Religious Education

Early Years Foundation Stage

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Summer 2

Special people

What makes people special?

 

Christmas

What is Christmas?

Celebrations

How do people celebrate?

Easter

What is Easter?

Story time

What can we learn from stories?

Special places

What makes places special?

Year 1

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Summer 2

Christianity

The creation story

Does God want Christians to look after the world?

Christianity

The Christmas story

What gift would I have given to Jesus if he had been born in my town?

Christianity

Jesus as a friend

Was it always easy for Jesus to show friendship?

Christianity

Easter- Palm Sunday

Why was Jesus welcomed like a king or celebrity by the crowds on palm Sunday?

Judaism

Shabbat

Is Shabbat important to Jewish Children?

Judaism

Chanukah

Does celebrating Chanukah make Jewish children feel closer to God?

 

Year 2

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Summer 2

Christianity

What did Jesus teach?

Is it possible to be kind to everyone all of the time?

Christianity

Christmas; Jesus as a gift from God.

Why did God give Jesus to the world?

Islam

Prayer at home

Does praying at regular intervals everyday help a Muslim in his/her everyday life?

Christianity

Easter-

resurrection

Is it true that Jesus came back to life again?

Islam

Community and belonging

Does going to the mosque give Muslims a sense of belonging?

Islam

Hajj

Does completing Hajj make a person a better Muslim?

 

Year 3

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Summer 2

Hinduisim

Divali

Would celebrating Divali at home and in the community bring a sense of belonging to a Hindu child?

Christianity

Christmas

Has Christmas lost its true meaning?

Christianity

Jesus’ miracles

Could Jesus really heal people?

Were these miracles or is there some other explanation?

Christianity

Easter

What is ‘Good’ about ‘Good Friday’?

Hinduism

Hindu beliefs

How can Brahman be everywhere and in everything?

Hinduism

Pilgrimage to the River Ganges

Would visiting the River Ganges feel special to a non- muslim?

 

Year 4

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Summer 2

Judaism

Beliefs and practices

How special is the relationship the Jews have with God?

Christianity

Christmas

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

Judaism

Passover

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

Buddhism

What are the key beliefs in the Buddhism?

How do Buddhists express these beliefs?

Judaism

Rites of passage and good works

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

Christianity

Prayer and Worship

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

 

Year 5

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Autumn 2 Spring 1 Spring 2 Summer 1

Summer 2

Sikhism

Belief into action

How far would a Sikh go for his/her religion?

Christianity

Christmas

Is the Christmas story true?

Sikhism

Beliefs and moral values.

Are Sikh stories important today?

Christianity

Easter

Did God intend Jesus to be crucified?

Or

(Year 4 unit)

Is forgiveness always possible?

Sikhism

Beliefs and moral values

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

Christianity

Beliefs and Practices

Is the best way for a Christian to show commitment to God?

 

Year 6

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Summer 2

Islam

Beliefs and Practices

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

Christianity

Christmas

How significant is it that Mary was Jesus mother?

Christianity

Beliefs and Meaning

Is anything ever eter

Christianity

Easter

Is Christianity still as strong 2000 years after Jesus was on Earth?

Islam

Beliefs and moral values.

Does belief in Akhirah (life after death) help Muslims lead good lives?

Humanism

What are the key beliefs of humanists?

If life is a journey, does it ever end?