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LDBS Religious Education Syllabus

Aims and Pedagogy of LDBS Syllabus for Religious Education

Model Curriculum Map

LDBS Syllabus Curriculum Overview for Religious Education

 

 

 

Revised units of learning 2020 – 2021

Reception: Units of Learning
Religion Term Big Question
Christianity Autumn 1 Who made the wonderful world and why?
Autumn 2 Why is Christmas special for Christians?
Spring 1 Why do Christians believe Jesus is special?
Spring 2 What is so special about Easter?
Summer 1 Who cares for this special world and why?
Summer 2 How did Jesus rescue people?

 

KS1: Units of Learning
Religion and Year Group Term Big Question Appendix/Resource
Christianity Year 1 Autumn
1
What responsibility has God given people about taking care of the world? Lesson 2
Sorting Activity
Lesson 3
Making a Choice
Autumn
2a
Why are saints important to Christians? PowerPoint Presentation
Autumn
2b
Christmas: Why is each person important in the Nativity Story? Lesson 1 Lesson 2 Lesson 3 Lesson 4 Lesson 4a  Lesson 5
Spring
2a
What are God’s rules for living?  God’s Top 10
Spring
2b
Easter: Why is Easter the most important festival for Christians?
Summer
2
Why did Jesus tell stories? Lesson 1
Images from the parables
Lesson 4
The wise and foolish builders
Christianity
Year 2
Autumn
1
Why did Jesus teach the Lord’s Prayer as the way to pray?  Lesson 1a
People CommunicatingLesson 1b
People Praying

Lesson 1c

Images of God
Lesson 2
Kingdom of God
Lesson 3a
Recap Activity

Lesson 3b
Needs and Wants Sorting Activity
Lesson 3c
Diamond NineLesson 3d
Odd One Out
Lesson 5
Temptation
Lesson 6
Assessment Task
Autumn
2a
Who is the saint of our school?/ What is the story of our school’s name?
Autumn
2b
Christmas: How does the symbol of light help us to understand the meaning of Christmas for Christians? Lesson 1 Lesson 3
Spring
2a
What is the story of Noah really all about?
Spring
2b
Easter: How do the symbols of Easter help us to understand the meaning of Easter for Christians? Lesson 4
Summer
2
Why do Christians make and keep promises before God? Lesson 1 Belonging to a Christian Community Lesson 3
Odd one out
Lesson 6
Talking Tubs
Judaism Year 1 Spring
1
What is it like to live as a Jewish person? Lesson 6
Judaism
Year 2
Spring
1
Why are they having a party? Lesson 1 Lesson 3 Lesson 6
Islam
Year 1
Summer
1
What does it mean to be a Muslim? Lesson 1b
Caring for special books
Lesson 2
The boy who threw stones at trees
Lesson 4
Performing wudu
Lesson 5
Praying 5 times a day
Lesson 6
Talking tub
Islam
Year 2
Summer
1
How do the five pillars of Islam help a Muslim to show commitment to God Allah? Lesson 3
How to help
Lesson 4a
When and who fasts?
Lesson 4b
When can you eat?
Lesson 4c
Reasons for fasting
Lesson 6
Statements related to the
five pillars

 

KS2: Units of Learning
Religion and Year Group Term Big Question Appendix/Resource
Christianity Year 3 Autumn
1
What is the Bible’s Big Story? Lesson 1  Lesson 1a  Lesson 2  Lesson 3  Lesson 4 Lesson 4a
Autumn
2a
Why is remembrance important? Peace
Cranes
Remembrance Storytelling
Autumn
2b
Christmas: How does the season of Advent and the feast of Epiphany point towards the true meaning of Christmas? Lesson 2 Getting ready to Welcome Jesus
Lesson 4 Paintings of  the Wisemen Lesson 5
Sorting Activity
Spring
2a
How do Christians believe following Jesus’ new commandments and his greatest commandment make a difference?
Spring
2b
Easter: Who is the most important person in the Easter story? Lesson 1 Lesson 1 alternative Lesson 5
Summer
2
Who is Jesus? Lesson 1 Diamond Nine  Lesson 2a
Holman Hunt – Light of the world
Lesson 2b I am the light of the world Lesson 4
I am the true vine
Lesson 5 The raising of Lazarus Lesson 6 Talking Tub
Christianity
Year 4
Autumn
1
How did belief in God affect the actions of people from the Old Testament? Lesson 3 Venn diagram Lesson 6a
Talking Tubs
Lesson 6b
Recap and Decision Task
Autumn
2a
What are the beatitudes and what do they mean to Christians?
Autumn
2b
Christmas: What do Christians mean by peace at Christmas?
Spring
2a
Do fame and Christian Faith go together?
Spring
2b
Easter: What is Holy Communion and how does it build a Christian Community? Lesson 1 Lesson 1a Lesson 2 Lesson 2a Lesson 3
Summer
2
Why is liturgy important to many Christians? Glossary to Support Liturgy Unit  PowerPoint to Support Liturgy and Holy Communion 
Christianity Year 5 Autumn
1
What do the miracles tell us about Jesus? Learning grid  Lesson 1 
Autumn
2a
What can we learn from wisdom?
Autumn
2b
Christmas: How do art and music convey Christmas? Lesson 1 Lesson 2 Lesson 2a Lesson 3
Spring
2a
The contemporary Anglican Church.
Spring
2b
Easter: What happens in Churches during Lent, Holy Week and Easter Sunday? Year 5 Grid for recording learning on Lesson 2 Lesson 3 Lesson 4 Lesson 5 Lesson 6

Lesson 6 target board

Christianity
Year 6
Autumn
1
Autumn
2a
Should every Christian go on a pilgrimage?
Autumn
2b
Christmas: How would Christians advertise Christmas to show what Christmas really means today? Lesson 2 Lesson 2a
Spring
2a
What do the monastic traditions with Christianity show us about living in community?
Spring
2b
Easter: How does the Christian festival of Easter offer hope? Lesson 6
Summer
1
How has the Christian message survived over 2000 years? Lesson 1a Translating the Bible Lesson 1b
Pentecost
Lesson 2a Recap starter Lesson 2b Apostle Creed Lesson 3a Translating the Bible Lesson 3b How Christians use the Bible
Summer
1
How has the Christian message survived over 2000 years? Lesson 3c Translating the Bible Lesson 5a Pie charts Lesson 5b Samuel Azariah Lesson 5c  Christian Aid leaflet page 1 Lesson 5c Christian Aid leaflet page 2 Lesson 5d mission storyboard frames
Summer
1
How has the Christian message survived over 2000 years? Lesson 6a Day in the life of a church Lesson 6b Church diary Lesson 6c  SPIES
Judaism Year 3 Spring 1 What does it mean to be Jewish? Lesson 1 Lesson 4 Lesson 5 Lesson 6 Lesson 6a
Hinduism
Year 4
Spring 1 How do Hindus worship? Lesson 1a Lesson 1b Lesson 4a Lesson 4b Lesson 5a Lesson 5b
Hinduism
Year 4
Spring 1 How do Hindus worship? Lesson 6a Lesson 6b
Hinduism
Year 4
Summer 1 What does it mean to be a Hindu?
Sikhism
Year 5
Spring 1 Lesson 1 Lesson 3a Lesson 3b Lesson 5 Lesson 6a Lesson 6b
Sikhism
Year 5
Summer 1 What does it mean to be a Sikh? 1 – Levels Of Commitment 2 – The Panj Kakke 3 – Belief Cards 4 – Example Checklist For Peer Assessment Of Rumalas  5 – Guru Nanak Visiting Mecca
Buddism
Year 3
Summer 1 What is Buddhism?
Buddism
Year 6
Spring 1 What does it mean to be Buddhist?
Thematic Unit
Year 5
Summer 2 Understanding faith in….
Thematic Unit
Year 6
Summer 2 Who decides?
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