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Religious Education

 

 

 

Autumn 1

Autumn 2

Christmas

Spring 1

Spring 2

Easter

Summer 1

Summer 2

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Marvellous Me

Special People

On the Move/Christmas

Christmas

Was Jesus a special baby?

 

Here come the Aliens/ Celebrations

Celebrations

 

Easter World

Easter

Was the garden a special place for Jesus?

Creature Features

Story Time

Commotion in the Ocean

Special Places

1

Who is Jesus?

Representations of God. Stories from Jesus’ life

The Grace

Concept: Gospel

Feeling Festive

Jesus as a Friend

Was it always easy for Jesus to show friendship?

Concept: Gospel

 

Easter

Why was Jesus welcomed like a King on Palm Sunday?

Concept: Salvation

Judaism

–special places, clothes , books,

Shabbat

Why is Shabbat important to Jews?

Chanukah

Does celebrating Chanukah make Jewish children feel close to God? Concept: Salvation

Christmas What gift would I have given to Jesus?

Concept: Incarnation

2

What a wonderful world!

Does God want Christians to look after the World? (From Yr 1 Discovery planning)

Genesis 1

Powerpoints – what we can do.

St Francis of Assisi

Concept: One Creator God

Christmas

Why did God give Jesus to the World?

Concept: Incarnation

 

 

Faith into action

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

Concept: Gospel

Easter

Is it true that Jesus came back to life again?

Concept: Salvation

Special places

-our church and school

Links between St Nicholas and our school.

Does going to a place of worship give people of faith a sense of belonging?

(Use Muslim unit from Discovery but focus on Christians not just Muslims.)

Concept: Creation & Fall

3

Prayer and Worship

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

(use DISCOVERY Year 4 Summer 2)

Concept: Loving relationship with God

 

Christmas

Has Christmas lost its true meaning?

Concept: Incarnation

Prayer

Does God hear prayers?

Why might Christians pray?

The Lord’s Prayer

Concept: Loving relationship with God

 

Easter

Forgiveness & What is ‘good’ about Good Friday?

Concept: Salvation

How would visiting the River Ganges feel special to a non-Hindu or a Hindu from England? (lead)

 

 

4

Jesus the storyteller and healer – parables and miracles - Discrete

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

 

(Use DISCOVERY year 3 Spring 1)

Concept: Salvation

Christmas

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

Concept: Incarnation

 

 

Judaism (lead)

How special is the Jews’ relationship with God?

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

Concept: Relationship with God

 

Easter

Is forgiveness always possible?

 

Concept: Salvation

Christianity in Action

(lead)

-heroes, inspirational characters, charities

 

David Psalm 23 (the Lord is my Shepherd)

 

Concept: Incarnation

 

5

Judaism – Tomb Raiders

Moses and Passover

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

 

(Use DISCOVERY year 4 Spring 1)

Moses – the 10 commandments

Exodus 20 verses 1-17

Concept: Covenant

 

Christmas

 

 DISCOVERY Is the Christmas story true?

Concept: Incarnation

 

Islam

What makes a good Muslim?

 

(Use DISCOVERY year 6 Autumn 1 and Summer 1 & 2)

Concept: Akhirah

 

Easter

Did God intend Jesus to be crucified and if so, was Jesus aware of this?

Concept: Salvation

 

 

Beliefs and meaning

Do Christians believe anything is eternal?

 

(Use DISCOVERY Year 6 Spring 1)

The Structure of the Eucharist

 

Concept: Incarnation

 

6

A Path to Peace -

Hinduism, Christians and us.

Should Hindu children be given a day off for Diwali? 

Lead subject for project.

  • Ethics
  • Karma
  • Dharma
  • Gods

 

(Use DISCOVERY Year 5 Autumn 1, Spring 1 and Summer 1)

Christmas

Why did God choose Mary to be Jesus’ mother

Concept: Incarnation

Polishing Halos

What makes a Saint?

Lead subject for project

  • Peter
  • Paul
  • Stephen
  • Katharine
  • Max Kolbe

The Apostle’s Creed (Baptism?)

 

(Use DISCOVERY year 5 summer 2)

Concept: Gospel

 

Easter

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

 

Concepts: Salvation & Gospel

One More Step Along the World We Go.

 

Christian expression of belief

 

The theme for this project is based on the Diocese choice for the Year Six service at the Priory e.g. Salt and Light / Making a Difference