Red Hall

Primary School

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Believe and Achieve

RE Curriculum

Year Group Autumn Christmas Unit:

What is the meaning of Christmas?

Spring Easter Unit:

What is the meaning of Easter?

Summer
Year 1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

What can we learn about Christianity from visiting a church?

Expressions of Belief, Authority

 

What does it mean to belong in Christianity?

Belief, Impact of Belief, Expressions of Belief

Why are gifts given at Christmas?

Belief, Authority, Expressions of Belief

Why is Jesus special for Christians? Belief, Authority

 

 

What is the Easter story?

Belief, Authority, Expressions of Belief

What do Hindus believe about God?

Belief

 

How do Hindus show belonging?

Authority, Expression of Belief, Impact of Belief

Year 2 How do Hindus worship? Expressions of Belief, Belief

 

How and why is Divali special for Hindus?

Authority, Expressions of Belief, Belief

How and why is light important at Christmas?

Belief, Authority, Expressions of Belief

 

Why is the Bible special to Christians? Belief, Authority, Expressions of Belief How do Christians celebrate Easter?

Belief, Authority, Expressions of Belief

What can we learn from the story of St Cuthbert?

 Impact of Faith

 

How do Jewish people celebrate Shabbat? (supplementary religion)

 

Year 3 What do Sikhs believe?

 Belief, Authority

 

Why is the Gurdwara important to Sikhs?

Authority, Expressions of belief

How and why is Advent important to Christians?

Belief, Worship, Teaching/Authority

What do Christians believe about Jesus?

Belief, Authority, Impact of belief

 

What do Christians remember on Palm Sunday? How do Sikhs express their beliefs?

Belief, Expressions of Belief, Impact of belief

 

What can we find out about one local faith

community in Darlington?

All concepts

Year Group Autumn Christmas Unit Spring Easter Unit Summer
Year 4

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

How and why do religious people show care for others? (more than one religion, can include non-religious traditions)

Belief, Authority, Impact of Belief

Why do Christians call Jesus the Light of the World?

 

What do we know about the Bible and why is it important to Christians?

Authority, Impact of Belief

Why is Lent such an important period for Christians?

 

 

 

What can we learn about Christian symbols and beliefs by visiting churches?

Expressions of Belief, Belief, Authority

 

 

Year 5 What is the Qur’an and why is it important to Muslims?

Belief, Authority

 

What can we learn from visiting mosque?

Belief, Authority, Expressions of Belief

What are the themes of Christmas? What do Christians believe about God?

Belief, Expressions of Belief, Impact of Belief

 

 

Why is the Last Supper so important to Christians?

 

What can we learn about Christian faith through studying the lives of northern saints?

Impact of Belief

 

What can we find out about religious communities in our local area? (more than one religion)

Belief, Authority, Expressions of Belief, Impact of Belief

Year 6 What can we find out about the 5 pillars? Belief, Expressions of Belief

 

How do Muslims express their beliefs?

Belief, Expressions of Belief, Impact of Belief

What do the gospel stories tell us about the birth of Jesus?

 

Why should people with a religious faith care about the environment?

Belief, Impact of Belief

Why are Good Friday and Easter Day the most important day for Christians? (Statutory Bridging Unit)

 So, what do we know about Christianity? ( exploration through the concepts)

Belief, Authority, Expressions of Belief, Impact of Belief