Religious Education

Prep I (Year 3)

Michaelmas term: Signs and Symbols (Physical signs, difference between signs and symbols, Genesis references/metaphors) Divali (Worship, Rama and Sita, Divali cards, Shrines)
Lent term: Jesus (importance of Jesus, related metaphors, life of Jesus, significant acts) Bible (Origins, Local religious acts, Parts of the Bible)
Summer term: Faith (Displays of faith, definition of), Personal views and actions

Prep II (Year 4)

Michaelmas term: Signs and Symbols Modern Signs, Genesis references, Hindu symbols, characteristics of Hindu Gods Christmas Journeys (Places and Events, difficult Journeys, Nativity)
Lent term: Easter Story (Events, reasoning, journeys, emotions)Hindu Gods/Goddesses (Worship of Gods, beliefs, appearances, background stories)
Summer term: Hindu Worship (Shrines, places of worship, objects/symbols/decorations, methods of worship)

Prep III (Year 5)

Michaelmas term: Signs and Symbols (Physical signs, difference between signs and symbols, language usage) Christian Beliefs and Actions (right and wrong, love thy neighbour, famous people, Francis of Assisi)
Lent term: Muhammad Locations, life events, metaphors, religious objects)Five Pillars of Islam (Shahadah, Salah, Zakah, Sawm, Hajj)
Summer term: Muslim Worship (Mosques, Acts of Pilgrimage, Methods of Worship)

Prep IV (Year 6)

Michaelmas term: Community (communities in institutions, religious implications, developing a community)
Lent term: Treasures (personal treasures, religious treasures, treasures as symbols) The Bible (layout/structure and content. Old and new testament, the books of the Bible)
Summer term: World Religions (Belief systems, religious sites, moral values) Religion through Art Pictorial representations, ceremonies and festivals