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Free activity on Buddha statues!

Use this free interactive activity to test your class on Rupas.

Your students will have to work out what Buddha is doing in each image by interpreting his position and hand gestures.

Once answered correctly this interactive gives context to the statues and explains their meaning, making it perfect as a recap resource to end your lesson.


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Free presentation on gender roles within Christianity!

Gender roles within Christianity presentation

Spark off a discussion about gender roles with our free presentation on Christianity and women!

Engaging interactive activities cover both the portrayal of women in the Old Testament, and how we can interpret the attitudes of Jesus and St Paul towards women and their role.

The presentation then encourages students to consider why the ordination of women is such a divisive issue within the Christian community. An interactive exercise requires students to summarise an article about the Church of England’s decision to allow female priests.


Free interactive on Jewish coming of age ceremonies!

Explain Jewish coming of age ceremonies to your KS3 students with our free interactive animation!

This interactive features a Jewish man and woman discussing the details of when and why Bar Mitzvahs, Bat Mitzvahs and Bat Chayils take place.

The animation also covers the responsibilities boys and girls take on within the faith following their ceremony. The differences between Reform, Liberal, Hasidic and Orthodox communities are also made clear.

Students are then encouraged to consider the age at which children become adults and whether this is different for boys and girls.


Free KS3 religious studies animation on praying in the mosque!

Make sure your KS3 students understand when and why Muslims pray in the mosque with our free animation!

This engaging interactive features a young Muslim student discussing when he and his family attend the mosque for prayer. He explains why Friday prayers are particularly important, and describes what happens during a visit to the mosque.

Students are then encouraged to compare and contrast what they have learnt about the mosque with other places of worship they know.


Free Religious Studies word search on the life of Mother Teresa!

Make sure your students know all about Mother Teresa with our free interactive word search!

Ideal as a fun whole-class activity, this word search will test your class on their knowledge of the life of Mother Teresa, who was officially canonised by the Catholic Church this September.

Challenge your students by seeing if they can come up with the answer and find it just from reading the clue, or press ‘show’ if they get stuck.

This word search is the perfect way to reinforce your students’ grasp of the fascinating and eventful life of Mother Teresa.

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