RE theme progression
Taoism (link to art and Geography)
Progression of skills for RE
Social, emotional, mental health (having a voice) Lifelong learning (basic skills, independence, resilience) Aspirations, possibilities and responsibilities
· What does special mean to me?
· Know what is special to us
· How do we show what is special to us?
· Why do people do things differently?
· What is right and what is wrong?
· Identify special places, days and objects related to the questions studied / aspects covered
· Identify special books and know some key teachings for the religions studied.
· Recount some religious stories and recognise some religious objects
· Reflect on their own identity and experiences.
· Ask questions and give opinions about religious and non-religious worldviews.
· Reflect on their own values, attitudes and commitments.
· Talk or write about some key teachings in at least two religious and nonreligious worldviews.
· Talk or write about special places, days and objects in at least two religions in relation to the topics studied
· Show understanding of the meaning of stories and symbols relating to the topics covered.
· Recognise that others' identity and experiences are important to them.
· Recognise that some ‘deep’ questions are about meaning and purpose.
· Recognise and respond to examples of others’ values, attitudes and commitments and share their own.
· Talk or write about key teachings with increased depth. Identify the key details of some stories.
· Talk or write about special places, days and objects and their significance to believers.
· Explain why stories and symbols are significant to believers.
· Respond to others' identity and experiences.
· Respond to questions about meaning and purpose.
· Recognise that values, attitudes and commitments are often rooted in religious teachings and authority.
· Use correct terminology when talking or writing about special places, days, rituals and objects and key beliefs and teachings
· To explain the details of significant stories.
· To explain some ways that different religions can share common features.
· Understand that symbolic meaning and significance can be expressed in a variety of ways.
· Make connections between their own identity and experience and that of others.
· Reflect on what is special and significant in their own lives and/or realise that there are puzzling and difficult questions.
· Show some understanding of values, attitudes and commitments in relation to stories and teachings, beliefs and practices.
· Understand the significance of key writings and teachings.
· Understand and make connections between key teachings in religious and non-religious worldviews.
· Understand some of the ways in which believers interpret story and symbolism and use language and ritual to convey meaning.
· Reflect on links and comparisons between their own and others’ identity and experience.
· Formulate questions of meaning and purpose.
· Reflect on moral issues in their own lives, in relation to their understanding of religious and non-religious worldviews
· Understand the significance of key writings and teachings for the followers of religious and non-religious worldviews.
· Understand the significance of worship, rituals and values for the followers of religious and non-religious worldviews and make comparisons between the religions and beliefs studied.
· Explain how believers give meaning to symbols, story, language etc.
· Make some links between beliefs, practices and ways of expressing meaning.
· Formulate questions on their own and others’ experiences and suggest some possible responses.
· Reflect on some questions of meaning and purpose in their own lives and suggest some possible responses.
· Discuss moral questions, recognising that there are different views to be considered.
- Wakefield Agreed Syllabus(254 KB)