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MPs discuss Bible Society’s ‘Pass It On’ research in Parliament

The importance of biblical literacy amongst children and their parents has been raised in parliament. The Labour MP for Huddersfield, Barry Sheerman, asked Tony Baldry, the Conservative MP for Banbury and a Church Commissioner, what steps the Church ...

Another way to ‘Pass it On’

We’ve teamed up with the Methodist Church to create Navigate – a free resource designed to help teenagers engage with the Bible. This is another way we are passing on Bible stories - giving as many people as possible the opportunity to experienc...

Pass It On: research report

We believe that every child should have the opportunity to experience the Bible. That is why in 2014 we launched our campaign to encourage parents to read, watch or listen to a Bible story with their child.

Five ideas for RE in schools

At Bible Society we want to help RE teachers who are looking for ideas to use in school. Here's a reminder of our five ideas for resources for RE teachers.

New review calls for improvements to RE teaching

New guidelines for RE have been published today with a call for ‘direct and effective attention to be given to the shortage of properly trained RE teachers in the classroom.’ The Religious Education Council for England and Wales. has produced th...

Brush up on the Bible and take religious education seriously – OFSTED tells the teachers

A report by Ofsted, the schools inspectorate, has found that a third of primary school children had an ‘inadequate’ understanding of Christianity.

Dawkins: ‘thoroughly in favour of educating people' about Bible

The Daily Telegraph reports that Richard Dawkins has said he is ‘thoroughly in favour of educating people' about the Bible. At Bible Society we have a series of resources to help students and teachers.

Five ideas for RE in schools

If you're a teacher looking for RE resources then here are five ideas to use in your school.

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