Inspire Aspire
Tuesday, April 23, 2013 at 2:53PM
Kathryn Campbell in Curriculum, Curriculum for excellence, Grand Ideas for Secondary Schools, PSHD, RME, classroom

Inspire Aspire is a national award that young people can achieve at gold, silver or bronze level. It can be run as part of either RME  or PSHD. Pupils pick a ‘hero’, such as a sports person or figure from religion or history, complete a poster about that person’s life and values and deliver an oral presentation based on their research. They also have to complete a reflection about their own lives and values. There is a cost to running the course and there is an awards ceremony every June for the top 100 entrants, which has been held at Hampden Park and featured guest speakers such as Katherine Grainger.

This course would be run by the school with support, as appropriate, from the local church and other organisations as a whole year project or over a term, dependent on the staff involved. From August 2013 the award can also be accredited by the SQA as part of the ‘Religion, belief and values’course.

How can I be involved?

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