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Community Session Plan

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Learning Activities

How will each Learning Activity

be differentiated?

Indicate use of support

Key Questions


Links to intended learning outcomes



Starter Options

Flash up Big Questions and/or Common Themes and/or Quotes on Community.

Quotes on Community. Check your understanding.

Through outcome/level of response

Do you belong to a community? Is it based on faith? More than one community? How important is it to you?

10/20 mins


Watch Video-Clip of Worship or Wedding/Funeral -


Jewish/Sikh or Humanist (and/or Buddhist Monks/Luton demo). Check how it relates to student experience. Discuss in groups.

Do we need ceremony?

Are religious communities different from other communities (eg sports team)?

5/10 mins


A pluralist society? Rules of conduct between faiths and beliefs

What is Community Cohesion?

How can we manage community conflict in society?

Additional Learning Opportunities

Activity – Visit one or more fath/belief community places of worship/gathering (if possible including a service/ceremony).

Write up and compare responses.


Some relevant facts

72% Christians, 7% of UK population from non-Christian faiths, 15% atheists (source UK Census 2001).

Many inner-city colleges contain 50% or more students from non-Christian faith backgrounds.


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