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Explore RE for Key Stage 3

Explore RE for Key Stage 3

Inspire progress at Key Stage 3 and get ready for GCSE. This new KS3 course engages students with Religious Education, building their skills, knowledge and understanding in preparation for the reformed GCSE specifications.

On this page you can see the full range of resources, meet the authors and sign up for Inspection Copies and free trials of digital products.
Titles in this series
What do your fellow teachers think of Explore RE?
“The new Explore RE resources are superb...the books are well written and I love that a lesson is one simple two-page spread. For non-specialists in particular the online resources are brilliant, the lesson plans are detailed and the PowerPoints are clear and simple in design. I’ve really valued the mapping of hidden knowledge needed for GCSE and the exam board specific guidance...and I really like how all the leg work of identifying assessment and mapping it through the course has been done.”
Head of Ethics, Philosophy and Religion, Birchwood Community High School
Student Book: Print & Digital Formats
Contains 120 ready-made lessons that can be used flexibily over a 2-year or 3-year course. Also available in two digital eTextbook formats. Click below to find out more.
Digital Teaching & Learning Resources
Simplify your teaching with access to all of the planning, teaching, homework and assessment resources that you need to deliver an exceptional Explore RE for Key Stage 3 course. 
Planning and Assessment Pack
Teach your Explore RE for Key Stage 3 course with ease, using the schemes of work, detailed lesson plans and mark schemes in this photocopiable Planning and Assessment Pack.
Sample Material
View sample materials from both the student and teacher resources by downloading our sample booklet.
Download free content
Download the full Student chapter on Comparative Religions and the first 8 lessons from the chapter on Christianity (16 lessons in total) - totally free! And you can also download the accompanying teacher materials from the Planning and Assessment Pack.
Free Student Book content >

Free Planning and Assessment Pack content >

Please note that this is draft material and is therefore partly incomplete and subject to change.
Vision Statements
Developing skills as learners and responsibility as citizens: what will your students achieve as they follow a route through Explore RE? Read our student and teacher vision statements.
Meet the authors
This new KS3 RE course is written by a team of highly-experienced teachers and is designed to enable both experienced RE teachers and non-specialists to deliver a balanced and engaging KS3 curriculum.
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To receive a bespoke quote from your local Hodder Education consultant, just send your name, school name and school postcode to the email address below.
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