Y5 Religious Education

Areas of study
  • Harvest: What in my world is given to me, what belongs to me and what should I share?
  • What philosophical questions do stories raise? What philosophical questions do stories raise? Hinduism:
  • What can stories and images of deities tell us about Hindu beliefs?
  • Christianity: What's it like to be a Christian in Vellore?
  • Church people: Who are the saints of God and why are they important? – Who was Etheldreda and why was she important for Ely?
What pupil will be learning: Showing understanding of religion and applying ideas Level 4
  • Use developing religious vocabulary to describe and show understanding of sources, authorities, practices, beliefs, lifestyles, ideas, feelings and experiences
  • Make links between them and describe some similarities and differences both within and between religions
  • Describe the impact of religion on peoples' lifestyles
  • Raise and suggest answers to questions of sacredness, identity, diversity, belonging, meaning, purpose, truth, values and commitments
  • Apply their ideas simply to their own and other people's lives
  • Describe what inspires and influences themselves and others
Milestone 2: End of KS2
AT 1 Learning about Religion and Belief
  • describe the key aspects of religions, especially people, stories and traditions that influence beliefs and values
  • describe the variety of practices and ways of life in religions and understand how these stem from, and are closely connected to, beliefs and teachings
  • identify and begin to describe the similarities and the differences between religions
  • investigate the significance of religion in the local, national and global communities
  • consider the meaning of a range of forms of religious expression, understand why they are important in religion and note links
  • between them
  • describe and understand religious and other responses to ultimate and ethical questions
  • use specialist vocabulary in communicating their knowledge and understanding
  • use and interpret information about religions from a range of sources.
AT 2 Learning from Religion and Beliefs
  • reflect on what it means to belong to a faith community, communicating their own and others' responses
  • respond to the challenges of commitment both in their own lives and within religious traditions, recognising how commitment to a religion is shown in a variety of ways
  • discuss their own and other's views of religious truth and belief, expressing their own ideas
  • reflect on right and wrong and their own and others' responses to them
  • reflect on sources of inspiration