent The Cross

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Dracula: darkness afraid of the light

27.02.2021

An idea for collective worship that uses a famous horror story to explain how Christians…

Compassion Discussion Halloween Literacy PSE/PSHE Teaching of Jesus

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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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Funny facts about Bible characters

02.03.2021

The following activity could be used to introduce a session on the Bible. It has…

Discussion

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God of Violence Yesterday, God of Love Today? study material

23.06.2021

Helen Paynter has provided some study material to go alongside her book, God of Violence…

Bible Compassion Discussion Peace

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Guidelines: God’s heart for refugees – Group study questions

14.06.2023

These group study questions have been put together to go alongside Rosie Button’s sampler Bible…

Bible Citizenship Compassion Discussion Responsibility Teaching of Jesus

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Heroes: Elijah and King Ahab

25.02.2021

This lesson outline introduces the Old Testament character of Elijah and opens up discussion on…

Changes Discussion Elijah Feelings

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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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Jesus' baptism - water as a symbol

25.02.2021

Jesus’ baptism is a crucial moment as he receives his Father’s reassurance of his identity…

Art Changes Discussion Feelings

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Places of Christian worship

01.03.2021

The following outline looks at what makes somewhere a special place for Christian worship, how…

Discussion Places of worship

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Talking about Easter: Easter eggs and new life

01.03.2021

This idea aims to help children identify and talk about signs of new life, respond…

Discussion Easter Lent

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Talking About Easter: The Cross as a Symbol

01.03.2021

The intended learning outcomes for this piece of work would be that the children should…

Discussion Easter Lent The Cross

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