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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 Remembrance Cross

25.02.2021

Background information, Bible link, story, craft and reflection ideas for a session exploring the cross…

Art History Remembrance Day The Cross

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A Tau Cross

10.02.2021

An idea by Martyn Payne of the Barnabas Schools’ Team exploring cross ideas based on…

Advent History The Cross

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Creativity: discovering the secret talents of Hilda and Caedmon

02.03.2021

Teachers’ notes for lessons on Hilda and Caedmon, two early Christian saints

Creativity Fairness History Saints

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Esther 1 - drama

08.06.2021

Getting Going with Esther

Drama History

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For such a time as this - the story of Esther

07.06.2021

The story of Esther, a heroine in the Old Testament. Her courage in speaking up…

History Prayer Temptation

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For the Lord and for Gideon

07.06.2021

Repeatedly in the Bible and in Christian history, God chooses the least, the last and…

Craft History Storytelling

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Giddy Giddy Gideon

07.06.2021

Gideon was an unlikely hero of God. He came from the smallest family of the…

History Storytelling

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Joshua - a reflective story

07.06.2021

Many Christians starting a new task for God have found inspiration and support from the…

History Reflective

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Joshua 1 - The succession

07.06.2021

We all face change – key transition moments in our lives. This story from the…

Bible History Storytelling

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Joshua 24 - The speech

07.06.2021

Exploring the story of Joshua 24.

Bible History Storytelling

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Mothering Sunday - All-age talk idea for Mothering Sunday on Mary, Hannah and Naomi

03.06.2021

An All-age talk idea for Mothering Sunday – This is a bringing together of the…

History Mothering Sunday

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Nehemiah

03.06.2021

Outline ideas for a special focus on the story of Nehemiah

Craft Games History

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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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