Secondary: Surrey Schools - Curriculum Conversations
This short discussion forum is designed to enable Secondary Heads of RE/RS/RWV to meet together to share their thinking on their school's curriculum design and how it interprets the statutory content in the Surrey Agreed Syllabus for RE.
Please come prepared to share - and discuss!
The session will be facilitated by Rachel Boxer, adviser to Surrey SACRE.
Surrey Maintained Secondary Schools
GDBE elevate CORE Free
BC (before children!) Rachel taught in the primary phase, as RE subject leader in community school settings for much of that time, with additional responsibilities for Collective Worship and SMSC. She has been involved as a writer in the past 4 reviews of the Surrey RE Agreed Syllabus, leading the Primary teams for the revisions in 2007 and 2012; and most recently, co-ordinating the complete review of the new Surrey Agreed Syllabus 2023-2028. She has also reviewed the Diocesan Guidelines for VA Schools and the Diocesan Collective Worship Guidelines (both twice!). In addition to her Diocesan role alongside Jane Whittington, Rachel is currently the RE adviser to Surrey SACRE, and leads RE subject leader training sessions for both the Diocese and Surrey RE networks.
When not reviewing syllabi, Rachel also writes assembly materials and is a regular contributor to the BBC Schools’ Radio Collective Worship programme ‘Something to Think About’.
Areas of specialism:
Statutory RE provision; RE in primary classrooms; supporting RE subject leaders; practical ideas for collective worship
Role within the Diocese:
Associate Consultant for RE (Primary) Adviser to Surrey SACRE