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Religious Education

  Our curriculum has been created around key themes and questions. Take a look at what we learn in each year group.

Pre-school

Autumn 1

Autumn 2

Spring 1

Spring 2

Summer 1

Summer 2

Religion: Christianity Judaism

Theme: Special people      

Key Question: What makes people special?

Religion: Christianity

Theme: Christmas      

Key Question: What is Christmas?

Religion: Christianity Buddhism Islam Hinduism Sikhism

Theme: Story time

Key Question: What can we learn from stories?

Religion: Christianity       

Theme: Easter

Key Question: What makes people special?

Religion: Christianity Judaism Islam

Theme: Special places

Key Question: What makes places special

Religion: Christianity  P4C

Book: tbc

Theme: tbc

Reception

Autumn 1

Autumn 2

Spring 1

Spring 2

Summer 1

Summer 2

Religion: Christianity Judaism

Theme: Special people      

Key Question: What makes people special?

Religion: Christianity 

Theme: Christmas           

Key Question: What is Christmas?

 

Religion: Christianity Buddhism Islam Hinduism Sikhism

Theme: Story time

Key Question: What can we learn from stories?

Religion: Christianity

Theme: Easter

Key Question: What makes people special?

 

Religion: Christianity Judaism Islam

Theme: Special places

Key Question: What makes places special

Religion: Christianity

P4C

Book: tbc

Theme: tbc

Year 1

Autumn 1

Autumn 2

Spring 1

Spring 2

Summer 1

Summer 2

Religion: Christianity

Theme: Jesus as a friend      

Key Question: Was it always easy for Jesus to show friendship?

Religion: Christianity       

Theme: Christmas      

Key Question: What gift would I have given to Jesus if he had been born in my town, not in Bethlehem?

Religion: Judaism

Theme: Shabbat      

Key Question: Is Shabbat important to Jewish children?

Religion: Christianity         Theme: Easter  

Key Question: Why was Jesus welcomed like a king or celebrity by the crowds on Palm Sunday?

 

Religion: Christianity

Theme: Creation story

Key Question: Does God want Christians to look after the world?

 

Religion: Christianity

P4C

Book: tbc

Theme: tbc

Year 2

Autumn 1

Autumn 2

Spring 1

Spring 2

Summer 1

Summer 2

Religion: Christianity

Theme: What did Jesus teach?      

Key Question: Is it possible to be kind to everyone all of the time?

Religion: Christianity

Theme: Christmas             

Key Question: Why did God give Jesus to the world?

 

 

Religion: Judaism

Theme: Passover             

Key Question: How important is it for Jewish people to do what God asks them to do?

 

Religion: Christianity      

Theme: Easter

Key Question: Is it true that Jesus came back to life again?

 

 

Religion: Islam

Theme: Prayer at home            

Key Question: Does praying at regular intervals every day help a Muslim in his/her everyday life?

 

Religion: Christianity

P4C

Book: tbc

Theme: tbc

Year 3

Autumn 1

Autumn 2

Spring 1

Spring 2

Summer 1

Summer 2

Religion: Christianity

Theme: Jesus’ miracles      

Key Question: Could Jesus really heal people? Were these miracles or is there some other explanation?

Religion: Christianity

Theme: Christmas

Key Question: Has Christmas lost its true meaning?

 

Religion: Hinduism

Theme: Diwali

Key Question: Would celebrating Diwali at home and in the community bring a feeling of belonging to a Hindu Child?

 

Religion: Christianity      

Theme: Easter

Key Question: What is ‘good’ about Good Friday?

 

 

Religion: Sikhism

Theme: Sharing and community

Key Question: Do Sikhs think it is important to share?

 

Religion: Christianity

 

P4C

Book: tbc

Theme: tbc

Year 4

Autumn 1

Autumn 2

Spring 1

Spring 2

Summer 1

Summer 2

Religion: Christianity

Theme: Prayer and worship      

Key Question: Do people need to go to church to show they are Christians?

Religion: Christianity  

Theme: Christmas

Key Question: What is the most significant part of the nativity story for Christians today?

 

Religion: Buddhism

Theme: tbc

Key Question: tbc

 

 

Religion: Christianity

Theme: Easter        

Key Question: Is forgiveness always possible?

 

 

Religion: Judaism

Theme: Beliefs and Practices             

Key Question: How special is the relationship Jews have with God?

 

Religion: Christianity

 

P4C

Book: tbc

Theme: tbc

Year 5

Autumn 1

Autumn 2

Spring 1

Spring 2

Summer 1

Summer 2

Religion: Christianity

Theme: Prayer and worship      

Key Question: What is the best way for a Christian to show commitment to God?

Religion: Christianity

Theme:  Christmas

Key Question: Is the Christmas story true?

 

 

Religion: Sikhism

Theme: Prayer and worship

Key Question: What is the best way for a Sikh to show commitment to God?

Religion: Christianity

Theme: Easter        

Key Question: Did God intend Jesus to be crucified?

Religion: Hinduism

Theme: Beliefs and moral values

Key Question: Do beliefs in Karma, Samsara and Moksha help Hindus lead good live?

Religion: Christianity

P4C

Book: tbc

Theme: tbc

 

Year 6

Autumn 1

Autumn 2

Spring 1

Spring 2

Summer 1

Summer 2

Religion: Christianity

Theme: Beliefs and meaning      

Key Question: Is anything ever eternal?

Religion: Christianity       

Theme:  Christmas

Key Question: How significant is it that Mary was Jesus’ mother?

Religion: Islam

Theme: Beliefs and Practices            

Key Question: What is the best way for a Muslim to show Commitment to God?

Religion: Christianity

Theme: Easter        

Key Question: Is Christianity still a strong religion 2000 years after Jesus was on earth?

 

Religion:    Christianity Buddhism Islam Hinduism Sikhism Judaism

Theme: tbc

Key Question: tbc

Religion: Christianity

 

P4C

Book: tbc

Theme: tbc

 

Religious Education