At St. James’ School, we follow the LDBS R.E. syllabus with the aim that:
During their time at St James’, children have the opportunity to learn about Christianity, Judaism, Hinduism, Islam and Buddhism.
Teaching and learning in R.E. is part of our curriculum in enabling our children to become religiously literate and to nurture their own spirituality as well as providing opportunities for them to explore their place within the world. This is also enhanced through:
We offer a systematic enquiry-based approach to the teaching of R.E. so that the following skills in children can be developed:
R.E is an important part of our curriculum and we have ensured that we are commited to the deliver of RE by providing sufficient dedicated curriculum time and meeting explicit R.E. objectives. At St James’ this works out as one hour in Key Stage 1 and 1.5 hours in Key Stage 2.
All R.E. needs to follow careful planning, starting with:
Each weekly lesson is planned to ensure that children:
The impact of our R.E curriculum by the end of Year 6 is: