Who We Are

Faith in Schools is a local Christian education charity, working with children and young people of all faiths and none.
We offer schools  free RE lessons with volunteers from local churches 
to discover what it means to be an authentic 21st century Christian.

We operate an educational context.  By law all state schools must provide religious education for all pupils from the age of 4-19, and 51% of the time should be spent on studying the Christian faith. 

We are able to deliver high quality lessons and events that provide the opportunity for children in schools to meet authentic Christians from the community near them.

This gives pupils a chance to bring their RE learning to life, and make connections between what Christians believe and their own beliefs. Its an opportunity to make connections between schools and their local Christian community.

Faith in Schools is a grassroots local charity in Newham starting from a collaboration between local schools, parents and Christians in Forest Gate. Over the last 15 years, our work has grown to meet demand from over 42 schools across nearly three quarters of Newham borough, and has reached thousands of children in Newham of different faiths and none.

Last year we shared the gospel with more than 28,600 pupils in their schools and facilitated churches in hosting 4000 children at Christian events.

We are committed to continuing to providing high-quality RE lessons supplemented with volunteers from local churches for FREE.

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Our Offices @ The Stratford Centre Youth Hub

We want to take every opportunity to share our Christian faith in appropriate ways with the people who live around us.  Jesus commissioned his followers to go and tell the good news of His Kingdom to all people, every tribe and nationality.

Our Mission

Our aim is for every child and young person to have the opportunity to meet within their schools local Christians from local churches and find out what it means to be a Christian in the 21st century.

Our Vision


Our vision is that children from all schools in Newham across their Key Stages, have the opportunity to encounter the gospel, experience the Christian faith from a diverse range of denominations, and see local churches and schools build community cohesion.

Our Values

Simple & Real

The gospel, with testimonies of the life -changing impact of the love of God revealed in Jesus 

Integrity & Faith

We operating by and live out our faith – dependent on prayer and God’s provision

Positive & Professional

We are highly-regarded, collaborative and an active community partner 


We empower churches nationally to be a presence in their schools