RE Curriculum Overview
For pupils to learn about religions and beliefs which have influenced the lives of millions of people and heavily influenced the development of different human cultures. Pupils apply academic skills such as analysis and critical and creative thinking, approaching the study of religion with different disciplines as they mature. For pupils to learn more about themselves and their place in the world from their increasingly academic and creative exploration of religions and beliefs.
The Agreed Syllabus has four aims for RE:
to enable pupils to understand the nature, role and influence of different religions, traditions, beliefs and lifestyles in the world;
pursue personal quest for meaning, purpose and value;
formulate reasoned opinions/arguments in relation to controversial issues and truth claims;
develop understanding of and respect for different beliefs and lifestyles.