Religious Education

Intent for TVED RE

We aim to help children appreciate that they live in a multicultural country.  They will develop an understanding of how religious beliefs shape people’s lives and behaviours, evidenced through discussions using appropriate vocabulary.  They will develop the ability to make reasoned and informed judgements about religious and moral issues, enhancing their spiritual, moral, social and cultural knowledge and their understanding of key religious concepts.

By the end of KS1 most children will be able to:

  • To understand beliefs and teachings 
  • To understand practices and lifestyles 
  • To understand how beliefs are conveyed 
  • To reflect 
  • To understand values 
  • To study the main stories of Christianity. 
  • To study Judaism. 
  • To study other religions of interest to pupils.

By the end of KS2 most children will be able to:

  • To understand beliefs and teachings 
  • To understand practices and lifestyles 
  • To understand how beliefs are conveyed 
  • To reflect 
  • To understand values 
  • To study the beliefs, festivals and celebrations of Christianity. To study Buddhism, Hinduism, Islam and Sikhism. 
  • To study other religions of interest to pupils.
REAutumnSpringSummer
Year 1Introducing ReligionChristianity: EasterReligious Stories: Parables
What does it mean to belong in Christianity?Why is Easter important to Christians?What do parables teach Christians?
Year 2Christianity: beliefs, customs and practicesJudaism: beliefs, customs and practicesReligious Stories: Miracles of Jesus
What is important in the Christian faith?What is important in the Jewish faith?What do the miracles of Jesus teach Christians?
Year 3Use of light in religionThe Christian YearJudaism: Passover
What does light symbolise in different religions?Can you name the key events in the Christian year and why they are important?Why is Passover important to the Jewish faith?
Year 4Different Christian denominationsIslam: beliefs, customs and practicesUse of colour in religion
Can you name and explain some differences between Christian denominations?What is important in the Muslim faith?Why is colour important in religions?
Year 5Creation stories across religionSikhism: beliefs, customs and practicesBuddhism:  beliefs, customs and practices
How did the world begin according to Christians, Jews and Muslims?What is important in the Sikh faith?What is important in the Buddhist faith?
4SHinduism: beliefs, customs and practicesHumanism:  beliefs, customs and practicesMulticultural Britain
What is important in the Hindu faith?How do Humanists live their lives?What are the benefits of a multicultural Britain?

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