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Religious Education                                                                    Back


Our vision for Religious Education is for pupils…

  • To recognise the importance of Christian teachings and values in our church school.
  • To become familiar with and understand the themes and stories of the Big story of the Bible.
  • To give children opportunities and experiences where they can question and interrogate the nature of belief in the world’s major faiths and world views.
  • For children to be able to express their own beliefs.

Parents have a legal right to withdraw their children from RE and appropriate provision will be made.



Each year group looks at 6 units of RE a year. Some units come from the Warwickshire Agreed Syllabus and the others from Understanding Christianity.


Year 3

  • Why are festivals important to religious communities?
  • Why do people pray?
  • Understanding Christianity - Introduction to the Big Frieze and Salvation.
  • Understanding Christianity - People of God
  • What does it mean to be a Christian in Britain today? Visits to local churches in Dunchurch.
  • Understanding Christianity - Creation and Fall

Year 4

  • Understanding Christianity - Gospels. What kind of world did Jesus want?
  • Understanding Christianity - Incarnation and God. What is the Trinity?
  • Why do some people think that life is a journey? What significant experiences mark this?
  • What can we learn from religions about deciding what is right and wrong?
  • What do people believe about God? What do Sikhs believe? Visit to local Gurdwara

Year 5

  • If God is everywhere, why go to a place of worship?
  • Understanding Christianity - Incarnation: Was Jesus the Messiah?
  • What does it mean to be a Muslim in Britain today?
  • Is it better to express your religion in art and architecture or in charity generosity?
  • Understanding Christianity - God
  • Understanding Christianity - Kingdom of God

Year 6

  • Why do some believe God exists?
  • Understanding Christianity - People of God. Can following God bring freedom and justice? Trip to Coventry Cathedral.
  • What matters most to Christians and non-religious people?
  • Understanding Christianity - Salvation. What did Jesus do to save human beings?
  • What would Jesus do? Can we live by the values of Jesus in the twenty-first century?
  • Understanding Christianity - Creation and Fall