Religious Education

RE theme progression

 

Year Group

Autumn 1

Autumn 2

Spring 1

Spring 2

Summer 1

Summer 2

1

Hinduism

Christianity

Hinduism

Christianity

Buddhism

Buddhism

2

Islam

Christianity

Islam

Christianity

Sikhism

Sikhism

3

Judaism

Christianity

Taoism (link to art and Geography)

Christianity

Hinduism

Hinduism

4

Buddhism

 

Buddhism

Christianity

Christianity

Islam

Sikhism

 

5

Islam

 

 

Islam

Christianity

Christianity

Humanism

Humanism

6

Christianity

Buddhism

Humanism

Humanism

Sikhism

Hinduism

 Progression of skills for RE

Social, emotional, mental health (having a voice) Lifelong learning (basic skills, independence, resilience) Aspirations, possibilities and responsibilities

EYFS

·         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?

Year 1

·         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.

Year 2

·         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.

Year 3

·         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.

Year 4

·         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.

Year 5

·         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

Year 6

·         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.

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