Religious Education in EYFS
The Early Years Foundation Stage Curriculum supports children’s understanding of Religious Education through the planning and teaching of ‘Understanding the World’. Children are encouraged to use their imagination and curiosity to develop their appreciation of, and wonder at, the world in which they live. Exploring others views, cultures and beliefs supports children in developing their views and beliefs about themselves, their family and community. In finding out about others, young children are encouraged to reflect on belief, culture and practice and explore faith through observing festivals and celebrations, sharing stories, visuals, toys and puppets, handling real artefacts, roleplay, books and discussion.
Religious Education in KS1 and KS2
Our Religious Education curriculum is taught according to the Agreed Syllabus for Religious Education in Durham. Teachers teach R.E as a discrete subject, yet plan for cross-curricular links where appropriate. Our children develop skills across three areas: Knowledge and Understanding of Religion, Critical Thinking and Personal Reflection. Children have the opportunity to visit a range of places of worship as part of their learning.
Please find our R.E Whole School Overview below:
We have been busy during our RE lessons.
The children have been reflecting on how Christian beliefs affect our every day lives.
We always take pride in the work that the children complete in their learning. Every half term, we have a different theme that we focus on so that we can see how RE is developing across the whole school.
We have been very busy at Easter. We held our Easter Service and held an Easter Card competition. Here are some photographs of the assembly.
Here are the winners of the competition: