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Religious Education at St Thomas's 

RE Overview 2020-2021 

Year Group

Autumn 1

Autumn 2

Spring 1

Spring 2

Summer 1

Summer 2

 

Foundation Stage

 

ALL ABOUT ME

Who am I?

I am special because…

What do I care about?

How do I feel?

 

UNIT 2

CELEBRATIONS

Giving thanks

Harvest

Sukkot

 

 

UNIT 1

THE IMPORTANCE OF BELONGING

 

STORIES FROM THE BIBLE

 

Jonah and the Whale

 

David and Goliath

 

ME AND MY FRIENDS

 

UNIT 3

FRIENDS OF JESUS

Theme weeks

Eid

Christmas

 

Easter

 

 

 

Year Group

Autumn 1

Autumn 2

Spring 1

Spring 2

Summer 1

Summer 2

 

KS1 Year B

 

Visit Local Church

 

BAS/ UNIT 1

EXPRESSIONS OF BELONGING

Belonging to a religious community.

 

Baptism as a symbol of welcome.

 

BAS/ UNIT 2A

MEANINGS WITHIN HANNUKKAH

Hanukkah story –light represents the presence of God.

 

UC/ Unit 1.3

Why does Christmas matter to Christians?

Incarnation

Christians believe that Jesus is God

Jesus brings good news

Advent – Jesus is coming

 

UC/ Unit 1.4

What is the good new Jesus Brings?

 

 

Good News

Luke 11:9-13

Being thankful

Luke 17:11-19

 

UC/ Unit 1.5

Why does Easter matter to Christians?

 

 

Easter Labyrinth

Easter week

Easter on the big frieze

Heaven

Water bugs and dragon flies.

 

SPECIAL BOOKS

INTRODUCING THE QURAN THROUGH CHARCTERS AND STORIES.

 

What is the Qur’an?

Why is it important to Muslims?

 

The tale of two gardens.

 

Story of Prophet Musa.

 

The Needy and the Greedy.

 

 

BAS/ UNIT 3

INTRODUCING THE BIBLE THROUGH CHARACTERS AND STORIES.

 

What is the bible?

Why is it important to Christians?

 

Noah

Joseph

Daniel

 

Theme weeks

Eid

Christmas

 

Easter

 

 

Year Group

Autumn 1

Autumn 2

Spring 1

Spring 2

Summer 1

Summer 2

 

Year 3

Visit different Christian Church eg.

Jesus Christ of Later Day Saints.

Freedom Church

 

BAS/ UNIT 1

EXPRESSIONS OF IDENTITY

 

Reflect on their own membership within the community.

 

How religious people have different ways of identifying and showing that they belong to a faith?

 BAS/ UNIT 2A

MEANINGS WITHIN CHRISTMAS AND DIWALI.

 

Mary and Josephs journey to Bethlehem.

 

How people make special journeys to places of religious significance?

 

Eg. Walsingham

Mecca

Bethlehem

BAS/ UNIT 3

CONTENTS AND SIGNIFICANCE OF THE BIBLE.

 

Why is there an old and new testament?

 

How religious beliefs, ideas and feelings are expressed in the bible.

 

The composition and variety within the bible.

UC/ Unit 2A.5

Why do Christians Call the day Jesus died Good Friday?

 

 

Holy week events

 

Last supper

Jesus washing disciples’ feet

 

Emotions

UC/ UNIT 2A.3

What is the Trinity

 

 

Trinity and baptism

The Grace prayer

The big story and trinity.

 

 

BAS/ Sikhism

 

The 5 K’s

 

Guru Nanak

 

Meditation

 

Gurdwara

Theme weeks

Eid

Christmas

 

Easter

 

 

 

Year Group

Autumn 1

Autumn 2

Spring 1

Spring 2

Summer 1

Summer 2

 

Year 4

 

Mandir –

Hindu Temple

 

BAS/ UNIT 4

THE PERSON OF JESUS

 

Why is Jesus important to Christians?

 

Personal beliefs about Jesus and his image.

 

Research a gospel.

 

BAS/ UNIT 2A

MEANING WITH CHRISTMAS AND DIWALI.

 

The Three Kings

 

Herod’s Jealousy

 

The story of Rama and Sita

 

 

 

 

 

BAS/ UNIT 7

HINDUISM – GOD AND WORSHIP IN THE HOME.

 

     Symbol

 

God in many forms.

 

Lakshmi

 

Shrines

 

Puja

 

 

BAS/ UNIT 2B

MEANINGS WITHIN EASTER

 

Crucifixion – feelings of disciples, friends and family- loyalty

 

Resurrection

Why Christians believe in life after death?

 

Why the cross and crucifix are symbolic?

 

 

 

 

 

BAS/ UNIT 6

SIGNS AND SYMBOLS

 

What do signs and symbols mean in religion?

 

How symbolic language is used in different religions?

 

BAS/ UNIT 8

HINDUISM – BELIEFS AND PRACTICE

 

Worship through artefacts.

 

How Hindu’s celebrate Diwali?

 

How religious ideas and beliefs can be expressed in a variety of ways?

Theme weeks

Eid

Christmas

 

Easter

 

 

Year Group

Autumn 1

Autumn 2

Spring 1

Spring 2

Summer 1

Summer 2

 

Upper KS2 Year B

 

Buddhist Temple

 

 

UNIT 4

PEOPLES PERSPECTIVESAND IMPRESSIONS OF JESUS.

 

Symbolic language used to describe Jesus.

 

Examine texts which present views of Jesus

 

 

UNIT 2

THE IMPORTANCE OF WORSHIP.

 

Worship as an activity to express belief.

 

Worship can be communal and individual activities.

 

 

How believers feel that prayer has an effect on their lives and the wider world?

 

Herod

 

UNIT 3

ORIGINS AND COMPOSITION OF THE BIBLE

 

Where did the Christian bible come from?

 

Old Testament origins

 

New Testament origins

 

UNIT 6

GOD AS SPIRIT

 

Abraham

 

Allah – compassion and mercy

 

UNIT 5

THE INFLUENCE OF FAITH ON BELIEVERS

 

Buddhism

 

 

Life choices

 

Beliefs and values.

 

Forgiveness

 

How religion helps make moral choices?

 

 

 

BRIDGING UNIT-

 

EXPRESSING RELIGIOUS FAITH THROUGH THE ARTS.

 

 

Theme weeks

Eid

Christmas

 

Easter 

 

 

 

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  • Pimhole Road, Bury
  • United Kingdom, BL9 7EY
  • tel: 01617 647565
  • Email: stthomas@bury.gov.uk
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