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CISC Study Day for Teachers of RE


Hugh Walters, Head of Theology at Downside School, Somerset, on British Values from the perspective of Catholic Social Teaching

Fr John Moffat SJ, on teaching RE in a school with a mixed faith population

Philip Robinson, RE Adviser at the Catholic Education Service on RE in the Catholic school and the new GCSE RE


  • Date: Wed 15 March 2017
  • Venue: Our Lady’s Abingdon School, Oxfordshire, OX14 3PS
  • Time: 10.00 am – 4.00 pm
  • Cost: £95.00 (including lunch)

Payment Arrangements

Please email this booking form with your details below to and pay by BACS to the CISC HSBC account:

  • Sort code 40 18 17
  • Account Number 64019113
  • transfer to be labelled “G502 CISC Study Day for Heads of RS”

or, if this is not possible, post this form with a cheque payable to Catholic Independent Schools’ Conference, to 17 Rossiters Hill, Frome, Somerset, BA11 4AL at your earliest convenience but not later than Wed 8 March 2017

Hourly Schedule

Day 1

10:00 am - 10:30 am
Arrival and Coffee
10:30 am - 10:45 am
Prayer, Welcome and Introduction
Stephen Oliver, Principal of Our Lady’s Abingdon
10:45 am - 12:45 pm
Nicola Morgan - Session 1
Teenage brains and stress: problems. Why stress affects performance; a slot on the issues surrounding introverts. Teenage brains and stress: strategies, including how to teach young people to manage their own stress, for life.
12:45 pm - 1:45 pm
1:45 pm - 3:30 pm
Nicola Morgan - Session 2
Readaxation: what reading does to our brain/self and how reading for pleasure impacts wellbeing; including difference between reading fiction/non-fiction, simple/complex and digital/print. With strategies for promoting this in school . Q&A/discussion
3:30 pm -
Tea and Departure

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