RELIGIOUS EDUACTION

Curriculum SubjectsReligious Education

Religious Eduaction

At Jolesfield C of E Primary School, pupils and their families can expect a high-quality religious education (RE) curriculum that is rich and varied, enabling learners to acquire a thorough knowledge and understanding of a range of faiths and world views. As a church school, the teaching of Christianity is at the heart of our RE curriculum. Through the Understanding Christianity resource, the use of an enquiry approach engages with significant theological concepts and the pupil’s own understanding of the world as part of their wider religious literacy.

Using the West Sussex locally Agreed Syllabus we learn about other religions and world views, fostering respect for them. Links with our Christian values and vision, and support for pupils spiritual, moral, social and cultural (SMSC) development are intrinsic to our RE curriculum and have a significant impact on learners We provide a wide range of opportunities for learners to understand and to make links between the beliefs, practices and value systems of the range of faiths and world views studied. 

Aims

As stated in the Church of England Statement of Entitlement for Religious Education, our school aims for all pupils:

  • To know about and understand Christianity as a diverse global living faith through the exploration of core beliefs using an approach that critically engages with biblical text.
  • To gain knowledge and understanding of a range of religious and worldviews appreciating diversity, continuity and change within the religions and worldviews being taught.
  • To engage with challenging questions of meaning and purpose raised by human existence and experience.
  • To recognise the concept of religion and its continuing influence on Britain’s cultural heritage and in the lives of individuals and societies in different times, cultures and places. 
  • To explore their own religious, spiritual and philosophical ways of living, believing and thinking.
  • Religious Education Policy
  • RE Progression of Skills and Knowledge
  • West Sussex Agreed Syllabus for RE (2015)
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