For toolkits, ideas for assemblies, humanist discussions of a range of topics studied in school, with discussion questions, and downloadable resources, see our website www.humanismforschools.org.uk
For information on the options you have – and the considerations you might make – with regard to ”collective worship”, see Collective worship and school assemblies.
See how Humanism fits into the non-statutory framework for RE (QCA, 2004) and how it might fit into your local or school syllabus: Humanism in the National Framework for Religious Education [link coming soon].
Check out our latest resource, Resolution Revolution, a Key Stage Two resource for teachers.
The 2012 James Hemming prize eassy question has been announced.For more information and details on how to enter visit http://www.hemmingprize.org.uk/.
Background information and guidance for teachers
Humanist Perspectives 2 (BHA, 2005) - Information and guidance on teaching about Humanism for secondary teachers, with concise photocopiable versions of BHA’s most popular ethical and philosophical briefings for students.
Recommended Resources A list of books and other materials offering a non-religious perspective on many issues.
The Humanist Philosophers’ Group ‘What is Humanism?’ pamphlet (read an extract).
Humanism, a summary for teachers and SACREs - a 1-page account of the main ideas
On schools and education
1998 Citizenship: Human Rights and Wrongs – Human Rights and Wrongs: Innovative Approaches to Citizenship - Teachers’ TV link
Teachers’ TV links on Sex Education
Shared Values, Appendix to the National Curriculum, at
On creationism and other controversial issues
Science Friction – Creation - Teachers’ TV link.
Worth the Trip – Episode 1 (Year 6 pupils visit The Galleries of Justice in Nottingham .)
Drugs and smoking: