Choosing Themes for Chapel or Christian Assemblies

Choosing Themes for Chapel or Christian Assemblies Article by Rev Alice Monaghan, Chaplain, Westonbirt School This was written originally for our e-TNV publication in November 2020 On a recent visit to Westonbirt School, to speak at our Sunday evening Chapel Service and Monday morning chapel Assembly on our term’s theme: ‘Adventures’, Frankie Knight (TISCA Trustee) asked … Continue reading Choosing Themes for Chapel or Christian Assemblies

Top Tips for Trainee Teachers 

It can be a tough time training to be a teacher.  Here are a few Top Tips that teachers sent in to those in their first year of teaching.   Prefect's Training 2019 - Kingham Hill School Feedback from teachers in their first year of teaching Respond to pupils’ parents and other staff with calmness. Reacting to a comment or email immediately can make communication … Continue reading Top Tips for Trainee Teachers 

Chaplains’ Conference 2021

Ed -updated 13th May 2021 Our Chaplains’ Conference 2021 this year will be on ‘Encouraging, Enthusing, Equipping and Envisioning for renewed service’. We aim (!) to be in person at the Elim Conference Centre, West Malvern, which we have used in the past. We will also have an online option where people can join, over … Continue reading Chaplains’ Conference 2021

TISCA Online Annual Conference 2021

Quick Link - Eventbrite Our Annual Conference booking is open We are pleased to announce our annual conference will be online this year on Tuesday 15th June 2021 for the morning only. Our theme will be ‘Hope over anxiety in a post-COVID world’ – Christian hope in an anxious world – practical encouragement for schools … Continue reading TISCA Online Annual Conference 2021

Resources – Birmingham City Mission

‘Birmingham City Mission is a Christian charity that serves the disadvantaged and marginalised through various social projects. BCM’s youth team seeks to teach students about Christian beliefs and practices and to support students in their SMSC development. We offer RE lessons to complement the syllabus and GCSE specifications; we also offer assemblies on Christian themes … Continue reading Resources – Birmingham City Mission

Chaplains’ Conference 2020 – going online!

Our Chaplains' Conference has been moved to a fully online only offer on Tuesday 13 October 2020. “The Chaplains’ toolbox: How to thrive and not strive” Tuesday, 13th October 2020 – online via Zoom 0830 Welcome (Alastair Reid, TISCA General Secretary)0840 Devotions 1 (Revd Anthony Buckley, former chaplain of Alleyn’s School)0915 Introducing each other0930 Toolbox … Continue reading Chaplains’ Conference 2020 – going online!

TISCA Guest blog – Lockdown new normal and Summer Holidays

TISCA Guest Blog We have asked one of our Chaplains, Alex Aldous of Prestfelde Preparatory School, Shrewsbury, if we might occasionally publish his regular 'thoughts for the day' - and he has agreed. The first blog was written in late June 2020 and considers, as we emerge from lockdown, what the 'new normal' should look … Continue reading TISCA Guest blog – Lockdown new normal and Summer Holidays

School policy responses to Black Lives Matter

Advice from schools re racism and Black Lives Matter We trust that the resources on this website on this topic will be helpful to those looking for idea and approaches for assemblies, chapels, forums and debates within schools of all types. If you are looking for our Black Lives Matter -Resources blog then please click … Continue reading School policy responses to Black Lives Matter

Prefect Training Days 2020 – brochures published

Tisca Prefect training days Ed - Updated 10 August 2020 re our online offer for 2020 TISCA are pleased to present the 2020-2021 Prefect Training Days brochures. Full details and booking for both the Senior and Prep School Leadership Training Days can be found on our website http://www.tisca.org.uk/events and also here. Senior Leadership Senior Leadership … Continue reading Prefect Training Days 2020 – brochures published