Newman CREDO Day

Newman University will be hosting one of four days in support of the CREDO project and the teaching of RE within catholic schools.

This year’s themes are:

  • The New RE Curriculum Directory
  • The Bible in Schools
  • Master-classes/ Themed Workshops

Newman CREDO Day

3rd July 2019

(draft programme)

9.30 – 10.00           Arrivals

Session 1 – Plenary

10.00 – 10.10         Welcome Prof Susan Docherty

10.10 – 11.00         Catholic theologies of creation – the common good, sustainability and environmental justice Dr Louise Hickman

11.00 – 11.15         Presentation on The God Who Speaks 2022 Year of the Bible

David McLoughlin

11.15 – 11.35         Coffee Break

Session 2 – Primary/Secondary Separate

11.35 – 12.25         Secondary: Tackling Tricky Part D GCSE Questions

Dr Sean Whittle

Primary: Teaching the Bible                   Dr Margaret Carswell

12.25 – 1.10           Lunch

Session 3 Workshops

Two workshops will be offered, and participants will take both; half will go to workshop A first, then workshop B, and the other half vice versa.

Workshop A            The Sacramental Nature of Reality David McLoughlin

Workshop B            Planning for Reform of the National Curriculum Directory for RE

Philip Robinson

1.10 – 2.10  

2.10 – 2.15             Changeover Time

2.15 – 3.15

Final Plenary

3.15 – 3.30             Final Plenary Summing Up, Future Planning etc

Contact: Jane Allcroft:; tel 0121 476 1181 ext 2405 Booking line:

Contact: Jane Allcroft:; tel 0121 476 1181 ext 2405 Booking line:

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