In primary school children are introduced to many different faiths. Religious Education (RE) aims to help develop pupils' knowledge of the world's principal religious traditions and worldviews and promote tolerance and understanding.
“The ability to understand the faith or belief of individuals and communities, and how these may shape their culture and behaviour, is an invaluable asset for children in modern day Britain. Explaining religious and non-religious worldviews in an academic way allows young people to engage with the complexities of belief, avoid stereotyping and contribute to an informed debate” – Why RE Matters -The RE Council
Our long term plan for RE sets out the skills and progression children will encounter on their RE journey as they develop knowledge, understanding and skills to learn about religion and from religion.
The document below sets out the skills progression for each year group: