Y2 Religious Education

Areas of study
  • Harvest: Who do we need to thank for the bread we eat?
  • Why is Christmas important to Christians?
  • Who was Jesus? A great leader and teacher? Which great leaders do we remember in our family?
  • How does the Khalsa influence the lives of Sikh families? How do the stories of the gurus and the concept of seva affect Sikh children?
What pupil will be learning: Identifying religious materials and asking questions Level 2:
  • To use religious words and phrases to identify religion's importance for some people
  • To begin to show awareness of similarities in religions
  • To retell and suggest meanings for religious stories, actions and symbols
  • To identify how religion is expressed in different ways
  • To ask, respond sensitively to, questions about their own and others' experiences and feelings
  • To recognize that some questions cause people to wonder and are difficult to answer
  • In relation to matters of right and wrong, recognize their own values and those of others.
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.