Below are free secondary religious studies teaching resources for teachers in UK schools at KS3 and KS4 level to help you save time spent on lesson planning. Secondary school RS teachers may find these websites useful for developing their own lesson plans or for signposting their pupils to innovative online content.
Key Stage 3
The RE Online website is a guide to 6 major faiths. It includes sections for teachers, students and lifelong adult learning.
Downloadable activities are available at Building Bridges Jewish site, which also includes video archives and explanations of the religion.
BBC Newsround What is Islam? answers questions such as ‘who is muhammed?’ and ‘what is the Qur’an?’. An explanation of this religion with over a billion followers.
Key Stage 4
A large resource is The Heart of Hinduism, which includes its concepts, practices, lifestyle and traditions.
A useful resource is the Interfaith calander which tells you about major religious events and when they occur.
We hope you find these free teaching resources for religious studies teachers to be very useful for Key Stage 3 and Key Stage 4 lesson planning.