Religious Education

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Curriculum and Overview of Outcomes

Week 1

Rules, expectations and presentation

Week 2

Outcome

  • To understand where Hinduism began

 

KS3 p4

Week 3

Outcome

  • To understand the importance of Aum

 

KS3 p15
HL p9

Week 4

Outcome

  • To explain Hindu beliefs on Brahman

 

KS3 p36-38
HL p5

Week 5

Outcome

  • To understand what the Trimurti is

 

KS3 p36-39

Week 6

Outcome

  • To recognise, name and discuss different Hindu Gods

 

KS3 p36-41

Week 7

Outcome

 

  • To make links between stories about Hindu Gods and what they teach Hindus

 

KS3 p36-41

Week 1

Outcome

  • To understand the story behind Rama and Sita

 

HL p25
KS3 p10-11

Week 2

Outcome

To explain how Hindus celebrate the festival of Diwali

 

KS3 p30
HL p24-25

Week 3

Outcome

  • To assess our understanding of Hinduism
  • Essay: Why are the Gods important to Hindus?

Week 4

Outcome

  • To re-tell the Christmas story

Week 5

Outcome

  • To explain why a Christian might choose to celebrate Christmas

Week 6

Outcome

  • To explore the message of the Good Samaritan

Week 7

Week 8

Outcome

  • Christmas Assessment

Week 1

Outcome

  • To know where and how Hindus worship

 

KS3 p 16-17, 12-13

Week 2

Outcome

  • To explain how Hindus worship at the Mandir

 

HL p 12-13
KS3 p 16-19

Week 3

Outcome

  • To explain how Hindus worship at home

 

KS3 p20-21

Week 4

Outcome

  • To understand the importance of the arti ceremony

 

KS3 p18  
HL p13

Week 5

Outcome

  • To understand the significance of Prashad during Puja

 

HLp13

Week 6

Outcome

  • To understand what a Mandir is and what it is made up of

 

KS3 p12-15

Week 1

Outcome

  • To explain what happens during the sacred thread ceremony

 

HL p18-19
KS3 p25-27

Week 2

Outcome

  • To explain the importance of the River Ganges and Varanasi in Hindu Pilgrimage

 

HL p26-27
KS3 p32-33

Week 3

Outcome

  • To assess our understanding of Hinduism
  • Essay: What different ways do Hindus worship and celebrate their religion?

Week 4

Outcome

  • To re-tell the Easter story

Week 5

Outcome

  • To understand the symbolism behind the Easter story

Week 6

Outcome

  • To understand how Christians celebrate Holy Week

Week 1

Outcome

  • Easter Assessment

Week 2

Outcome

  • To explain what the Hindu holy books are

 

KS3 p6-8
HL p16-17

Week 3

Outcome

  • To explain what some of the holy scriptures teach Hindu’s

 

KS3 p6-8
HL p16-17

Week 4

Outcome

  • To understand the origins of Holi festival

KS3 p31

Week 5

Outcome

  • To understand how Hindu’s celebrate Holi festival

 

KS3 p31

Week 1

Outcome

  • To understand the orings of Kumbha Mela festival

 

KS3 p32
HL p27

Week 2

Outcome

  • To explain how Hindus celebrate Raksha Bandhan

Week 3

Outcome

  • Essay: How do Hindu people celebrate important festivals compared to other faiths?

Week 4

Outcome

  • To explain why Ahimsa is an important part of a Hindu’s life

Week 5

Outcome

  • To explain Dharma affects the lives of Hindus

HL p5, p15
KS3 p54-55

Week 6

Outcome

  • To explain how Kharma affects the lives of Hindus

 

KS3 p43-45, 54, 60, 67
HL p29

Week 7

Outcome

  • Hindu Assessment
  • To explain Hindu beliefs on life after death

 

KS3 p42-43
HL p28-29

Week 1

Rules, systems, expectations

Week 2

Outcome

  • To understand how Judaism begun

 

KS3 p36-38

Week 3

Outcome

  • To understand the significance of the Torah

Week 4

Outcome

  • To understand how the Ten Commandments are linked to the story of Moses (exodus story)

Week 5

Outcome

  • To understand the significance of the ten commandments

Week 6

Outcome

  • To understand Jewish beliefs in God (Sheema)

Week 1

Outcome

  • To explain how the Jewish Creation story relates to Shabbat

Week 2

Outcome

  • To understand the significance of Kosher within Judaism

Week 3

Outcome

  • To explain the meaning of daily rituals and practices (Mezuzah)

Week 4

Outcome

  • Judaism Assessment
  • Essay: Which rules are the most important for Jewish people in following their faith?

Week 5

Outcome

  • To know why Jesus’ birth is important to Christians

Week 6

Outcome

  • To recognise why Christmas is a special time for Christians

Week 7

Outcome

  • To explain how the Jewish Creation story relates to Shabbat

Week 8

Outcome

  • To explain how Christians celebrate Christmas around the world

Week 1

Outcome

  • To understand why Jewish people celebrate Pesach

Week 2

Outcome

  • To understand how people celebrate Pesach

Week 3

Outcome

  • To understand how and why Jewish people celebrate Yom Kippur

Week 4

Outcome

  • To understand how and why Jewish people celebrate Hanukah

Week 5

Outcome

  • To understand how and why Jewish people celebrate Rosh Hashanah

Week 6

Outcome

  • To know what Tzedaka (giving money to charity) is

Week 1

Outcome

  • To understand Jewish people’s views on life after death
  • Judaism assessment
  • Essay: How do Jewish people celebrate important festivals compared to other faiths?

Week 2

Outcome

  • To re- tell the Easter story

Week 3

Outcome

  • To understand why Easter is important for Christians

Week 4

Outcome

  • To know where and how Christians worship

Week 5

Outcome

  • To recognise symbols which are significant to Christianity

Week 6

Outcome

  • Easter Assessment

Week 1

Outcome

  • To understand the significance of the synagogue (artefacts etc)

Week 2

Outcome

  • To understand how Jewish people worship in the synagogue

Week 3

Outcome

  • To understand how Jewish people celebrate their Bar or Bat Mitzvah

Week 4

Outcome

  • To understand the significance of Jerusalem in Judaism

Week 5

Outcome

  • To explain the pilgrimage to Jerusalem

Week 1

Outcome

  • To understand what happens when a Jewish child is born

Week 2

Outcome

  • To understand the significance of Jewish dress

Week 3

Outcome

  • To explain the importance of the Rabbi in the Jewish community

Week 4

Outcome

  • To consider how Jewish people differ in the beliefs

Week 5

Outcome

  • Essay: What similarities and differences are there between Judaism and Hinduism in how people follow their everyday faith?

Week 1

Rules, systems, expectations

Week 2

Outcome

  • To understand who are Muslims

Week 3

Outcome

  • To explore each of the five pillars

Week 4

Outcome

  • To understand how Muslims pray

Week 5

France residential and Harvest Festival rehearsal

Week 6

Outcome

  • To understand what happens on Haji

Week 7

Outcome

  • To understand why Muslims fast

Week 1

Outcome

  • To understand Muslims views on God

Week 2

Outcome

  • To understand the significance of a Mosque
  • ELM Mosque visit

Week 3

Outcome

  • To explain the role of the Imam

Week 4

Outcome

  • Islam assessment
  • Essay: How does worship form the foundations of Islam and does this differ in other religions?

Week 5

Outcome

  • To explain Epiphany and how it is celebrated

Week 6

Outcome

  • To understand why the Church is a place of religious importance

Week 7

Outcome

  • To explain the importance of Baptism and Holy Communion

Week 8

Outcome

  • Christmas assessment

Week 1

Outcome

  • To understand the importance of the Qur’an

Week 2

Outcome

  • To explore the seven main beliefs of Islam

Week 3

Outcome

  • To explore who was Mohammed (PBUH)

Week 4

Outcome

  • To consider what happened on the night of power

Week 5

Outcome

  • To consider how Muslims put Mohammed words into daily life (Hadith and Sunnah)

Week 6

Outcome

  • To explore what happens during Ramadan

Reading

  • Holes

 

Writing

  • Letter in role

 

Punctuation and grammar

  • Colons

 

Spellings

  • Investigating spellings with double letters

Week 1

Outcome

  • To explain the significance of Eid Ul-Filtr

Week 2

Outcome

  • To explain the significance of Eid Ul-Adha

Week 3

Outcome

  • Islam assessment
  • Essay: How do Muslims celebrate important religious festivals and how does this compare to how Jewish people do?

Week 4

Outcome

  • To understand the importance of Lent

Week 5

Outcome

  • To understand why Christians celebrate Easter Sunday

Week 6

Outcome

  • To understand how events led to the crucifixion of Jesus
    Easter assessment

Week 1

Outcome

  • To consider what  happens when a Muslims baby is born

Week 2

Outcome

  • To consider Muslims views on life after death

Week 3

Outcome

  • To explore how Muslims respect the dead

Week 4

Outcome

  • To consider how Muslims follow shari’ah

Week 5

Outcome

  • To understand the importance of halal and haram

Week 1

Outcome

  • To understand the importance of Muslim agencies such as Muslim Aid

Week 2

Outcome

  • To understand the significance of certain Islamic clothes

Week 3

Outcome

  • To understand why Islam, Christianity and Judaism are Abrahamic faiths

Week 4

Outcome

  • To consider why all Muslims don’t believe the same thing

Week 5

Outcome

  • Islam assessment
  • Essay: To what extent does Islam influence the daily life of a Muslim and how does this compare to your daily life?

Week 1

Rules, systems, expectations

Week 2

Outcome

  • To understand the importance of Guru Nanak

Week 3

Outcome

  • To explain who the other ten Gurus were

Week 4

Outcome

  • To explain the importance of the Guru Granth Sahib

Week 5

Outcome

  • To explain how the Guru Granth Sahib is used in the Gurdwara

Week 6

Outcome

  • To explain the significance of the 5Ks in Sikh initiation

Week 7

Outcome

  • To explain what happens in the amrit ceremony
  • Sikh assessment

Week 1

Outcome

  • To understand the significance of the Gurdwara

Week 2

Outcome

  • To explore how the Gurdwara is the centre of Sikh and Non-Sikh communities

Week 3

Outcome

  • Trip to Gurdwara

Week 4

Outcome

  • Essay: What does it mean to be a Sikh? How does this differ from other religions?

Week 5

Outcome

  • To use the bible as a source when explaining the Christmas story

Week 6

Outcome

  • To explore the message of the Lost son

Week 7

Outcome

  • To make comparisons between Christmas and a Sikh festival

Week 8

Outcome

  • Christmas assessment
  • Christmas story concert preparation

Week 1

Outcome

  • To explore how Sikh festivals differ

Week 2

Outcome

  • To explain how Sikhs celebrate Guru’s birthday

Week 3

Outcome

  • To explain how Sikhs celebrate Vaisakhi

Week 4

Outcome

  • To explain how Sikhs celebrate Diwali

Week 5

Outcome

  • To explain how Sikhs celebrate Hola Mohalla and Holi Sikh

Week 6

Outcome

  • Assessment Essay: In what ways do Sikh’s celebrate their religion and how does this differ to other faiths?

Week 1

Outcome

  • To understand how Sikhs make moral decisions

Week 2

Outcome

  • To understand what resurrection is and how it is linked to Easter

Week 3

Outcome

  • To explain Christian views on life after death

Week 4

Outcome

  • To explain other religious views on life after death

Week 5

Outcome

  • To discuss my own views on life after death

Week 6

Outcome

  • Easter assessment

Week 1

Outcome

  • To understand the significance of Sikh Symbols

Week 2

Outcome

  • To explain how Sikhs go on pilgrimage

Week 3

Outcome

  • To consider how Sikhs deal with prejudice and discrimination

Week 4

Outcome

  • SATs week

Week 5

Outcome

  • To explain Sikh views on their life cycle

Week 1

Outcome

  • To understand why Kharma plays a big role in Sikhism

Week 2

Outcome

  • To explain the importance of the three pillars of Guru Nanak’s teaching

Week 3

Rhos y Gwaliau

Week 4

Outcome

  • To explore the lessons behind the story of the  Milk and the Jasmine flower

Week 5

Outcome

  • To can explain the lessons behind Bhagat Puran Singh and Pingalwara

Week 6

Outcome

  • To explain the lessons behind Duni Chand and the needle

Week 7

Outcome

  • Sikh assessment
  • Essay: Sikh’s views on life after death contrast to those of other faiths. What are their beliefs and how does it differ?

Beyond the Curriculum