Approaches to Spirituality: Religious and Secular


A dip into RE, personal, social and mental health curriculum for SLD/PMLD learners

7 March 2017 - Central London


Flo Longhorn - Author of ‘RE for Very Special Children’


Anne Krisman - Resource teacher in SEN RE


A busy day of theory and lots of practical ideas on a theme that underpins good practice in any educational setting. Secular and religious education approaches will be linked to the reality of a concrete and sensory approach to spirituality for special children and students.

Topics for the course include:


     Spirituality and mental health


     Planning for experiential and spiritual RE

     Accessing the spirituality of world faiths and beliefs

     When a child dies - responses to death

     Common elements in religious and secular approaches

     Memories are made of this

     Celebrating me! A unique human person!

     Relevant resources and information

     Spiritual maps

     Assemblies that captivate

     Simple sensory sensations to reflect upon - or provoke!

     Celebrating life

     Spiritual practices from the religious to the secular

     Setting up spiritual or prayer spaces

     Roping in the community


Free CD with resources, articles and information!

FPL's Special Education Courses & Workshops -

examples from 2016.


Watch this space for news of new opportunities in 2017.

  Themes of past Workshops included:


  • Planning a Sensory Curriculum for Very Special People - Back to Basics
  • Reaching the Parts of Special Maths a Formal Curriculum Cannot Touch
  • Sensory Integration in the Classroom - An Introduction
  • Sensory Stories for Children & Teens with Special Educational Needs
  • Every Moment Matters: Interacting with the World through ICT
  • Making Sense of Literacy for Special Learners
  • 14-25 Year Old Special Students: Creative Approaches to Supporting Very Special Students in Education & Beyond

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Watch this space for news of the forthcoming Two-Day Forum 2019 - to be held in London on 28-29 November 2019 at the Swiss Cottage School Conference Centre.

For programme information about the 2018 Two-day Forum and presentations, that was held in London on 29 and 30 November 2018, visit The Cutting Edge!

FPL concluded the Approaches to Spirituality: Religious and Secular course on 7 March2017 with Flo Longhorn and Anne Krisman - "A dip into RE, personal, social and mental health curriculum for SLD/PMLD learners". For more information, see the flyer here.

See information about the Special Education Courses and Workshops that were conducted in 2016.