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E P Collier

Primary School and Nursery

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KS1

Term 1

Term 2

Term 3

Term 4

Terms 5 & 6

Year

1/2

Change For The Better?

What Have they taught Us?

Where Would We Be Without Water?

Healthy Body, Healthy Minds

Our Beautiful World

 

 

 

A

 

Why are religious celebrations important to some people but not to others? How do Hindus celebrate Diwali and Christians celebrate Christmas?

 

Why do symbols and stories play important roles in religions? Easter  symbols – resurrection - new life, eggs

Why do some people follow religious leaders and teachings? Love your neighbour – The Good Samaritan

How do some religions demonstrate that everyone is special? Zacchaeus

 

 

 

 

B

 

Why do symbols and stories play an important roles in religions? The giving of gifts at Christmas time. What would we give Jesus if he was born in Reading today?

 

Does everyone believe the same things about God? Palm Sunday – why was Jesus welcomed like a king on Palm Sunday?

How do some people’s religious beliefs encourage them to care for the world?

Similarities and differences between the Christian Creation story and a Hindu Creation story. Link to environmental issues, recycling etc..

Key skills

  • I can tell you/ talk about what concepts like belonging, commitment, kindness, forgiveness mean to me in my world
  • I can verbalise and/or express my own thoughts
  • I can recall facts about the religious/beliefs I have studied, begin to use the religious vocabulary and start to explain the significance and meaning of the facts, practices etc.
  • I can start to think through the enquiry question using some facts and am beginning to see there could be more than one answer

 

LKS2

Term 1

Term 2

Term 3

Term 4

Terms 5 & 6

Year

3/4

Change For The Better?

What Have they taught Us?

Where Would We Be Without Water?

Healthy Body, Healthy Minds

Our Beautiful World

 

 

 

A

Do Rites of Passage always help a believer to feel connected to God and/or community? - Do people need to go to Church to show that they are Christians?

How might beliefs and community shape a person’s identity? - What is the most significant part of the nativity story for Christian’s today?

 

How might beliefs and community shape a person’s identity? – Is forgiveness always possible for Christian’s?

How do religious leaders and sacred texts contribute to believers’ understanding of their faith? – How special is the relationship Jews have with God?

To what extent do religious beliefs influence and encourage ‘good’ behaviour? – What is the best way for a Jew to show commitment to God?

 

 

 

 

 

 

B

Do Rites of Passage always help a believer to feel connected to God and/or community? – Could Jesus heal people? Were these miracles or is there some other explanation?

To what extent does participating in worship and/or prayer generate a sense of belonging? – Has Christmas lost its true meaning?

 

 

 

 

 

How well does faith help people cope with matters of life and death? – What is good about Good Friday?

To what extent do religious beliefs influence and encourage ‘good’ behaviour? – Do Sikhs think it is important to share?

How can music and the arts help express and communicate religious beliefs? – What is the best way for a Sikh to show commitment to God?

Key skills

  • I can tell you/talk about the concept/belief eg. Belonging and start to relate this to the people I am studying eg. Sikhs
  • I can express my own opinions and start to support them with rationale
  • I can recall facts about religions I have studied, select the facts that are most significant to the enquiry and start to explain their relevance/importance
  • I can apply my knowledge to the enquiry question and give an answer supported by one or more facts

 

UKS2

Term 1

Term 2

Term 3

Term 4

Terms 5 & 6

Year

5/6

Change For The Better?

What Have they taught Us?

Where Would We Be Without Water?

Healthy Body, Healthy Minds

Our Beautiful World

 

 

 

A

 

 

How can music and the arts help express and communicate religious beliefs? – How significant is it that Mary was Jesus’ mother?

 

 

 

How well does faith help people cope with matters of life and death? – Is anything ever eternal

What difference might it make to believe in God as Creator? – Does belief in the Trinity help Christians make better sense of God as a whole?

 

 

 

 

B

 

How do religious leaders and sacred texts contribute to believers’ understanding of their faith? – Do Christmas celebrations and traditions help Christians understand who Jesus was and why he was born?

 

 

 

 

To what extent do religious beliefs influence and encourage ‘good’ behaviour – What is the best way for Christians to show commitment to God? Is Christianity still a strong religion 2000 years after Jesus was on Earth?

To what extent does participating in worship and/or prayer generate a sense of belonging? – What is the best way for a Muslim to show commitment to God?

How might beliefs and community shape a person’s identity? – Does belief in Akhirah (life after death) help Muslims lead good lives?

Key skills

  • I can explain how the concept/belief eg. forgiveness resonates in my own life and can also see this might be different for other people because of their religion/beliefs
  • I can express my own thoughts etc. having reflected on them in relation to other people’s
  • I can recall facts about religions and explain differences in practice and interpretation within and between religions/belief systems
  • I can weigh up evidence and different arguments/aspects relevant to the enquiry question and express my answer, supported with evidence/rationale
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