Religious Education

As a church school, religious education has a significant role to play.  There is a balance between Christianity and other faiths, and we follow County guidelines with regard to religious education. 

Cambridgeshire Essential Agreed Syllabus Requirements for Religious Education

It is a legal requirement for pupils to have opportunities to learn about the principal religions in the UK.  In Cambridgeshire, the requirements for religions and beliefs to be studied are:

–  EYFS Christianity and other religions or belief systems represented in the school and local area

–  KS1 Christianity + Sikhism (four core units on Christianity and two on Sikhism plus six school-designed units)

–  Lower Key Stage 2 Christianity + Judaism and Islam (four core units on Christianity and one on Judaism, one on Islam plus six school-designed units)

–  Upper Key Stage 2 Christianity + Hinduism and Buddhism (four core units on Christianity, one on Hinduism and one on Buddhism plus six school-designed units)

We use the Understanding Christianity resources to aid us teach the Christianity units which are well designed to include similar threads throughout the units. The whole school overview is taught on a two year cycle which is attached below.As a church school, religious education has a significant role to play.  There is a balance between Christianity and other faiths, and visits are made to the local church, cathedral and other religious buildings including those of other faiths. We follow County guidelines with regard to religious education. 

 

Mrs Pat Nutbourne, a local parishioner, make this beautiful runner for the table in our Spiritual Corner in the hall.