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1 RE at Sheringdale Reception: Look at major festivals as they occur, particularly for religions represented in the class. Year 1: Christianity and Hinduism Year 2: Christianity and Islam Year 3: Christianity, Judaism and Hinduism Year 4: Christianity, Sikhism and Islam Year 5: Christianity, Buddhism and Bahai Year 6: Christianity, Islam and Humanism Objective breakdown per Key Stage: Year Religions to be covered AT1/AT2 objectives to achieve Reception By the end of the year AT1 By the end of the year AT2 a) Pupils should be able to listen and respond to stories from the Bible and where appropriate to stories from other faiths, represented in the class or school (UW/PSED - Christmas, Diwali, Chinese New Year, Easter, Eid). b) Pupils should begin to be aware of the fact that not everyone believes the same thing (PSED) c) Pupils should be beginning to develop an awareness that people worship in different ways (UW/PSED - Christmas, Diwali, Chinese New Year, Easter, Eid) d) Pupils should be able to recognise some religious symbols and link these to particular religions, festivals or events. a) Pupils should be able to talk about themselves and others that they know, showing appropriate self respect and respect for other people, including for their religious beliefs (PSED/C+L/UW). b) Pupils should begin to develop an understanding of what is right and wrong, and why (PSED). c) Pupils should show appropriate responses to experiences such as sadness and happiness, in both themselves and others (PSED). d) Pupils should treat living things, property and their immediate environment with care and concern (PSED/UW).

2 Year 1 AT1 Christianity (could be introduced through Christmas). To know that the Bible is a special book for Christians and begin to think about why this is. To know a story from the Bible (e.g. the Christmas story). To know that there are some customs Christians follow which are part of their faith (e.g. going to church, reading the Bible, praying to God.) To know that Christians go to a church and to find out what a church is and what happens there (could include a visit to a church). To know that Christians celebrate special moments in life with particular ceremonies focus on birth/baptism/christenings. To know how the festival of Christmas is celebrated by Christians (e.g. Advent). To know about a famous Christian (e.g. Mother Teresa) OR to know about a famous place for Christians (e.g. The Holy Land). Hinduism (could be introduced through Diwali). To know that the Vedas scriptures are special books for Hindus and begin to think about why this is. To know a Hindu story (e.g. the Diwali story). To know that there are some customs Hindus follow which are part of their faith (e.g. going to the temple, having a shrine in the home and making offerings, puja.) To know that Hindus go to a temple and to find out what a temple is and what happens there (could include a visit to a temple). To know that Hindus celebrate special moments in life with particular ceremonies focus on birth/jatakarma. To compare Hindu and Christian birth ceremonies. To know how the festival of Diwali is celebrated by Hindus. To know about a famous Hindu OR to know about a famous place for Hindus (e.g. the River Ganges). Year 2 AT1 Christianity - (could be introduced through Easter). To know that the Bible is a special book for Christians and begin to think about why this is. To know a story from the Bible (e.g. the Easter story). To know that there are some customs Christians follow which are part of their faith (e.g. going to church,

3 reading the Bible, praying to God To know that Christians go to a church and to find out what a church is and what happens there (could include a visit to a church). To know that Christians celebrate special moments in life with particular ceremonies focus on weddings. To know how the festival of Easter is celebrated by Christians (e.g. Lent/Good Friday/Easter Sunday). To know about a famous Christian (e.g. Wilberforce) OR to know about a famous place for Christians (e.g. The Holy Land Islam (could be introduced through Eid). To know that the Qur an is a special books for Muslims and begin to think about why this is. To know a Muslim story (e.g. the story/reasons behind Ramadan and Eid). To know that there are some customs Muslims follow which are part of their faith (e.g. going to the mosque, praying at different times of day and in a certain way, eating certain foods (The 5 Pillars of Islam)). To know that Muslims go to a mosque and to find out what a mosque is and what happens there (could include a visit to a mosque). To know that Muslims celebrate special moments in life with particular ceremonies focus on weddings and make comparisons with Christianity (?) To know how the festival of Eid is celebrated by Muslims. To know about a famous Muslim OR to know about a famous place for Muslims (e.g. Mecca).

4 Year 1 and 2 - AT2 Bring into AT1 teaching/link to lessons taught within other areas of the curriculum To know that there are happy and painful experiences in life and questions where there are lots of different answers (Use a story as a stimulus for sharing experiences when they have felt happy, scared, sad/talk about whole class family events/observe the lifecycle of the natural world). To show an awareness of the importance of qualities like love, honesty, fairness and trust (could look at how stories from different faiths communicate this). To know that every person is valuable and how to show care and concern for other people. To know that some people believe in God and this impacts on the way they live and how they treat other people. To know something of the power, variety and fragility of the natural world. 3 AT1 Christianity To know what the Bible is and why it s special to Christians. To know that symbolism is used in Christianity to express meaning Focus on the story of the Good Samaritan and what it is trying to say. To know some of the ways in which Christians express their belief in God Look at a famous Christian e.g. Wilberforce and how his faith impacted on his life. To know and understand a common Christian practice e.g. praying To know the life story of a key figure within the Christian faith Focus on a story about Jesus and how this influences who Christians believe he is. Judaism (could be introduced through Passover). To know what the Torah is and how it originated. To know that symbolism is used in Judaism to express meaning Focus on the story of Passover and the Seder Plate, where each piece of food represents a different part of the story. To know that there are some ways in which Jews express their belief in God Look at the ten commandments and how Jews try to keep them. To know that Jews go to a synagogue and to find out what a synagogue is and what happens there (could include a visit to a synangogue).

5 To know about a famous Jew OR to know about a famous place for Jews (e.g. Jerusalem). Hinduism (Build on what was covered in Year 1). To know what the Vedas are and how they originated. To know that symbolism is used in Hinduism to express meaning e.g. The symbolism involved in a Hindu wedding ceremony, The Aum, To know that there are some ways in which Hindus express their belief in God e.g. Puja, Cremation, Caste. To know that Hindus go to a temple and to find out what a temple is and what happens there (could include a visit to a temple). To know about a famous Hindu OR to know about a famous place for Hindus (e.g. Veranasi). 4 Christianity To know what the Bible is and how it originated distinguish between Old and New Testaments. To know that symbolism is used in Christianity to express meaning Focus on the symbol of the cross and what it represents for Christians. To know some of the ways in which Christians express their belief in God Look at a Christian charity e.g. Tearfund and how it is linked to the Christian faith. To know and understand a common Christian practice e.g. sung worship. To know the life story of a key figure within the Christian faith Focus on a story about Jesus and how this influences who Christians believe he is (BUT CHECK YOU AREN T REPEATING A STORY COVERED IN YEAR 3). Sikhism To know what the Guru Granth Sahib is and how it originated. To know that symbolism is used in Sikhism to express meaning e.g. The Khanda, The Chakkar, Two crossed Kirpans. To know that there are some ways in which Sikhs express their belief in God.

6 To know that Sikhs go to a Gurdwara and to find out what a Gurdwara is and what happens there (could include a visit to a Gurdwara). To know about a famous Sikh (Guru Nanak). Islam (Build on what was covered in Year 2) To know what the Qur an is and how Muslims treat it. To know that symbolism is used in Islam to express meaning The way they pray/aspects of pilgrimage to Mecca. To know that there are some ways in which Muslims express their belief in Allah Focus on the 5 Pillars of Islam. To know that Muslims go to a Mosque and to find out what a Mosque is and what happens there (could include a visit to a Mosque). To know about a famous Muslim (Muhammed peace be upon him ). 5 Christianity To know what the Bible is and how it originated Focus on what the Gospels are (Matthew, Mark, Luke, John). To know that symbolism is used in Christianity to express meaning Focus on the practice of communion and what it represents for Christians. To know some of the ways in which Christians express their belief in God Look at a daily Christian practices e.g. prayer, reading the Bible, going to Church etc. and make the link by talking about how their own beliefs (even if they are not-religious) affect the way that they live. To know and understand a common Christian practice e.g. communion To have an awareness of the role and significance of Christian leaders within the UK Focus on what Vicars/Pastors do. Buddhism To know what the Tripitaka is and how it originated. To know that symbolism is used in Buddism to express meaning e.g. The Wheel of Life, the Lotus Flower, The Images of Buddha. To know that there are some ways in which Buddhists

7 express their beliefs. To know that Buddhists go to a Temple and to find out what a Temple is and what happens there (could include a visit to a Temple). To know about a famous Buddhist (Siddhartha Gautam). Bahai To know what the writings of Baha u llah are and how they originated. To know that symbolism is used in Bahai to express meaning e.g. The Nine Pointed Star. To know that there are some ways in which those with a Bahai faith express their beliefs e.g. prayer, Holy days, reading the writings of Baha u llah. To know that people with a Bahai faith go to a Temple and to find out what a Temple is and what happens there. To know about the founder of the religion, Baha u llah. 6 Christianity To know what the Bible is and how it originated Focus on an overview of all the different kinds of books that make up the Bible e.g. The Prophets, The Wisdom Books, The Psalms, Gospels, Letters etc. To know that symbolism is used in Christianity to express meaning Look at the clothes worn by Anglican priests/the archbishop and what the different garments/props and colours (which change throughout the year) represent. To know some of the ways in which Christians express their belief in God and discuss a variety of religious views and standpoints e.g. look at and discuss the different rules surrounding food for different religions. To know and understand a common Christian practice e.g. fellowship and Christian community. To have an awareness of the role and significance of Christian leaders within the UK Focus on The Archbishop, Justin Welby. Islam (also covered in Year 2 and Year 4 - CHECK YOU RE GOING INTO To know what the Qur an is and how it originated. To know that symbolism is used in Islam to express meaning Look at the symbol of Islam (crescent moon

8 MORE DEPTH AND NOT REPEATING SOMETHING.) and star) or the different branches of Islam that exist. To know that there are some ways in which Muslims express their belief in Allah Focus on the 5 Pillars of Islam. To know that Muslims go to a Mosque and to find out what a Mosque is and what happens there (could include a visit to a Mosque). To know about a Muslim charity and how their Islamic faith impacts on the work they do. Humanism To know that many people base their lives on values which do not depend upon a belief in God or a revelation. To know what Humanists believe and how it originated. To know the features of a Humanist ceremony e.g. a Humanist wedding or funeral. To know about a key figure in the development of Humanism. Year 3, 4, 5 and 6- AT2 Bring into AT1 teaching/link to lessons taught within other areas of the curriculum To be aware of their own feelings, experiences and responses relating to what they re learning. To know about and be able to give examples of ultimate questions (including questions about God), to which there are a variety of answers and viewpoints, and to give examples of the experiences and associated feelings that might raise those questions To understand that everyone has personal, moral and cultural values, ideas and commitments that influence their behaviour and for many people these are grounded in religious belief. To understand the feelings of others and to discuss, question and evaluate in a respectful manner. To demonstrate an understanding of order and pattern in the natural world, the ways in which different groups celebrate it, the way in which different religious calendars are linked to the seasonal cycle and to consider their own part in it.

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