RE allows the children at our Academy to learn about the beliefs and attitudes of other faiths that we share the world with. We promote an environment of respect and understanding of the beliefs of others. The academy follows the Stoke on Trent Agreed Syllabus 2021-2026, allowing teaching of RE from FS – Year 6. The subject is delivered weekly to all children and supported by daily acts of worship.
We cover a wide range of areas within this subject. In the Foundation Stage pupils encounter Christianity and other faiths as part of their growing sense of self, their own community and thier place in it. Pupils study in depth the religious traditions of Christians, Jews and Muslims in Key Stage 1 and Christians, Jews, Muslims and Hindus in Key Stage 2. Other religions and non-religious world views are also considered.
We believe that our children should have a good background of understanding as they enter a multi-cultural and multi-faith world.
THE AIM OF RELIGIOUS EDUCATION
The Stoke on Trent Agreed syllabus states that:
"The Principle aim of religious education is to explore what people believe and what difference this makes to how they live, so that pupils can gain the knowledge, understnding and skills needed to handle questions raised by religion and belief, reflecting thier own ideas and ways of living."
Every state-funded school must offer a curriculum which is balanced and broadly based and which:
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