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RE 2019 Onwards  Long Term Plan

 

Autumn

Spring

Summer

Foundation

Stage 2

/Reception

What are Harvest Festivals? (Christianity) (Unit RA)

A wet and windy harvest Puddles (Diwali)

How do Christians celebrate Christmas? The Nativity

(School Unit)

Seven New Kittens

(A Muslim story}

Who was Noah (Christianity) (Unit RC)

Puddles lends a paw

(Holi)

New Life

The Tiny Ants

(A Muslim Story)

Who were the friends of Jesus?

(Christianity} (Unit RB)

Y1

Christianity

Belonging

What does it mean to belong?

(Christianity)

Visit:-Local vicar to role-play baptism

Festivals and Beliefs

Why do Christians give gifts at Christmas?

Founders and Leaders

Who was Jesus and who were his friends?

(disciples)

Festivals/Beliefs and practices:

What is Easter and why is Palm Sunday important?

Places of Worship

What can we learn from visiting a church?

Visit:-Thornaby church eg St Peter ad Vincula, or St Mark`s

Belonging

What does it mean to belong?

(Islam)

Y2

Hinduism

Festivals/Beliefs and practices:

Hinduism

How do Hindus worship in their homes?/Diwali

Visitor:- To talk about Divali/ create Mehndi hand patterns

Festivals and Beliefs

How and why do Christians celebrate Christmas?

Places of Worship

What is a Mandir?

Visit/Virtual tour online

Festivals/Beliefs and practices:

What are the key events/symbols associated with the Easter story?

Founders and Leaders

Who was Mohammed and why was he important?

Sacred Text/Festivals

What is the Quran and why is it important?

(Eid Covered here)

Y3

Sikhism

Founders and Leaders

Sikhism

Who was Guru Nanak and why is he important to Sikhs?

Festivals and Beliefs

What are the symbols associated with Christmas?

Places of Worship

What is a Gurdwara and why is it important?

Visit:- Thornaby Gurdwara

Festivals/Beliefs and practices:

How is Easter celebrated in church?

Visit:- Thornaby church eg St Mark`s or St Peter ad Vincula

Beliefs and Practices

How do Muslims worship?

Sacred Texts

What is the Bible and why is it important for Christians?

Y4

Buddhism

Festivals

Buddhism

How do Buddhists celebrate?

Visit:- Darlington Buddhist Temple

Festivals and Beliefs

What are the journeys that take place within the Christmas story?

Places of Worship

What is a Mosque and why is it important

Visit:- Thornaby Mosque

Festivals/Beliefs and practices:

Why is Easter important to Christians?

Beliefs and Practices

What are the five pillars and why are they Important?

Visitor:- Muslim leader to visit to talk about Hajj or to demonstrate Wudu and Salat

Y5

Judaism

Beliefs and practices/sacred texts

Judaism

What do Jews believe about the nature of God?

Visitor/Virtual tour online

Festivals and Beliefs

How do we know about the Christmas story?

Sacred Texts

What is the Torah and why is it important?

Festivals/Beliefs and practices:

How do betrayal and loyalty feature in the Easter Story?

Worship in the home

Thematic compare and contrast Christianity, Islam and one other

Y6

Compare and contrast

Rites of Passage

Thematic compare and contrast Christianity, Islam and one other

Festivals and Beliefs

What do the Gospel stories tell us about the birth of Jesus?

Expression of faith through Art

Thematic compare and contrast Christianity, Islam and one other

Festivals/Beliefs and practices:

How far can the death of Jesus be seen as a victory in Christianity?

Left blank deliberately to allow for SATs, transition days and end of year activities; any of the above units not yet covered or completed could be undertaken in this time.

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