Dr Rowan Williams and children in South Sudan

GCSE resources for RE

Download our free and easy to use lesson plans for GCSE RE (2016 specification).

These GCSE lesson plans have been written in conjunction with RE Today, to support the 2016 RE GCSE specifications.

The lessons in this series cover the following subjects:

  1. Interview with Rowan Williams
  2. What kind of charity is Christian Aid?
  3. What is the point of modern Christian mission?
  4. What is evil? Is there a solution to suffering?
  5. What is church?
  6. Salvation: spiritual or practical?

This lesson features an interview with Rowan Williams, former Archbishop of Canterbury, and the current Chair of Christian Aid.

This lesson considers Christian Aid’s foundations as a Christian charity, with reference to biblical teachings.

This lesson explores the history of Christian mission, and different definitions of that word today.

This lesson explores the problems of evil and suffering in a Christian context.

This lesson presents different interpretations of the word ‘church’,exploring whether it relates more to buildings or to people.

This lesson explores a central belief of Christianity: that humans are sinful and that they can be ‘saved’.