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Nursery

Reception

Aims

Learn about and understand a range of religions and worldviews

Express ideas and insights about the nature, significance and impact of religions and worldviews

Gain and deploy the skills needed to engage seriously with religions and worldviews

The Big

Question

What is important to me?

What is important to me and others?

Key Festivals

Guru Nanak, Diwali, Christmas, Chinese New Year, Easter

Harvest, Pancake Day, Mother’s Day, Eid, Ramadan

 

1a

  • What happens at Sukkot? (Celebrating)
  • What happens on Guru Nanak’s birthday (Celebrating)

 

 

Key

skill/

knowledge

 

 

 

 

Children can simply retell what happens at Sukkot

Thankfulness, Remembrance, Celebrating

 

To know who was Guru Nanak?

To know why was Guru Nanak a special person?

To know how Sikh people to celebrate Guru Nanak’s birthday?

Vocabulary

Jews, Sukkot, Sukkah, harvest, celebration,

Guru Nanak, Sikh, birthday, meditation,

1b

  • What happens at Diwali? (Celebrating)
  • What happens at Christmas?

     (Celebrating)

 

Key

skill/

knowledge

 

 

 

 

 

Children can simply retell what happens at Diwali

Good and Bad, Light, Sharing food

Birth and growing up

Jesus as a special baby

Symbols of Christmas                    

Jesus is  gift to the world

Vocabulary

Diwali, Hindu, diva, Rama, Sita

Christian, Christmas, Jesus, gift, special

2a

  • What happened to Dogger?

      (Aspects)

  • Muhammed and the Kitten (Stories)
  • My Muslim Faith

      (Aspects)

  • The Donkey in the Tiger Skin  (Aspects)

 

 

Key

skill/

knowledge

 

 

 

To know what is special  to them

Relationships

Sacrifice

Creation

 

Responsibility

 

Role models

To know Allah is the Creator

Muslim women Cover their head

Special places, books and times

 

What can we learn from stories?

Special things

Being ourselves

Rules

Vocabulary

Happy, Sad, Special

 

Muhammed, Muslim, kitten caring

Muslim, Allah, Arabic, Qur’an, head covering

 

Guru Gobind Singh, donkey, tiger, Kirpan, Kara, turban

2b

  • The Lost Sheep

      (stories)

  • What happens at Easter?

(Celebrating)

  • The Good Samaritan

(stories)

  • What happens at Easter?

      (Celebrating)

 

Key

skill/

knowledge

 

Loosing and Finding

Love and family

Belonging

 

Sadness

Happiness/joy

Symbols of sadness

Symbols of joy/new life

Friendship

Love

Helpfulness

 

Sadness

Happiness/joy

Symbols of sadness

Symbols of joy/new life

Vocabulary

Christian, Bible, Story

Jesus, Easter, Christian, death, cross

Samaritan, good, help, Bible, story

Jesus, Easter, Christian, death, cross

3a

  • The Hare and the Tortoise

        (Stories)

  • What happens at Eid-Ul-Fitr? (Celebrating)
  • How do we make friends?

  (Aspects)

  • What happens at Eid-Ul-Fitr?  (Celebrating)

 

Key

skill/

knowledge

 

Resilience

 

To know adults fast during Ramadan to remember Allah

Celebrating Eid

Sharing

Giving something up

To be grateful

What is friendship, real and imposed

Patience/perseverance e.g. trying different ways of getting along with others

Identity e.g. establishing your ‘presence’ within a group

Adults fast during Ramadan to remember Allah

Celebrating Eid

Sharing

Giving something up

To be grateful

Vocabulary

Hare, tortoise, winning, goal

 

Eid, Ramadan, fasting, celebration

Friend/friendship, perseverance

 

Eid, Ramadan, fasting, celebration

3b

  • My Hindu Faith

  (Aspects)

  • What makes a place special?

  (Aspects)

  • The Lost Coin

        (stories)

  • Visiting a church

  (Aspects)

 

 

Key

skill/

knowledge

 

  • Love: thinking about how we show love to others
  • Worship: How people who believe in God/gods show their love to him/her/it

 

  • Special places include spaces that are important and significant to children.

 

  • Special places may include religious buildings, spaces in the home, school and other countries.

 

  • A place which makes you feel at peace, happy, excited and safe

 

Loosing and Finding:

Love, and family:

Belonging:

 

Why are churches important to Christians?

How Christian people worship

 

 

Vocabulary

Hindu, Krishna, love

Church, Sacred, worship/prayer, Vicar

 

Visits

              X

 

Church

 

Year 1

Year2

Aims

Learn about and understand a range of religions and worldviews

Express ideas and insights about the nature, significance and impact of religions and worldviews

Gain and deploy the skills needed to engage seriously with religions and worldviews

The Big

Question

What does it mean to belong?

Can stories change people?

Key Festivals

Diwali, Christmas, Shabbat, Lent, Easter

Harvest, Mother’s Day, Eid

Diwali, Christmas, Lent, Easter

Harvest, Mother’s Day, Eid, Ramadan

1a

What does it mean to belong to Christianity?

Why did Jesus tell stories?

 

Key

skill/

knowledge

 

 

 

 

Name and talk about key Christian objects, artefacts, beliefs, teachings and practices

 

Suggest meanings for religious actions and symbols

 

Discuss and connect ideas between different religions (e.g. how you show that you belong/ why identity is important etc.)

Retell a Christian story and say some things that Christians believe

 

Show understanding of what Jesus taught people

 

Describe what a believer might learn from a religious story or a sacred text and how they would apply this to their life

Vocabulary

Church, Christening, Dedication

Vicar, Priest, Minister, Font, Bible

Prayer, Worship, Cross

Parable, Samaritan, Prodigal, Sacred

Disciple, Moral, Value, Gospel, Holy

Apostle

 

 

1b

How do Christians celebrate Christmas?

Why are different books special to different people?

 

Key

skill/

knowledge

 

 

 

 

 

Name and talk about key Christian objects, artefacts, beliefs, teachings and practices

Retell Christian stories and explain what is important to a Christian person in the story and why

Suggest meanings for religious actions and symbols

Discuss and connect ideas between different religions (e.g. how you show that you belong/ why identity is important etc.)

Explain why holy books are special

Explain how people can learn from holy books, why they are important to a believer

Compare what is important to me to others

Vocabulary

Church, Nativity, Jesus, Angels, Wise men, Advent wreath, Advent candle

Bible, Qur’an, Torah, Shrimad Bhagwad Gita, Guru Granth Sahib,

Tipitaka

2a

What does it mean to belong to Sikhism?

Forgiveness

 

Key

skill/

knowledge

 

 

 

Name and talk about Sikh objects, artefacts and practices

Retell Sikh stories and messages and explain what is important to a Sikh person and why

Discuss and connect ideas between different religions (e.g. how you show that you belong)

 

Retell what different religions and world views teach about forgiveness

 

Make relevant points in a discussion on forgiveness and link my ideas to everyday life

 

Explore questions about meaning and values and express my own ideas and opinions in response to others using art, words or poetry

Vocabulary

Guru Granth Sahib, Guru Nanak

Guru Gobind Singh, Gurdwara, Amrit ceremony

Five K’s:

• Kesh

• Kara

• Kanga

• Kaccha

• Kirpan

Forgiveness, Values, Buddhist, Christian, Hindu, Muslim, Sikh/Sikhi, Jewish people, Humanist

2b

What can be special about living with family and friends?

(Link to Three Little Pigs)

Why is Easter important to Christians?

 

Key

skill/

knowledge

 

Name and talk about objects, artefacts, beliefs, teachings and practices in different religions

Understand how the everyday actions of people are influenced by their beliefs and values

Suggest meanings for religious actions and symbols

Discuss and connect ideas between different religions (e.g. how you show that you belong/ why identity is important etc.)

Notice and find out about the Christian religion and Easter

Collect, use and respond to ideas in RE.

Consider, link and discuss questions, ideas and points of view.

Vocabulary

Rakhi, Shabbat, Bible, Qur’an, Kippur, Mezuzah, Kiddush cup, Murti, Cross, Buddha statue, Guru

Lent, Ash Wednesday, Palm Sunday, Good Friday, Easter Sunday, Communion, Resurrection

3a

What does it mean to belong to Hinduism?

How does special food and fasting help people in their faith? (All religions)

 

 

Key

skill/

knowledge

 

Name and talk about key Hindu objects, artefacts, beliefs, teachings and practices

Understand how the everyday actions of a Hindu are influenced by their beliefs and values

Retell Hindu stories and messages and explain what is important to a Hindu person and why

Discuss and connect ideas between different religions (e.g. how you show that you belong/ why identity is important etc.)

Investigate fasting

Apply ideas about religions and worldviews thoughtfully

Notice and find out about religion and worldviews

Collect, use and respond to ideas in RE

 

Vocabulary

Murti, Reincarnation, Karma, Puja, Krishna

Fasting, Lent, Ramadan, Eid Ul Fitr, Shrove Tuesday, Ash Wednesday

3b

What does it mean to belong to Islam?

Where did the world come from and how should we look after it?

(Linked to living things and habitats)

 

Key

skill/

knowledge

 

Name and talk about key Muslim objects, artefacts, beliefs, teachings and practices

Understand how the everyday actions of a Muslim are influenced by their beliefs and values

Retell Muslim stories and messages and explain what is important to a Muslim person and why

 

Suggest meanings for religious actions and symbols

 

Discuss and connect ideas between different religions (e.g. how you show that you belong/ why identity is important etc.)

Notice and find out about religions and worldviews.

Collect, use and respond to ideas in RE.

Consider, link and discuss questions, ideas and points of view.

Apply ideas about religions and worldviews thoughtfully.

 

Vocabulary

Muhammad, Prayer mat, ‘Eid Mubarak’, Subha, Qur’an, Mosque

Bible, Qur’an, Torah, Vedas, Adam (Arabic - Aadam), Eve (Arabic – Haawa), Vishnu, Brahma

Visits

Church

Gurdwara

 

Resilience
Perseverance
Kindness
Curiosity
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