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

Year 6 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 (Loving), Baptism and Confirmation (Vocation and Commitment) and Advent and Christmas (Expectations). The children will also spend a week studying Judaism.

This term we will be studying the three themes of Local Church (sources), Eucharist, (unity), Lent/Easter (death and ne life).

 

This term we will be studying the three themes of Pentecost (witnesses), Reconciliation (healing), Universl Church (common good).  The children will also spend a week studying Islam

 

Domestic Church

LOVING - God who never stops loving 

Pupils will know and understand ‘the love and care of people’.

Pupils will know and understand God’s love is unconditional and never ending.

Local Church

SOURCES - the Bible, the special book for the Church

Pupils will know and understand about a wide variety of books and the purpose for which they were written.

Pupils will know and understand the Bible as the story of God’s love, told by the People of God

Pentecost

WITNESSES - The Holy Spirit enables people to become witnesses

Pupils will know and understand the courage to be a witness.

Pupils will know and understand Pentecost: the Holy Spirit enables people to witness to the Easter message.

Judaism

BELONGINGS AND VALUES - Rosh Hashanah, Yom Kippur

Pupils will know about Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur.

Pupils will appreciate the importance and value of atonement in the lives of Jewish people.

Eucharist

UNITY - Eucharist enabling people to live in communion. Pupils will know and understand what nourishes and what spoils friendship and unity.

Pupils will know and understand that the Eucharist challenges and enables the Christian family to live and grow in common every day.

Reconciliation / Anointing of the sick

HEALING - Sacrament of the Sick

Pupils will know and understand when people become sick and need care.

Pupils will know and understand the sacrament of the Anointing of the Sick.

Baptism / Confirmation

VOCATION AND COMMITMENT - The vocation of priesthood and religious life

Pupils will know and understand about ‘commitment in life’.

Pupils will know and understand about the vocation to the priesthood and religious life.

Lent / Easter

DEATH & NEW LIFE - Celebrating Jesus’ death & resurrection

Pupils will know and understand that loss and death bring about change for people.

Pupils will know and understand the Church’s seasons of Lent, Holy Week and Easter; the suffering, death and resurrection of Jesus led to new life.

Islam

BELONGING & VALUES – The Five Pillars of Islam

Pupils will know and understand the Five Pillars: Shahadah, Salah, Zaka, Sawm, Hajj: they will focus in detail on Zakat -  giving to the poor.

Pupils will understand the Muslim obligation to care for creation..

Advent / Christmas

EXPECTATIONS - Jesus born to show God to the world

Pupils will know and understand the meaning of expectation.

Pupils will know and understand that

Advent, a time of joyful expectation of Christmas, the Word becoming a human person, Jesus.

Universal Church

COMMON GOOD - Work of the worldwide Christian family

Pupils will know and understand justice for the good of all.

Pupils will know and understand the work which Christians do for the common good of all.