Learning

Religious Education

The R.E. department aims to:

  • Stimulate pupils interest and enjoyment in Religious Education.
  • Promote the spiritual, moral, cultural and mental development of all pupils.
  • Prepare the pupils for the opportunities, responsibilities and experiences of adult life.
  • Help the pupils to understand the teachings and practices of Christianity and other major world religions.
  • Encourage all pupils to develop their own beliefs and values.
  • Raise their self-esteem and give them the confidence and ability to reflect on and to express their own feelings, reactions and responses to the world around them.
  • Help the pupils to understand the effect of religion on the individual and on society.

Year 5 

Christianity and Judaism

  • Rules for living.
  • Light, as a symbol.
  • Celebrations-related to key figures.
  • Easter.
  • Leaders in Religious Communities
  • Creation stories and ultimate issues they raise.

Church of England, Wiltshire

Taj Mahal by Amal Mongia

 

 

Map Of Palestine

Year 6

Christianity and Buddhism

  • Founders of faith.
  • Sacred and secular Christmas.
  • Expressive and visual arts in religion.
  • Ideas about God.
  • Human responsibility for the environment.
  • Suffering and happiness.

Year 7

Christianity, Islam and Sikhism

  • Who am I? Positive thinking, how we interact with others.
  • God for all faiths or none?
  • What is the nature of God in Islam
  • Jesus - Man or God?
  • Christian justice.
  • How do we know what is right or wrong?

Year 8

Christianity, Judaism and Hinduism

  • Ultimate issues
  • Moving on, up or round in circles?
  • Jesus - Was He a trouble maker?
  • Is there power in peace?
  • How do ordinary people live in extraordinary times?
  • What makes a journey special?