KS3 Religious Studies
Free teacher classroom resources suitable for use in religious studies with secondary school children at Key Stage 3 in England, Wales and Northern Ireland, and at 3rd and 4th level in Scotland.
In this series of short films Bettany Hughes uncovers the remarkable and neglected stories of women and religion.
A-Z of Religion and Beliefs
An animated A to Z guide for pupils aged 11-14 that explores and introduces a variety of religious topics.
When is Easter? Well, it depends...
Why is Easter a movable feast? Why are there two Easter dates and how did Easter influence the calendar we use today?
What do the lost gospels tell us about the real Jesus?
The Jesus of the lost gospels is very different. Instead of the suffering, son of God, they depict a divine being whose sayings revealed mysterious secrets.
What is the real story of the Garden of Eden?
The story of Adam and Eve is one of the most important stories of the Bible. But how much does it really say and how much has been made up?
Why do Buddhists meditate?
Have you ever wondered why people practise meditation? Bettany Hughes finds out why Buddhists meditate and learns techniques for how to meditate successfully.
Sunnis and Shias: What's the story?
Sunni and Shia Muslims: What is the difference between the two, and is there a connection between this age-old split and conflict around the world?
Are we wired to believe in a higher power?
Why is religion everywhere? Psychologists, anthropologists and even neuroscientists have come up with a number of theories about our predisposition to believe.
Inside the Church: What do you need to know?
Although there are many different branches of Christianity, many churches share common features. Discover what these are and why they're important with this interactive guide.
Inside the Mosque: What do you need to know?
There are over 2.5 million Muslims in the UK and the mosque has a central role in Islam. It’s the place where Muslims gather for Friday prayers and other special occasions.