St James'CE VA Primary School

Creating a school family founded upon Christian values

  • love
  • hope
  • peace
  • joy
  • forgiveness
  • compassion
  • honesty
  • patience
  • perseverance
  • koinonia

Religious Education

 

Below is a summary of our RE Scheme of Work

 

Reception

Year 1

Year 2

Year 3

Year 4

What makes people special?

Does God want Christians to look after the world?

 

 

 

What did Jesus teach? Is it possible to be kind to everyone all of the time?

Diwali Hinduism, The Amrit Ceremony and the Khalsa Sikhism.

How special is the relationship Jews have with God?

What is Christmas?

What gifts might Christians in my town have given Jesus if he had been born here instead of Bethlehem?

 

Why did God give Jesus to the world?

Christmas – Has Christmas lost its true meaning?

What is the most significant part of the Nativity story for Christians today?

How do people celebrate?

Was it always easy for Jesus to show friendship?

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

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

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

What is Easter?

Why was Jesus welcomed like a king or celebrity by the crowds of Palm Sunday?

Is it true that Jesus came back to life again?

What is ‘good’ about Good Friday?

Is forgiveness always possible?

What can we learn from stories?

Is Shabbat important to Jewish children?

How special is the relationship Jews have with God?

Hinduism- How can Brahman be everywhere and in everything?

 

What is the best way for Jews to show their commitment to God?

What makes places special?

Does celebrating Chanukah make Jewish children feel closer to God?

What is the best way for a Jew to show commitment to God?

What is the best way for a Sikh to show commitment to god?

Do people need to go to Church to show they are Christians?

Do people need to go to the Mosque to show they are Muslims?

Sacred books

Diwali – story of Rama & Sita

Diwali – celebration

Cards & Rangoli patterns

 

Diwali – theme of light

Diva lamps

Holi festival

Diwali – worship in Hindu home

Eid - celebration

Eid – belonging to a religious community

Eid – signs & symbols in Islam/Islamic art

Eid – story of Muhammad (pbuh), life as a Muslim today

Eid – Ramadan & importance of prayer & sacrifice in Islam

Hanukah – celebration

Hanukah

Hanukah – theme of light, Menorah

Sukkot

Purim