Films to support KS3 RE.
CAFOD's Year 8 RE resources support the Religious Education Directory for Catholic Schools in England and Wales.
U8.1 Creation and Covenant
The scriptural text, illustrated to aid understanding and recall.
This animation explores how human beings are created in the image and likeness of God, with accompanying illustrations.
A starter exploring what ‘neighbour’ means.
Useful when examining what love of neighbour requires.
Explores another aspect of what love of neighbour includes, in a contemporary context.
Animated version of Pope Francis’ encyclical.
U8.2 Prophecy and Promise
Explore the prophetic voice of Oscar Romero, who spoke the truth for the good of others.
Explore how Catholic Social Teaching urges us to speak the truth for the sake of others.
Yesica and Hector speak the truth for the good of the Amazon and its people.
How to make and use comics to call for justice.
CAFOD’s annually updated Advent calendar for secondary schools is an example of a popular Advent devotion.
U8.3 From Galilee to Jerusalem
Explore the life and work of St Oscar Romero, who committed to serving marginalised people.
The preferential love of the poor, explained by a young person.
Video and other resources about people seeking asylum and refuge.
Examine Azariah Mbatha’s Hunger Cloth, with accompanying worksheet.
The eschatological parable, Matthew 25:31-46.
Short contemporary examples of people serving those who are marginalised.
U8.4 From Desert to Garden
Explore why Christians prepare for Easter by fasting.
How injustice prompted ordinary people to use Lenten fasting and almsgiving in a new way.
Explore the ongoing significance of self-denial and self-giving, and take part!
U8.5 To the ends of the earth
Extract of the Resurrection story in Luke 24:1-49, with photographs from around the world.
U8.6 Dialogue and Encounter
Short animation on Solidarity, with worksheet