We follow the locally approved ‘SACRE’ RE Guidance and teach our children about all major world religions, belief systems and celebrations. At Bevington, we celebrate and engage with major religious festivals such as Christmas and Eid.
Rather than teach all religions separately, our curriculum is ‘themed’ each term, with pupils exploring the different aspects of religions such as celebrations, prayer, inspirational figures and so on. Focusing on these different aspects of faith, pupils will explore all major world religions and identify similarities and differences between them.
Through their time at Bevington, we expect pupils to have visited places of worship for all major religion, met with key figures and seen religions in their true context.
Each class keeps an RE Scrap book, which showcases their learning for each lesson, including the learning objective, reflections from the pupils, written learning and photographs.
Older children also explore Big Questions, which are designed for children to discuss religious themes in a greater depth, reflect on their own beliefs and explore the different beliefs of others. An example of a Big Question is: ‘Has religion made the world a better place?”
Please find the progression map for RE at Bevington below. This map details the skills and knowledge pupils are taught in each year through the school.
Places of Worship
Children will visit places of worship of all major religions during their time at Bevington. Children are encouraged to ask questions to explore worship further, as well as identifying similarities between worship in different world religions.