Y1 Religious Education

Areas of study
  • Harvest: How is Harvest celebrated across the world?
  • What makes a church a special place for Christian people?
  • Celebrations: Chinese new Year/Celebrations in our family
  • Easter: What does Babcha do in her family at Easter? What do we do and why?
  • Rites of Passage: Christenings, naming and birth ceremonies
  • What difference does belonging to a faith make to a family?
What pupil will be learning: Recognising and talking about religion Level 1:
  • To identify their own uniqueness and that of others
  • To appreciate the differences and similarities they encounter in others
  • To make distinctions between good and bad, right and wrong
Milestones - End of KS1
AT 1 Learning about Religion and Belief
  • explore a range of religious stories and sacred writings and talk about their meanings
  • name and explore a range of celebrations, worship and rituals in religion, noting similarities where appropriate
  • identify the importance, for some people, of belonging to a religion and recognise the difference this makes to their lives
  • explore how religious beliefs and ideas can be expressed through the arts and communicate their responses
  • identify and suggest meanings for religious symbols and begin to use a range of religious terms and ideas.
AT 2 Learning from Religion and Beliefs

  • reflect on and consider religious and spiritual feelings, experiences and concepts such as worship, wonder, praise, thanks, concern, joy and sadness
  • ask and respond imaginatively to puzzling questions, communicating their ideas
  • identify what matters to them and others, including those with religious commitments, and communicate their responses
  • reflect on how spiritual and moral values relate to their own behaviour
  • recognise that religious teachings and ideas make a difference to individuals, families and the local community.