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Our R.E. curriculum

 

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At Coleshill Heath School, the R.E. curriculum content is based upon the ‘Discovery R.E.’ scheme of work.  In addition to this, we provide each year group with ‘core content’ from the new Solihull Agreed Syllabus.

 

Discovery RE Content

Discovery RE covers all areas of RE for the primary phase, Christianity plus one other religion is taught in each year group. The grid below shows specific enquiries for each year group.

 

Foundation Stage 1/2:

Discovery Enquiry

Religions studied:

What makes people special?

Christianity, Judaism

What is Christmas

Christianity

How do people celebrate?

Islam/Judaism

What is Easter?

Christianity

What can we learn from stories?

Christianity, Islam, Hinduism, Sikhism

What makes people special?

Christianity, Islam, Judaism.

 

 

Year 1:

Discovery Enquiry

Religions

studied:

Does God want Christians to look after the world?

Christianity

What gift might Christians in my town have given Jesus if he had been born here rather than in Bethlehem?

Christianity

Was it always easy for Jesus to show friendship?

Solihull agreed syllabus core content: What do we mean by God and Love? – Story of Zacchaeus

Christianity

Why was Jesus welcomed like a king or celebrity on Palm Sunday?

Christianity

Is Shabbat important to Jewish children?

Judaism

Does celebrating Chanukah make Jewish children feel close to God?

Judaism

 

Year 2:

Discovery Enquiry

Religions studied

Is it possible to be kind to everyone all of the time?

Christianity

Why do Christians believe God gave Jesus to the world?

Christianity

Does praying at regular intervals every day help a Muslim in his/her everyday life?

Islam

How important is it to Christians that Jesus came back to life after His crucifixion?

Solihull core content: How do we remember (Symbols of Easter)

Christianity

Does going to a Mosque gives Muslims a sense of belonging?

Islam

Does completing Hajj make a person a better Muslim?

Islam

 

 

Year 3:

Discovery Enquiry

Religions Studied

Would celebrating Divali at home and in the community bring a feeling of belonging to a Hindu child?

Hinduism

Has Christmas lost its true meaning?

Christianity

Could Jesus really heal people? Were these miracles or is there some other explanation?

Christianity

What is “good” about Good Friday?

Solihull core content: Why do Christians call Jesus Saviour?

Christianity

How can Brahman be everywhere and in everything?

Hinduism

Would visiting the River Ganges feel special to a non-Hindu?

Hinduism

 

Year 4:

Discovery Enquiry

Religions studied

How special relationship is the relationship Jews have with God?

Judaism

What is the most significant part of the nativity story for Christians today?

Christianity

How important is it for Jewish people to do what God asks them to do?

Judaism

Is forgiveness always possible for Christians?

Christianity

What is the best way for a Jew to show commitment to God?

Judaism

Do people need to go to church to show they are Christians?

Solihull core content: Why did Jesus tell parables about being lost and found?

Christianity

 

Year 5:

Discovery Enquiry

Religions studied

How far would a Sikh go for his/ her religion?

Sikhism

Is the Christmas story true?

Christianity

Are Sikh stories important today?

Sikhism

Did God intend Jesus to be crucified?

Christianity

What is the best way for a Sikh to show commitment to God?

Sikhism

What is the best way for Christian to show commitment to God?

Solihull core content: Christian Love Why does ‘Christian Love’ require of a person?

Christianity

 

Year 6:

Discovery Enquiry

Religions studied

What is the best way for a Muslim to show commitment to God?

Islam

How significant is it that Mary is Jesus’ mother?

Christianity

Is anything ever eternal?

Christianity

Is Christianity still a strong religion 2000 years after Jesus was on Earth?

Solihull core content: Why for many Christians is Easter so important?

Christianity

Does belief in Akhirah (life after death) help Muslims lead good lives? (Double unit)

Islam

 

 

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