To live happily, love unconditionally and learn enthusiastically with Jesus by our side

Year 1 RE Curriculum

This overview shows the focus of the Religious Education Curriculum for the year ahead.


Autumn

Spring

Summer

This term we will be studying the three themes of Domestic Church (Families), Baptism and Confirmation (Belonging) and Advent and Christmas (Waiting). The children will also spend a week studying Judaism.

This term we will be studying the three themes of Local Church (Special People), Eucharist, (Meals), Lent/Easter (Change).

 

This term we will be studying the three themes of Pentecost (Holidays and Holydays), Reconciliation (Being Sorry), Universl Church (Neighbours).  The children will also spend a week studying Islam

 

Domestic Church

FAMILIES - God’s love and care for every family

Pupils will know and understand ‘about the love and care shown in the family.’

Pupils will know and understand about God’s love and care for every family.

Local Church

SPECIAL PEOPLE- People in the parish family

Pupils will know and understand that there are special people in our lives who are there to help.

Pupils will know and understand that on Sunday in church, we meet people who do special jobs as we gather to celebrate the Good News of Jesus.

Pentecost

HOLIDAYS AND HOLYDAYS - Pentecost: feast of the Holy Spirit

Pupils will know and understand holidays as days to be happy.

Pupils will know and understand Pentecost: a holy day – the feast of the Holy Spirit.

Judaism

ABRAHAM AND MOSES

Pupils will know the stories of Abraham and of Moses.

Pupils will know through the stories how God leads the Jewish people.

Eucharist

MEALS - Mass, Jesus’ special meal

Pupils will know and understand that families and groups share special meals.

Pupils will know and understand Mass as Jesus’ special meal.

Reconciliation/Anointing of the sick

BEING SORRY - God helps us choose well

Pupils will know and understand we have choice – sometimes we choose well, and sometimes wrongly.

Pupils will know and understand God helps us to choose well and to be sorry.  God forgives us.

Baptism/Confirmation

BELONGING - Baptism: an invitation to belong to God’s family

Pupils will know and understand about belonging to different groups.

Pupils will know and understand that

Baptism, an invitation to belong to God’s family.

Lent/Easter

CHANGE - Lent: a time for change

Pupils will know and understand that we change and grow.

Pupils will know and understand that Lent is a time to change in preparation for the celebration of Easter.

Islam

STORIES

Pupils will know the story of Muhammad.

Pupils will know through the story about Muhammad’s care for animals and the importance in Islam of Care for Creation.

               

Advent/Christmas

WAITING - Advent: a time to look forward to Christmas

Pupils will know and understand about the times that it is necessary to wait and the use of that time.

Pupils will know and understand about Advent: a time of waiting to celebrate Jesus’ coming at Christmas.

Universal Church

NEIGHBOURS - Neighbours share God’s world

Pupils will know and understand about neighbours all around.

Pupils will know and understand everyone is our neighbour and is loved by God.