Year 5 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 (ourselves), Baptism and Confirmation (Life Choices) and Advent and Christmas (Hope). The children will also spend a week studying Judaism.

This term we will be studying the three themes of Local Church (Mission), Eucharist, (memorial sacrifice), Lent/Easter (sacrifice).

 

This term we will be studying the three themes of Pentecost (transformation), Reconciliation (freedom & responsibility), Universal Church (stewardship).  The children will also spend a week studying Islam

Domestic Church

OURSELVES - Created in the image and likeness of God

Pupils will know and understand ‘a deepening awareness of ‘Who I am’’.

Pupils will know and understand ourselves as made in the image and likeness of God.

Local Church

MISSION - Continuing Jesus’ mission in diocese (ecumenism)

Pupils will know and understand about the mission of inspirational leaders.

Pupils will know and understand that Dioceses continue the work and mission of Jesus, including ecumenism.

Pentecost

TRANSFORMATION - Celebration of the Spirit’s transforming power

Pupils will know and understand transforming energy.

Pupils will know and understand Pentecost, the celebration of the Spirit’s transforming power.

Judaism

BELIEFS AND FESTIVALS – Passover

Pupils will know about Pesach and the Seder meal; they will know about the Shema and the Mezuzah.

Pupils will appreciate the Jewish belief in God’s care for his people.

Eucharist

MEMORIAL SACRIFICE - Eucharist as the living memorial of Christ’s sacrifice

Pupils will know and understand how memories are kept alive.

Pupils will know and understand that the Eucharist keeps the memory of Jesus’ sacrifice alive and present in a special way.

Reconciliation / Anointing of the sick

FREEDOM & RESPONSIBILITY Commandments enable Christians to be free & responsible

Pupils will know and understand freedom involves responsibility.

Pupils will know and understand God’s rules for living freely and responsibly – the Commandments.

Baptism / Confirmation

LIFE CHOICES - Marriage, commitment and service

Pupils will know and understand how to show care and commitment.

Pupils will know and understand the call to life and love within the community: marriage.

Lent / Easter

SACRIFICE- Lent:  aligning with the sacrifice made by Jesus

Pupils will know and understand about giving or refusing to give; appreciating the cost of giving.

Pupils will know and understand Lent, a time of giving in preparation for the celebration of the sacrifice of Jesus.

Islam

BELIEFS AND FESTIVALS – Shahadah, Ramadan, Eid-ul-Fitr, Eid-ul-Adha, Hajj

Pupils will know the rituals and significance of these special times.

Advent / Christmas

HOPE - Advent: waiting in the joyful hope for Jesus, the promised one

Pupils will know and understand waiting hopefully.

Pupils will know and understand that Advent is the church’s season of waiting in joyful hope for the coming of Jesus, the promised one, at Christmas and at the end of time.

Universal Church

STEWARDSHIP - The Church is called to the stewardship of Creation

Pupils will know and understand caring for the earth.

Pupils will know and understand the church is called to stewardship of Creation.