InspiREd RE


5-day subject leader development programme, suitable for those leading RE for at least two years and have at least three years teaching experience behind them.
As an introductory offer, this programme is being subsidised by the LDBS, meaning it will be 50% of usual fee for 2022/2023 only.

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This programme is run in conjuction with the Southwark Diocese, with a vision to inspire and enable those with responsibility for RE in being ‘strategic, impactful and flourishing leaders’. Led by Rebecca Swansbury (Canterbury Diocese), and supported by Shaun Burns (Southwark) and Mary Thorne (LDBS), it is aimed at leaders who want to develop their subject leadership skills, to ensure it is strategic, has an impact on the whole school and is driven by the school’s distinctive Christian vision.

A range of themes will be covered, including:


Vision for the programme, RE & ME
Thinking strategically
Being a leader who has impact

Wisdom & Skills

Leading wisely
Strategic view of RE curriculum
What is action research?

Dignity & Respect

Leading with dignity & respect
Strategic view of assessment
Commitment to generous hospitality


Leading with integrity
Implementing change as a leader
Leading staff meetings & training sessions

Living Well Together

Feeding back training & principles for leading meetings
Subject Leader ‘Surgery’: difficult situations & conversations and the right to withdraw

Hope & Aspiration

What does it mean to be hopeful & full of aspiration?
Reflections of developed skills
Evaluation of programme

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  • Our courses and programmes are delivered at our Central London location in Causton Street, SW1. Click here for directions ›
  • As we learn to live with Covid-19, we have taken several precautions so as to ensure everyone’s safety when you visit us. Please click here for further details on the steps we are taking ›
  • Conducted in modern, bright open-spaced rooms, there is access to AV equipment & wifi, if needed.
  • Kindly note that we can typically accommodate between 25-35 attendees for each course or programme.
  • We are located in the London Congestion and ULEZ zone and parking in the surrounding area is limited and strictly controlled.
  • As we are unable to offer private parking at our premises, we would recommend travelling by public transport, or on foot.
  • Some of our courses will be delivered via an online platform. Log-in details will be emailed once your course place has been confirmed.

Covering a wide selection of topics including Strategic Improvement, Curriculum, SEND, Safeguarding & Mental Health, CE Schools & SIAMsHR and Data Protection, our professional development provision offers high quality training coupled with exceptional value for money. As with our Leadership, ECT Training, InspiREd RE and Race, Identity & School Leadership programmes, all are specialist led and incorporate current recommendations and accepted good practice to ensure stimulating and inspiring sessions for all participants.

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