RE in our school
The teaching of Religious Education (RE) is an important part of our curriculum. We believe that RE should get children thinking about the big questions in life and help them to begin to form and express their own beliefs, as well as understand and appreciate other's beliefs. We support children to understand and respect different opinions and beliefs and to appreciate diversity. We encourage children to develop: respect, appreciation and wonder, self-awareness and open-mindedness.
We use the Emmanuel Project, provided by the Diocese, to provide a framework for the lessons. As a Church school, two thirds of our RE lessons are focused on Christianity.
Each term, we supplement our RE learning with RE mornings or a whole RE day. Previously, we have had RE days around the themes of: Harvest, Christmas, Easter and Eucharist. We have also learnt about our link diocese in Kagera, Tanzania.
Autumn (2nd half term) 2018
Our current theme is The Trinity. We will be exploring Bible stories that teach us about God the Father, God the Son and God the Holy Spirit and learning about how God reveals Himself as 'three-in-one'.
We'll be having visitors in throughout the half term, including a team from Open the Book and a visit from Rev'd Philip. We will also be looking at different festivals and important dates, such as Remembrance Day, Divali, Hannukah, Human Rights Day and Christmas.