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Peace Service
Pictures and readings from the Annual Peace Service in October
Faith, Interfaith & Diversity events diary
Latest Newsletter - September 2018
The Agreed Syllabus for RE in Leeds Schools
Summer Solstice Celebration


Sunday 18th November , 12 noon to 4.00pm

LIGHT FOR LEEDS

Interfaith Week Event supported by Concord
Visitor Centre of Kirkstall Abbey, LS5 3EH


Stalls, music, talks, guided meditation, carol singing, food and much more from a range of religious traditions


Concord is one of the oldest interfaith groups in the UK, founded over 40 years ago. It exists to foster friendship, trust, tolerance, understanding and co-operation among members of the faith communities of multi-cultural Leeds.

The group also works closely with the Leeds Faith Forum and is affiliated to the national Interfaith Network for the UK.
Some of the faiths Concord brings together:
Baha'is, Brahma Kumaris, Buddhists, Christians, Hindus, Jews, Muslims, Pagans, Sikhs and others.

Its aims are:

The Agreed Syllabus for RE in Leeds Schools

On 18th July Concord members heard about the implementation of the Agreed Syllabus for RE in Leeds Schools. Alastair Ross, an independent advior to Leeds SACRE (Standing Advisory Council on RE) presented a detailed, coherent and thought provoking talk about the formulation and implementation of the the syallabus across Primary and Secondary Schools in Leeds.

Alastair provided many examples of Schemes of Work, Lesson Plans and other documentary evidence that has been developed to assist with the implementation of the syllabus across all Key Stages. A lively question and answer session followed his main presentation.

Further information about the syllabus is available from Alastair Ross himself, via www.penninelearning.com, or from Leeds City Council at www.leeds.go.uk/docs/Leeds%20RE%20syllabus.pdf


Concord's 40th Anniversary book,A Leeds Interfaith Story 1946-2016, is now available FREE online. Click here for details


BookConcord's 40th Anniversary commemorative book available to purchase

A Leeds Interfaith Story 1946-2016

Written by a team including Trevor Bates, Primrose Agbamu, Cynthia Dickinson , John Moreton & John Summerwill (with contributions from Concord members)

283 A5 pages in full colour - 238 illustrations

This substantial and unique book, published to celebrate the 40th Anniversary of Concord, tells the story of the different faith communities in Leeds and of the key individuals who have promoted interfaith relationships.

 

Purchase:

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