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Religious Education

RE in the curriculum

In this film teachers, SACRE members and parents talk about the place and contribution of RE to whole-school priorities. There are four sections: The statuto...

RE Overview 

Updated: 5.9.22

 

 

Autumn 1

Autumn 2

Spring 1

Spring 2

Summer 1

Summer 2

EYFS

Walsall Syllabus:

Being special: where do we belong?

UC Incarnation:

 Why is Christmas special for Christians?

Walsall Syllabus:

Special Stories: What stories are special and why?

UC Salvation:

 Why is Easter special to Christians?

UC Creation:

 Why is the word ‘God’ so important to Christians?

Walsall Syllabus:

Special Places: What places are special and why?

Y1

UC Creation:

 Who do Christians say made the world?

UC Incarnation:

 Why does Christmas matter to Christians?

Walsall Agreed Syllabus

Y1D: Beginning to learn from Sikhism (Part 1)

UC Gospel:

 What is the ‘good news’ Christians believe Jesus brings?

Walsall Agreed Syllabus

Y1D: Beginning to learn from Sikhism (Part 2)

Walsall Syllabus:

Y1A: How do people celebrate? Baby, wedding, birthday?

Y2

Walsall Syllabus:

Y2C: Beginning to learn from Islam (Part 1)

Walsall Syllabus:

Y2A: A world of festivals: Who celebrates what and why?

Walsall Syllabus:

Y2C: Beginning to learn from Islam (Part 2)

UC Salvation:

 Why does Easter matter to Christians?

UC God:

 What do Christians believe God is like?

Walsall Syllabus:

Y2D: questions that puzzle us

Y3

UC Creation:

What do Christians learn from the Creation story?

Walsall Syllabus 

Y4A: What is it like to be a Hindu?

Walsall Syllabus

Y3B: Why are holy books important?

UC Gospel:

What kind of world did Jesus want?

UC People of God

 What is it like for someone to follow God?

Y3A: Holy Buildings and Sacred Space: Visiting places of worship and Y3C: Why do people make pilgrimages?

Y4

Walsall Syllabus:

Y4B: Muslim Ways of Living: Keeping 5 pillars (Part 1)

UC Incarnation:

 What is the ‘Trinity’ and why is it important for Christians?

Walsall Syllabus

Y4B: Muslim Ways of Living: Keeping 5 pillars (Part 2)

UC Salvation:

 Why do Christians call the day Jesus died ‘Good Friday’?

UC Kingdom of God:

 For Christians, when Jesus left, what was the impact of Pentecost?

Walsall Syllabus:

Y4C: Christian and Hindu beliefs and questions on life’s journey

Y5

UC God:

 What does it mean if Christians believe God is holy and loving?

UC Incarnation:

 Why do Christians believe Jesus was the Messiah?

Walsall Syllabus

Y5B: Commitments and meanings – Hindu, Muslim, Christian

UC People of God:

How can following God bring freedom and justice?

UC Gospel:

 Christians and how to live: ‘What would Jesus do?’

Walsall Syllabus

Y5C: Respect for all: what will make Walsall a more respectful place?

Anti-Racist RE

Y6

Walsall Syllabus:

Y6A: Exploring Key Leaders – Sikhs and Hindus

Walsall Syllabus

Y6B: What matters most? Christians and Humanists

UC Creation:

 Creation and science: conflicting or complementary?

UC Salvation:

 What do Christians believe Jesus did to ‘save’ people?

UC Kingdom of God:

 For Christians, what kind of King is Jesus?

Y6D: How do we express spiritual ideas through the arts?

Places of Worship: Christianity - an Anglican Church

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Places of Worship: Sikhism - a Gurdwara and Artefacts

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Places of Worship: Islam - a Mosque and Artefacts

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Places of Worship: Hinduism - a Mandir and Artefacts

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Temple Visit

Every year we have thousands of teachers and students visiting Bhaktivedanta Manor to learn about Hinduism and 'lived religion'. Because of the lock down sch...

Diocese of Lichfield Scheme of Work Guidance 2017

SACRE Religious Education Planning Scheme of Work)

Useful Links: 

 

Christianity – Church 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xkY-HCBcMqMCathedral – Holy Cribs 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4l1z1Dmz7V8Anglican Church – Holy Cribs 

  • Explore different churches. RE Quest: RE Start has lots of virtual tours of churches  

https://request.org.uk/restart/ 

 

RE Quest has lots of great resources, including video animations of biblical stories and explanation of tricky Christian concepts. 

 

Islam – Mosque 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VR69eWVggr0Holy Cribs 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hg_CbiGE9kkBBC 

 

Judaism – The Synagogue 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nwPti4ev2VYHoly Cribs 

 

Hinduism - Mandir 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ub8LK9Wp3vsHoly Cribs 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o-s0mN5P8joBBC 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jDc4CJscWwsRE Online 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iyw5EJRKEXUHome shrine – Oxford Digital Media 

 

Sikhism – Gurdwara 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9R98e03In6c&t=43sHoly Cribs 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BjHfAuq1K8EBBC 

 

Buddhism - Vihara 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WawmRP0frhYHoly Cribs 

 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_aTjpYZkK8I RE Online 

 

Below is a list of useful websites which discusses the main features of sacred places:

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/guides/znpbqp3/revision/4 Church 

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/guides/zpyvxfr/revision/3 Mosque 

https://www.bbc.co.uk/teach/inside-the-mosque-what-do-you-need-to-know/zr3f2sg Mosque 

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/guides/z4w8jty/revision/1 Synagogue 

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/guides/zjmqmsg/revision/3 Mandir 

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/guides/zhp26yc/revision/3 Gurdwara 

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/guides/zh67xfr/revision/1 Vihara 

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