Religious Education Overview

Autumn 1Autumn 2Spring 1Spring 2Summer  1Summer 2
Foundation StageWhat is special about our world?

 

Where do we belong?What stories are special and why?

 

Introducing Christianity, Hinduism, Islam and Judaism

Which times are special and why?

 

Introducing Christianity, Hinduism, Islam and Judaism

What people are special and why?

 

Introducing Christianity, Hinduism, Islam and Judaism

Which places are special and why?

 

Introducing Christianity, Hinduism, Islam and Judaism

Year 1Who is a Christian and what do they believe?

 

How and why do we celebrate special and sacred times?

 

Exploring Christianity and Judaism

 

What does it mean to belong to a faith community?

Exploring Christianity and Judaism

What makes some places sacred?

 

Exploring Christianity and Judaism

 

 

Year 2Who is Jewish and what do they believe?Who is a Muslim and what do they believe?What can we learn from sacred books?

 

Exploring Christianity and Islam

How and why do we celebrate special and sacred times?

 

Exploring Christianity and Islam

 

How should we care for others and the world, and why does it matter?

 

Exploring Christianity and Islam

 

Year 3What do different people believe about God?

 

Comparing Christianity, Hinduism and Islam

Why do people pray?

 

Comparing Christianity, Hinduism and Islam

Why are festivals important to religious communities?

 

Comparing Christianity, Hinduism, Islam and Judaism

What does it mean to be a Christian in Britain today?Why is the Bible so important for Christians today?
Year 4Why is Jesus inspiring to some people?What can we learn from religions about deciding what is right and wrong?

 

Comparing Christianity, Judaism and non-religious responses

Why do some people think that life is like a journey and what specific experiences mark this?

 

Comparing Christianity, Hinduism, Islam, Judaism and non-religious responses

 

What does it mean to be a Hindu in Britain today?Why are festivals important to religious communities?

 

Comparing Christianity, Hinduism, Judaism and Islam

Year 5What would Jesus do?Can people live by the values of Jesus in the twenty-first century?Why do some people think that God exists?

 

Christianity and non-religious responses

If God is everywhere, why go to a place of Worship?

 

Comparing Christianity, Hinduism and Judaism

What does it mean to be a Muslim in Britain today?

 

Year 6What do religions say to use when life gets hard?

 

Comparing Christianity, Hinduism and non-religious responses

What matters most to Christians and Humanists?Is it better to express your belief in arts and architecture or in charity and generosity?What difference does it make to believe in Ahimsa (harmlessness), grace and Ummah (community)?What would Jesus do?  Can we live by the values of Jesus in the 21st Century?

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