EYFS - the starting point for RE
Show sensitivity to their own and other’s needs.
Talk about people around them and their roles in society.
Understand the past through events and the setting.
Ask questions in a safe environment.
Read about different cultures and know that there are similarities and differences between religions and cultures in this country.
Children should be exposed to books which teach them about different traditions and faiths.
Develop a positive attitude about others and respect their perspective.
Understand that some places are special to members of the community.
Be involved in whole school events and experience cooperating with pupils and adults from other year groups.
1.1 What do Christians believe God is like?
What are festivals and why do we have them?
The Christmas Story
Why are some stories special (multi-faith)?
F3 Why do Christians put a cross in the Easter garden?
How should we care for the world and for others, and why does it matter?
What makes some places sacred to believers?
1.2 Who made the world (creation)?
1.3 Why does Christmas matter to Christians?
Who is a Muslim and how do they live?
1.5 Why does Easter matter to Christians (core learning)?
What is the good news Jesus brought?
How do Christians talk to God?
How can I make a difference in the world?
2a.3 What is the Trinity? (core learning – Baptism and the Grace)
What are festivals of light? (multi-faith)
What can we learn from places of worship? (Synagogue, Church, Mosque, Mandir)
How do Christians remember Jesus’ last supper?
2a.4 What kind of world did Jesus want?
PEOPLE OF GOD
2a.2 What is it like to follow God?
2a.1 What do Christians learn from the creation story?
2a.3 What is the Trinity? (digging deeper the incarnation)
How do festivals and worship show what matters to a Muslim?
2a.5. What do Christians call the day Jesus died 'Good Friday’?
PEOPLE OF GOD
2a.6. When Jesus left, what was the impact of Pentecost?
Is life like a journey?
2b.1 What does it mean if God is Holy and loving?
How do people express their faith through the arts? (Multi Faith)
What does it mean to live as a person of Hindu faith in Britain today?
2b.6 What did Jesus do to save human beings?
2b.5 What would Jesus do?
How does faith help when life gets hard?
2b.2 Creation and Science: conflicting or complimentary?
2b.4 Was Jesus the Messiah?
Why do Hindu’s want to be good?
2b.7 What difference does the resurrection make for Christians?
2b.8 What kind of king was Jesus?
KINGDOM OF GOD
2b.3 How can following God bring freedom and justice?
GOD, INCARNATION, CREATION, FALL, SALVATION, GOSPEL, KINGDOM of GOD, PEOPLE of GOD are all units of work from:
This is a substantial resource to support the teaching of Christianity in Religious Education.
The key purpose of this project is to help all teachers support pupils in developing their own thinking and their understanding of Christianity, as a contribution to their understanding of the world and their own experience within it.
We observe the faith calendar throughout the school year to give our pupils a wider understanding of faiths and celebration.