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RE

RE

Mrs Blanch is our RE Co Ordinator.

RE Policy

 

Long term planning

 

Autumn 1

Autumn 2

Spring 1

Spring 2

Summer 1

Summer 2

Thinking about religion & Belief

Enquiring, investigating & Interpreting

Reflecting, evaluating & communicating

Year 1

Caring: Listen to examples of care and concern shown by believers and religious communities and explore the reasons for these actions.

Belonging: Find out about ceremonies in which special moments in the life cycle are marked.

Celebrations: Explore the preparations for and find out about the celebration of festivals.

Families: Listen to and ask questions about stories of individuals and their relationship with God.

Answers: Engage with stories and extracts from religious literature and talk about their meanings.

Worship: Find out about how and when people worship and ask questions about why this is important to believers.

I can retell important parts of stories from different religions. I can talk about symbols, art, dance & music. I can use the correct names and words when I talk about my learning.

I can say what I find interesting in my learning. I can ask questions about things that puzzle me. I can name some symbols in the religions that I have learnt. I can name some other ways that people express their beliefs and feelings

I can talk about things that have happened to me and how these made me feel. I can say what is important to me. I can say what is important to somebody else.

Year 2

Caring for the natural world: Explore stories from religious traditions and find out about attitudes to the natural world.

Valuing new life: Engage with religious beliefs and ideas expressed through story, symbol and other visual forms of expression.

Worship and ceremonies: Identify symbolic actions, gestures and rituals and talk about how they are used as part of worship and ceremonies.

Belonging to a group: Identify the importance for some people of belonging to a religion and recognise the difference this makes to their lives.

Story telling through sacred writings: Identify the importance for some people of belonging to a religion and recognise the difference this makes to their lives.

Showing kindness and goodness: Listen and respond to stories highlighting the morals and values of believers in practice.

I can retell stories that teach us something.  I can talk about symbols, art, dance & music. I can use the correct names and words when I talk about my learning.

I can answer questions about what happens to others and how it makes them feel. I can think about things that happen to me and show how they make me feel.

I can give a reason why something is important to me.

I can give a reason why something is important to others.

Year 3/4

Environment (Harvest): Explore religious stories and teachings about the environment and identify and reflect their impact on behaviour.

Landmarks in life: Investigate the importance for believers of ceremonies in which special moments in the life cycle are marked.

Study of a chosen religion: Research some key events in the development of a religious tradition and explain the impact on believers today

Commitment (Lent): Engage with a variety of people about their beliefs and values and ask questions about the way commitment affects their lives.

Thinking about God: Identify some of the ways in which religions name and describe attributes of God and make links with belief and practice.

 

Features and patterns of worship: Identify some of the ways in which religions name and describe attributes of God and make links with belief and practice.

 

I can find somethings that are the same and some that are different about religions and beliefs I have learned about.

I know that some questions about life are difficult to answer.

I can tell what symbols mean and the way people show their religious belief.

I can listen respectfully to what happens to other people and ask thoughtful, imaginative questions about their feelings..

Year 4/5

Sacred Writings (Hinduism): Explore a variety of forms of literature found in sacred books and investigate a range of religious teachings.

Peace: Explore the symbolic use of a wide range of objects, sounds, visual images, actions and gestures and make suggestions as to the intended meaning they might have for believers.

Religious diversity (Happiness): Explore the diversity of a range of religious traditions and identify and reflect on similarities and differences.

Easter (Suffering and Hardship): Investigate and reflect upon a range of religious responses to suffering, hardship and death.

Wise Words: Explore the origins of sacred writings and consider their importance for believers today

Values and beliefs: Investigate the life of a person who has been inspired by their faith and make links between belief and action.

I know that some stories affect the way some people behave. I know that what people do in their lives can be affected by what they believe.

I can say what is the same and what is different between different religions and beliefs.

I can find out different things about religions and beliefs and I can compare them.

I can ask important questions about religions and what people believe.

I can say what/who inspires me, how these influence me. I can compare what I think and feel is important to what others think and feel is important.

I can give reasons to describe what is important to me.

Year 5/6

Commitment: Investigate ceremonies associated with joining or belonging to a faith community and talk about the meaning of commitment.

Words of Wisdom: Explore on the meaning of stories drawn from religious sources and reflect upon the significance of key words, phrases or expressions.

Taking part: Find out about the activities of a local religious community and make links with key religious teachings.

Belief in actions: Make links between beliefs and action and reflect how this might have local, national and international impact.

The importance of hope: Raise questions about issues which cause people to wonder and investigate some answers to be found in religious writings and teachings.

Justice (Rich and Poor): Investigate stories about God’s relationship with people and suggest how, for some people, this helps them to make sense of life

 

I can see how questions, beliefs, values and actions are linked. I can describe how peoples beliefs and actions affect individuals, groups and communities.

I can research and organise ideas about religions and beliefs. I can ask questions during my research. I can use my research to suggest answers to these questions.

I can describe how sources of inspiration and influence can make a difference to myself and others.

I can use my learning about religions and beliefs and think about how it affects my own life and the lives of others.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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