Community Blog: Secondary

Pokemon Go: Why We Need It

July 25, 2016 by Lahna Pottle
Categories: Secondary, 16-19s,

Pokemon Go is sweeping the nation, and nearly every teen is talking about it! Lahna explains why she thinks we need Pokemon Go and how we can use it to engage young people in conversation about social, moral, spiritual and cultural issues. 

Alpha in Schools

March 17, 2016 by Amy Tolmie
Categories: Secondary, 16-19s, Young Leaders,

Having just arrived as the new youth pastor in 2010, Ray Driscoll wanted to connect with the youth in the area that hadn’t had anything to do with church. Alpha was the obvious choice. He launched it at Emmanuel Church which, through word of mouth, quickly grew and kick-started the church's teen ministry. We spoke to Ray about how this led to taking Alpha beyond the walls of the church:

Easter Ideas

March 10, 2016 by Amy Tolmie
Categories: Primary, Secondary, 16-19s, SEN,

With just two weeks until the Easter break, here's a summary of links we have both here on schoolsworkUK and ones that we recommend you look at if you haven't seen or used before. 

The Enable: Schools Work course - Gather

May 20, 2015 by Amy Tolmie
Categories: Primary, Secondary, 16-19s, SEN, Young Leaders,

At schoolsworkUK we believe that gathering together is a crucial part of supporting one another in this crazy game of life! Whether it is to socialise or to learn, to offer a listening ear or to pass on wisdom gained, coming together as a group of people and bonding around our common purpose of seeing young lives changed because of Jesus is one of the most important things we do.

Becoming an RE Teacher

March 25, 2015 by Amy Tolmie
Categories: Primary, Secondary,

When was the last time someone asked: “So what do you do?”

“I teach RE” will spark a reaction. Just as the subject itself generates positive reactions and inspires school children of all ages.