Below are a selection of our lessons for Key Stage 3 and 4. If you have any questions about them, just get in touch!
We have a selection of lessons all about Jesus, which work on their own or as a package
Who is Jesus (KS3)
Students consider the claim that Jesus was God and investigate the evidence (including miracles) that convinced the disciples he was telling the truth
Parables of Jesus (KS3)
Students learn what a parable is and look at some of the parables told by Jesus, with a particular focus on the Parable of the Good Samaritan and The Lost Trilogy.
Narnia Resurrection (KS3)
Using the story of The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, students learn about the Christian belief in the resurrection of Jesus and its meaning. An optional extra is to then put the resurrection on trial, weighing up the evidence for and against it really happening.
Incarnation, Resurrection and Ascension of Jesus (KS3 or KS4)
This lesson, which is in two parts, explores the terms ‘incarnation’, ‘resurrection’ and ‘ascension’ and their significance for Christians. It uses elements of the Narnia Resurrection lesson.
We have a couple of lessons all about God's existence and nature
Arguments for the Existence of God (KS3 or KS4)
Students consider three of the main arguments for God's existence, namely the cosmological argument, teleological argument and religious experiences through creative illustrations involving dominos and Kinder Eggs.
Nature of God (KS3 or KS4)
Students consider how a Christian might answer the question ‘What is God like?’ Ideas such as trinity, father, judge, creator and many more are reflected upon
We have a selection of lessons all about key Christian values and concepts
What's so Amazing about Grace? (KS4)
Students learn about a Christian understanding of grace and the after life and considers how this grace transforms people to be empowered to show that same grace to others.
Forgiveness (KS3 or KS4)
Students explore concepts of forgiveness, unforgiveness and revenge. Through powerful case studies and reflection on The Parable of the Unforgiving Servant, students consider why forgiveness is such an important concept in the Christian faith.
Relationships and Christian Values (KS3 or KS4)
A fun, audio-visual lesson that explores the Christian views on relationships, marriage and sex.
Crime and Punishment (KS4)
A courtroom-style activity helps students think about what constitutes a just punishment. They explore, through verses from the Bible, how the concepts of grace and forgiveness might affect a Christian’s attitude towards criminals.
We have several lessons that address those big issues everyone seems to ask about
Suffering (KS3 or KS4)
Students reflect upon the causes of suffering in the world and explore how a Christian might reconcile the presence of suffering with a belief in an all-loving, all-powerful God (all while getting a chance to learn to juggle).
Science and Faith (KS3 or KS4)
One of the most common questions we get asked is 'How can you believe in God when science has disproved his existence?' This lesson aims to answer this question and show that science and religion can co-exist and Christians have a range of views on the topic.
Sanctity of Life
This lesson challenges students to consider what makes life valuable and explains the Christian perspective. It focuses on the ethical dilemma around legal abortion and examines why Christians may come to different conclusions.
Women and Christianity
Students learn about Jesus’ attitude to women and discuss whether key passages from the Bible could be considered as empowering or disempowering. They put their questions about the position of women within Christianity to a female panel.
We have two lessons designed for students to ask and discuss a wide range of questions about life and Christianity
Ultimate Questions (KS3 or KS4)
We rearrange the room with a line dividing the classroom. Students debate with each other some of the most fundamental questions of life, including ‘Does God exist?’, ‘How did life begin?’, ‘Is there a purpose to life? and 'Is there an afterlife?’
Grill a Christian (KS3, KS4 or KS5)
Students are given the opportunity to ask a panel of Christians about any aspect of Christianity and their personal experiences of faith. For older groups (especially sixth form) we like to have most of the questions in advance.
We have a few lessons aimed at addressing some of the big social issues facing our world today
Christians and the Environment (KS3 or KS4)
Students reflect on the wonder of our planet, the responsibility given to humans and consider why, for some Christians, protecting the environment is an expression of their faith.
An interactive game in which students compete against each other to produce trainers in the equivalent of the world market. They then reflect on the fairness of the game and the ethical implications.
This session aims to develop students’ understanding of the world's various refugee crises and their empathy with people who are forced to leave their homes. In groups, students must make a series of real-life choices as they navigate their way from a war-torn homeland to safety.
Prejudice and Discrimination (KS3)
Students play an immersive game deciding who they will save from the Titanic, which helps them identify their own and others' sources of prejudice. The lesson concludes with examples of how Jesus stood up against prejudice and discrimination and valued everyone.
We have two lessons all about journeys, one looking at the Old Testament and another looking at life.
Walk Through the Bible (KS3)
Using props and costumes, students act out memorable stories of the Old Testament to gain an understanding of the key events and how they fit into the bigger picture of God’s relationship with the world and the coming of Jesus.
Life is a Journey (KS3)
Students are encouraged to reflect upon the events in their life that have shaped them so far and their hopes for the future. The students then make a bracelet to remind them of this journey. This is a great introduction lesson to RE as well as a standalone lesson.