Key Stage 1

Key Stage 2

·         Study the main stories of Christianity.

·         Study at least one other religion. Choose from Buddhism, Hinduism, Islam, Judaism or Sikhism.

·         Study other religions of interest to pupils.

·         Study the beliefs, festivals and celebrations of Christianity.

·         Study at least two other religions in depth. Choose from Buddhism, Hinduism, Islam, Judaism or Sikhism.

·         Study three of the major six religions not studied in depth in order to gain a brief outline.

·         Study other religions of interest to pupils 


Learning Objectives

·         To understand beliefs and teachings

·         To understand practices and lifestyles

·         To understand how beliefs are conveyed

·         To reflect

·         To understand values



·         An outstanding level of religious understanding and knowledge.

·         A thorough engagement with a range of ultimate questions about the meaning and significance of existence.

·         The ability to ask significant and highly reflective questions about religion and demonstrate an excellent understanding of issues related to the nature, truth and value of religion.

·         A strong understanding of how the beliefs, values, practices and ways of life within any religion cohere together.

·         Exceptional independence; the ability to think for themselves and take the initiative in, for example, asking questions, carrying out investigations, evaluating ideas and working constructively with others.

·         Significant levels of originality, imagination or creativity, which are shown in their responses to their learning in RE.

·         The ability to link the study of religion and belief to personal reflections on meaning and purpose.


·         A wide knowledge and deep understanding across a wide range of religions and beliefs. 

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