R.E. CURRICULUM LONG TERM PLAN

January 30, 2017

Coatham CE Primary School, Redcar

 

Long Term Plan – RE curriculum

 

Implementing the Redcar & Cleveland’s LEA Agreed Syllabus 2015 – 2020

Foundation Stage

  AUTUMN SPRING SUMMER
Foundation

Stage 1

 

 

Special Times

Own experiences – birthdays etc

Autumn and Harvest festivals in school and church- thanksgiving.

Other festivals /special times in other religions (at least one other)

Special stories

Why do we celebrate Christmas?

Special stories

What are our special stories?  Why and how are they special?

Special People

Who is special to us?  Jesus is special to Christians – stories about Jesus.

Special Times

Easter – signs of new life

Special People in the community

Who is special to us?  Religious leaders e.g.  vicar, priest, imam, monk, nun or any appropriate to the local community

Belonging/Family

Infant Baptism

Foundation

Stage 2

Special Times

Harvest and Christian beliefs about caring for our world

Divali – the festival of light

Special stories

Why was Jesus’ birth seen as special?

Special Books

The Bible as a special book for Christians

Special Stories

Stories Jesus told (e.g.The Lost Coin) Other stories from the Bible

Special Times

Easter – new life and celebration

Special places

Church visit through the senses

(ICT virtual visit if actual visit not possible)

Belonging/Family

Weddings- Christian and Hindu marriage ceremonies

Key Stage 1

Year Term Unit Title Religion and belief/ theme focus Key Concept
1 Autumn 1 Who am I and why am I special? Belief Impact of faith
1 Autumn 1 How and why do Christians celebrate harvest? Christian Belief                       Impact of faith
1 Autumn 2 What does it mean to belong in Christianity? Christian Worship
Impact of faith
1 Autumn 2 Why are gifts given at Christmas? Christian Belief
Worship
Impact of faith
1 Spring 1 Why is Jesus special to Christians? Christian Belief
Teachings/ Authority
1 Spring 2 Why is Easter special for Christians? Christian Belief
Teachings/ Authority
Worship
1 Summer 1 How do both Jews and Christians think the world was created? Christian and Judaism Belief
Teachings/ Authority
1 Summer 2 How do Jews worship at home? Judaism Belief
Worship
Year Term Unit Title Religion and belief/ theme focus Key Concept
2 Autumn 1 How and Why do Christians care for others? Christians Teachings/ Authority
Impact of Faith
2 Autumn 1 How and why do Jews celebrate Sukkot? Judaism Belief
Worship
2 Autumn 2 How and why is Christmas the festival of light? Christians Belief
Teachings/ Authority
Worship
2 Spring 1 Why is Moses important to Jews? Judaism Belief
Teachings/ Authority
2 Spring 1 Why is the Bible special for Christians? Christians Teachings/ Authority
2 Spring 2 How do Christians celebrate Easter? Christians Belief
Teachings/ Authority
Worship
2 Summer 1 What can we learn from visiting a church? Christians Beliefs
Worship
2 Summer 2 What can we learn from the story of a saint? Christians Teachings/ Authority
Impact of Faith

Key Stage 2

Year Term Unit Title Religion and belief/ theme focus Key Concept
3 Autumn 1 What do Hindus believe about God? Hinduism Belief
3 Autumn 1 How and why do Hindus worship at Home and in the Mandir? Hinduism Worship
Impact of Faith
3 Autumn 2 Why is Advent important to Christians? Christian Worship
Teachings/ Authority
Belief
3 Spring 1 What do miracles tell us about who Jesus was? Christian Belief
Teachings/ Authority
3 Spring 2 What do Christians remember on Palm Sunday? Christian Belief
Teachings/ Authority
3 Summer 1 Why are holy books important? All religions Belief
Teachings/ Authority
3 Summer 2 How do Jesus’ parables help Christians live their lives? Christian Teachings/ Authority
Impact of Faith
Year Term Unit Title Religion and belief/ theme focus Key Concept
4 Autumn 1 Why do religions have rules? All religions Teachings/ Authority
Impact of Faith
4 Autumn 1 How and why do Hindus (or Sikhs) celebrate Divali? Hinduism Teachings/ Authority
Worship
4 Autumn 2 How do Christians celebrate Christmas today? Christian Worship
Belief
4 Spring 1 How and why do religious people pray? All religions Worship
Belief
4 Spring 2 Why is lent such an important time for Christians? Christian Worship
Belief
Teaching/ Authority
4 Summer 1 What can we learn about symbols and beliefs from visiting religious buildings? All religions Worship
Belief
4 Summer 2 What do religions say about the environment? All religions Belief
Teaching/ Authority
Impact of Faith
Year Term Unit Title Religion and belief/ theme focus Key Concept
5 Autumn 1 Why is Muhammad important to Muslims? Islam Belief
Teaching/ Authority
Impact of faith
5 Autumn 1 What is the Qur’an and why is it important to Muslims? Islam Belief
Teaching/ Authority
Impact of faith
5 Autumn 2 Why is the birth of Jesus important to Christians? Christian Belief
Teaching/ Authority
Worship
5 Spring 1 Why do people travel to sacred places? All religion Worship
Impact of faith
5 Spring 2 What happened at the last supper? Christian Belief
Teaching/ Authority
Worship
5 Summer 1 What do Christians believe about God? Christian Belief
5 Summer 2 Why and how do Christians celebrate Pentecost? Christian Belief
Worship
5 Summer 2 How do Christian groups differ in their expression of faith? Christian Belief
Worship