Religion & World Views – Curriculum information

Religious Education is a vital and unique contributor to our pupil’s spiritual and moral development and well-being. It seeks to promote knowledge, understanding, respect and tolerance of the beliefs and practices of all faiths and also to help pupils reflect on their own beliefs and values.

The educational and social values of Religious Education will be reflected in the approach to the subject, ensuring that pupils receive a broad and balanced view of religion and a deeper understanding of our multi-cultural British society.

The school endeavours to promote knowledge, understanding and respect for a variety of beliefs. In Key Stage 1 to 4 the pupils will follow local Agreed Syllabus guidance with regard to the balance between Christianity and other faiths. At Key Stage 1 pupils will cover aspects of Christianity and Judaism. At Key Stage 2 Christianity and Judaism will continue to be taught and aspects of Hinduism will be introduced. This pattern will continue in Key Stages 3 and 4 when aspects Islam, Buddhism and Sikhism will also be touched upon. Christianity makes up at least fifty percent of Religious Education throughout all the Key Stages, with a larger emphasis put on it in Key Stage 1, and a greater variety of other faiths being introduced in the later Key Stages.

Religious Education topics will also be reflected on and reinforced by the celebration of events throughout the year, such as birthdays, bonfire night, Shrove Tuesday etc. Festivals such as Advent, Christmas and Easter are celebrated as whole school events, as well as festivals from other faiths, which are covered through the preparation and presentation of class assemblies.

The attitudes and skills developed in Religious Education are cross curricular and are found in all subjects but in particular underpin Personal Health and Social Education and Multi-cultural Education.

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